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Morgan Advanced Materials, PLC Machinist - 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 Machinist is a member of the X-Ray Department reporting 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.

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, being mechanically inclined to independently troubleshoot in order to maintain product flow.

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

  • Set-up, adjust and operate machines.

  • Clean and maintain equipment & work area.

  • Perform safety checks on machines.

  • Carry out regular & preventative maintenance procedures.

  • Ensure that machines are producing quality products by performing periodic checks on output to ensure conformance to specifications.

  • Read product drawings & methods in order to machine, meeting specification requirements.

  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathe and milling machine.

  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances with mathematics, and utilizing instruments such as micrometers and vernier caliper.

  • Verify dimensions on CMM machine.

  • Must be able to utilize microscope.

  • 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.

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).

Additional Requirements:

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

  • Basic math skills.

  • 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

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 50 lbs, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 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: 2021-1791

External Company URL:

Street: 225 Theodore Rice Boulevard

Remote Working: No