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Cadrex CNC Machinist I Night Shift in Agawam, Massachusetts

CNC Machinist I Night Shift

Agawam, MA (



Cadrex is searching for a CNC Machinist I who will be responsible for operating and maintaining CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machines to produce precision components according to engineering specifications. This role involves setting up machines, loading materials, monitoring machine processes, and performing basic maintenance tasks. Under the guidance of experienced machinists, you will play a crucial role in contributing to our manufacturing operations.


  • Set up CNC machines by loading the appropriate tools, fixtures, and materials

  • Interpret engineering drawings and specifications to ensure accurate machining

  • Operate CNC machines to produce components, monitoring machine performance and adjusting as necessary

  • Conduct routine quality inspections using precision measurement instruments (calipers, micrometers, gauges, etc.) to verify part dimensions

  • Make tool changes, offsets, and program adjustments as directed by senior CNC operators or programmers

  • Perform basic machine maintenance tasks, such as cleaning, lubrication, and tool changes

  • Identify and report any machine malfunctions or quality issues to the supervisor

  • Follow safety protocols and maintain a clean and organized work area

  • Assist in the documentation of production records, including part counts and machine logs

  • Collaborate with senior CNC operators and machinists to enhance machining skills and knowledge

  • Operates CNC machines to produce production parts and assemblies



  • Produce a high-quality product according to required specifications on a consistent basis

  • Produce the required quantity of product according to required output specifications

  • Understand the machine operation process and the movement of completed components

  • Use computers as required

  • Use measuring tools as required

  • Read and understand Blueprints

  • Complete necessary paperwork accurately and timely

  • Operate all hand tools, machines and equipment successfully as required and with minimal supervision

  • Work as a productive team member who contributes to the organizations’ success.

  • Handle fast-paced work

  • Demonstrate the ability to take initiative to see tasks that are needed and complete them without being instructed to do so by supervisors or lead personnel

  • Demonstrate dependability with good attendance


  • Highschool Diploma

  • 2-year technical certification or equivalent experience preferred


  • Onsite



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus


  • Safety first, rising to the challenge, collaboration, accountability, and doing the right thing


CADREX Manufacturing Solutions is a leading provider of complex sheet metal and machined production parts, assemblies, and weldments for a variety of end markets, including electrical transmission and distribution, warehouse automation, technology, aerospace & defense, medical, food, and industrials. With locations in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Washington, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, and Monterrey Mexico, CADREX offers numerous in-house manufacturing capabilities, including laser cutting, sheet metal fabrication, complex assembly, CNC punching, CNC machining, forming, robotic welding, stamping, fastener insertion, and tool and die manufacturing, to effectively serve customers with lights-out manufacturing capabilities for mid- to high-volume production. For more information, visit

Cadrex provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.