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Carrier Machine Operator - 2nd Shift in Ashland, Massachusetts

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United States of America


CAFMA: FS Kidde Fenwal Ashland MA 400 Main Street, Ashland, MA, 01721 USA


Set up and operate Swiss -Star/Brown & Sharp machining centers to perform a normal range of operations including to drill, ream, bore, tap, thread, chamfer, turn, face, repeatedly to close tolerances and required finishes.


  • Work from drawings, route sheets, CNC programs using required equipment, fixtures, tooling, chucks, collets, etc. necessary to perform required operations.

  • Use micrometers, verniers, dial indicators, comparators and other measuring equipment.

  • Set-ups exacting and somewhat difficult, may include turning or boring chuck jaws for specific jobs.

  • Work on ferrous and non-ferrous metals with close tolerances.

  • Down load programs and tools according to run off sheet. Set speeds and feeds and make dry run in presence of qualified set-up person and or Programmer. Program changes made by others.

  • Change dull tooling. Sharpen tools as needed. Make necessary tool adjustments to retain required dimensions or finishes. Inspect own work to establish frequency.

  • Maintain necessary records.

  • Move materials as necessary in performance of duties or as directed.

  • Detect and report improper operations, faulty equipment, defective materials and unusual situations to proper supervision.

  • Maintain work area and equipment in clean and orderly conditions.

  • Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations.

  • Assist with training employees as directed.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned or as directed


  • Basic mathematical skills together with the use of CNC programs, complicated drawings, route sheets, and various types of precision measuring instruments.

  • One (1) to three (3) years applied machining training.

  • Ability to read and interpret detailed instructions and procedures (blueprints, route sheets, and specifications).

Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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