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Morgan Advanced Materials, PLC Machine Operator - 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.

Job Purpose:

The Machine Operator role is responsible for working with machinery from setup to operation. Machine Operators work with manual and/or CNC equipment to make sure they are set up properly, working efficiently, and producing quality product.

Essential Functions:

  • 1st shift: Thursday, Friday 7:00AM - 3:30PM & Saturday, Sunday 6:00AM - 6:00PM

  • 2nd shift: Monday - Friday 3:30PM - 12:00AM

  • 3rd shift: Sunday - Thursday 11:00PM - 7:30AM

  • Use of surface grinders, Bridgeport type mills, OD/ID grinders, Wire Band Saws and Rotary Grinders for manual machine operations.

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

  • Complete all relevant documentation while maintaining product traceability throughout the process.

  • Clean and maintain equipment and work area, (6S Principals).

  • Perform mechanical and visual inspection of ceramics using various inspection equipment.

  • Perform safety checks on every machine where certified to operate.

  • Ensure that machines are producing quality products by performing periodic checks on output.

  • Carry out basic regular and preventative maintenance procedures.

  • Read product drawings and methods to visualize machining/grinding to be done and planned sequence of operation.

  • Must be flexible with cross-training in other departments.

  • Perform various tasks and all other duties as required/assigned by Production Supervisor.

  • Conduct all tasks in a safe and efficient manner complying with all local, state, and federal EHS regulations and with Morgan Hudson NH, EHS Guidelines. Guidelines include but not limited to participation in required EHS training and use of proper PPE. Employees are responsible for operating in a safe and ethical manner as well as report any unsafe or hazardous conditions and job-related injuries or illnesses to their Production Supervisor in a timely manner.

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 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).

  • Individual must be a:

  • Citizen of the United States, or

  • Permanent resident alien of the United States, or

  • Protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) as defined by 22CFR120.15

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: 2022-2322

External Company URL:

Street: 225 Theodore Rice Boulevard

Remote Working: No