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Morgan Advanced Materials, PLC Assembler / Operator 1st & 2nd shift in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Morgan Advanced Materials is a world leader in advanced materials science and engineering of ceramics, carbon and composites. We operate in a series of well-defined markets where our applications expertise offers our customers a valuable differentiator, engineering high-specification materials, components and sub-assembly parts that solve their challenging technical problems.

The Technical Ceramics business of Morgan Advanced Materials engineers high performance functional and structural ceramic materials, components and sub-assemblies to address customer-specific technical challenges.

The business employs advanced materials science and applications expertise to produce parts that enhance reliability or improve the performance of its customers’ products. Much of what the global business unit makes is used in demanding, harsh or critical environments. Our Technical Ceramics business works in selected segments of the electronics, energy, healthcare, industrial, petrochemicals, security and transport markets, typically in close collaborative customer relationships.

Group Key Figures: Revenue £1b, 9,000 employees, manufacturing in 30+ countries, and customers in 100+ countries. A UK PLC with head office located in Windsor, Berkshire UK. Listed on London Stock Exchange; Member of the FTSE 250 Index.

Major Responsibilities:

The Operator reports directly to the Production Supervisor.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform various tasks as assigned by Department Supervisor.

  • Maintain quality and quantity with strong sense of accountability and standards.

  • Perform detailed assembly operations using microscopes, tweezers, micrometers, or dial indicators.

  • Perform one or more repetitive bench operations.

  • Completes all relevant documentation.

  • Maintains material inspection records

  • Cleans and maintains equipment & work area.

  • Microscope use is required.

  • Conduct all tasks in a safe and efficient manner complying with all local, state, and federal EHS regulations and with Morgan New Bedford, MA EHS Guidelines. Guidelines include but not limited to participation in required EHS training and use of proper PPE. Employees are responsible for reporting hazardous conditions and job-related injuries or illnesses to their supervisor.

  • Performs training/cross-training as required.

  • Performs one or more of the following assembly/verification operations:

    • Assembly
  • Helium leak Test

  • Electrical Testing

  • Visual Inspection

Operator 2:

  • Able and willing to promote and conduct training/cross-training of all employees.

  • Proficient in all essential job functions.

  • Able to complete all job functions with minimal supervision.


  • Bright dip using acids and other chemicals to clean metal components.

  • Utilizes CMM Machine to measure final assemblies.

  • Ransohoff wash machine to clean parts.

  • File, deburr machines or clean parts using hand tools

  • Measures machine parts, ceramic and metal components, sub-assemblies, assemblies for conformity to drawings and specifications.

Minimum Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 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.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. Hired employees are required to provide proof that they are a U.S. Person as defined by 22 CFR §120.15.

  • This position requires use of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to carry out written, oral, or diagram form instructions.

  • Basic math skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • 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.

  • Required to talk or hear

  • Required to pass eye tests

  • Required to stand, walk, and sit

  • Required to use finger, handle, feel & reach with hands & arms

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 lbs, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs

  • Vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus, close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Morgan Advanced Materials is an EEO/AA/M/W/D/V Employer.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, and toxic caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This job description does not state or imply that all duties to be performed are specifically identified above. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested or instructed by an authorized person of the Company. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

Requisition ID: 2021-1270

External Company URL:

Street: 225 Theodore Rice Boulevard

Remote Working: No