Hobson & Motzer, Inc. is a Durham, CT Manufacturer with an excellent opportunity for an experienced CNC Setup Technician. 

Working in a team, you’ll be responsible for set up and operation of CNC machines, while maintaining superior operating efficiency and quality.  Specific job duties include:

  • Effectively and safely mounts, installs, aligns and secures fixtures in machines.
  • Troubleshoot fixture, tooling, and production part problems as they are encountered.
  • Works with Engineering/Quality Control to ensure all dimensions and processes are in conformance by using precision inspection equipment to verify work and fixtures.
  • Monitor machine coolant/oil quality/ levels and predictive maintenance programs.
  • Analyze Problem Reports and make appropriate machine adjustments.
  • Confer with key personnel to resolve machine malfunctions and production issues.
  • Maintains accurate setup and production records per company standards.
  • Works with key personnel to develop intermediate skills to work with automation including robot points and frames.
  • Replaces dull or broken cutters, and pre-stages tools while machines are operating.
  • Demonstrates intermediate skills with Bridgeport, EZ Trak, and Surface Grinder.
  • Keeps accurate and timely records on the Computer Maintenance Software (CMS).
  • Maintains an organized, clean and safe work environment by applying 6S.
  • Properly follows safety procedures and policies including Lock Out/Tag Out and correct use of P.P.E.
  • Use correct P.P.E. per JHA’s and Job Description; required to wear safety shoes with the standard F2412 and F2413 rating. Individuals trained in NFPA 70E Arc Flash are required to wear electrical hazard safety shoes with the F2412EH and F2413EH rating.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

In order to be considered, candidates will need to meet the following requirements:

  • High School or Technical School Diploma, or General Education Degree (GED) preferred; Three to five years of related experience and/or training; or combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, part drawings, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Ability to apply logical thinking and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to write work instructions.
  • Ability to use fractions, decimals, percent and apply concepts of basic geometry.
  • Ability to identify problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Able to work Saturday and/or Sunday on a rotating basis to meet business needs.

Hobson & Motzer offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, AD&D, STD/LTD, retirement plan/401(k) and annual discretionary profit sharing bonus.  If you are interested in joining a stable, growth-oriented and innovative organization where you can make a difference, please click the link below to apply.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.