A.W. Chesterton Company

  • CNC Machinist - 2nd Shift (3:30 pm - 12 am)

    Location US-MA-Groveland
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/29/2018 1:10 PM)
    Job ID
    2nd Shift
  • Overview

    At Chesterton, we have a laser focus on our customers! This job impacts the customer by producing machined products that meet and surpass customer expectations for quality and delivery.


    Job Summary :


    The CNC Machinist operates numerical control machine tools including, but not limited to, lathes, millers, EDM, etc, as needed to manufacture metal components. One or more machines may be running at the same time. Inspects work and performs quality checks to ensure conformance to Engineering DWGS. Will record data for SPC, either manually or electronically. Works as part of a team, and must be willing to support quality and production goals.




    • Operates Numerical Control machine tools in a cellular environment, including lathes and millers. Does minor tool set up involving changing inserts, end mills, drills, counter sinks, etc.
    • Operates machine controller to down load (electronically transfer) part program files.
    • Performs work from operation and planning packages, which include process sheets, tooling lists, set-up sheets, program code and blueprints.
    • Inspects work and performs Quality checks and records data for SPC as required. Stops process and notifies supervisor when parts measure Out-of-Tolerance.
    • Maintains safe and clean work area on a daily basis. Keeps informed of and follows machine shop safety policies and procedures.

    Complexity of Duties :


    • The CNC Machinist works under close supervision. May take direction from supervisor, lead man, or trainer. Follows detailed operation process planning, written, and/or verbal instructions.
    • Checks own work with Inspection tools, gauges, micrometers, indicators, etc., and has work cross-checked by a Quality Control Inspector.
    • May be required to debur parts; do subassembly work, press pins, and /or faces into fabricated components; mark, etch, stamp or engrave as needed to complete a part in a cellular component.

    Essential Skills:


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience:


    • High School or Trade School.
    • 3-5 years related experience with numerical control machines.


    Other Skills and Abilities:


    • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow written and verbal instructions.
    • Requires a basic understanding of Numerical Control Programs.
    • Ability to work in Machine Shop Environment.
    • Ability to read and understand machine code.
    • Ability to read and comprehend engineering drawings and blueprints.
    • Ability to work in an uncomfortable environment; i.e., extreme heat, cold, and noise.
    • Requires lifting parts, tools, and fixtures weighing up to 35 pounds.
    • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others.
    • Ability to function as part of a team. 


    Physical Demands:


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees assigned to certain tasks within this job may be required to participate in our Medical Surveillance Program. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear and reach with hands and arms. Also may require: repetitive elbow movements, rotating wrist movements, grasping, squeezing and handling objects, tools or controls. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and may be required to crouch, kneel or bend and reach above shoulder height. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of the job the employee works near moving mechanical parts. Noise and temperature levels can be high in the plant environment. While performing the job employee may be required to wear a respirator.


    All of A.W. Chesterton Company employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test, and the respective medical surveillance requirements.


    Chesterton is an equal opportunity employer  M/F/V/D




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