Machinist - 1st Shift ($30.56/hour) in Warren, MA at CIRCOR

Date Posted: 1/7/2022

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Job Description

Machinist, CNC Machinist, Manual Machinist, Machinist A, 2nd shift


BUSINESS:  Naval Solutions


DIRECT REPORTING: Production Supervisor


CIRCOR International (NYSE: CIR) is one of the world’s leading providers of mission critical flow control products and services for the Industrial and Aerospace & Defense markets. The Company has a product portfolio of market-leading brands serving its customers’ most demanding applications. CIRCOR markets its solutions directly and through various sales partners to more than 14,000 customers in approximately 100 countries. The Company has a global presence with approximately 3,200 employees and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. For more information, visit the Company’s investor relations website at 

About CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense 

CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluid and motion control products for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR products are flying on most commercial and military aircraft, including single and twin aisle air transport, business and regional jets, military transports and fighters, and commercial and military rotorcraft. Other markets include unmanned aircraft, shipboard applications, and military ground vehicles.

Business units are in Corona, California; Warren, Massachusetts; Hauppauge, New York; Paris, France; Uxbridge, UK; and Tangier, Morocco. Parent company CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is headquartered in Corona, California. 

CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense, Warren, MA 

CIRCOR Naval Solutions started in 1897 under Warren Pumps®, following a legacy of pump builders in whose origin span over 200 years in the town of Warren. Under CIRCOR Naval Solutions this division is best known for serving the U.S. Navy’s submarine and surface ship programs. The highly engineered and custom-built pumps are made of a wide variety of exotic materials and span an envious range of both centrifugal and positive displacement technologies. Every submarine and aircraft carrier in the U.S. fleet as well as many other U.S. naval vessels depends on the pumps manufactured at Warren.

CIRCOR Portland Valve was organized in 1973, originating in Portland Maine and moved its operations to Warren, Massachusetts at the end of 2011. CIRCOR Portland Valve is a major valve supplier on the Submarine & Destroyer programs. The company’s products include a broad range of specialized valves for various shipboard services.

CIRCOR offers a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package most of which are effective Day 1 of employment. These include medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA, 401k with company match, company-paid life and disability, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

TITLE: Machinist A


Position Summary

Operating specialized machinery to perform operation of metal working components to specific processes and prints, requiring close tolerances.

Principal Activities

  • Plan and perform rough and finish machining on a variety of machines both CNC and manual.
  • Perform setups requiring tight tolerances independently. Determine proper operation sequence, select and set tools in cutting head assist programmers to optimize manufacturing of all parts.
  • Operate and understand advanced machine tools (i.e. CNC).
  • Construct components and parts to extremely tight tolerances.
  • Adjust machining parameters to achieve properly documented first pieces and inspect work in progress so that all parts conform to drawing specifications, taking appropriate action if defective parts are found.
  • Record labor times and other related data on standard forms
  • Provide guidance and direction to employees in the resolution of the complex problems.
  • Act as a liaison with other departments, units or organizations.
  • Perform other duties as responsibilities necessitate.

Pay Details

  • If minimum of 3 years machining experience, starting rate is $30.56/hour

Job Requirements

Requirements:     Education/Training/Experience


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Must be able to read Blue prints/Geometric tolerances.
  • Experience and knowledge required for advanced machine tools (i.e. CNC).
  • Instrumentation /Gaging skills required. Must be familiar with machinist tools and hand tools (micrometers, verniers, indicators, scales, dial bore gage).
  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be a team player, flexible, and self-directed /self-motivated and possess a positive attitude.
  • Must be skilled at problem solving, thinking outside the box, and acceptable of change and innovation. Must be open to coaching and training with a willingness to learn all machines/cells.
  • Some physical effort (avg. 25 lbs).
  • US Citizenship is required for DOD requirements.

Education & Experience

  • Must have HS diploma or GED equivalent; concentration in machining would be a plus.
  • Minimum of five years experience required


CIRCOR is an equal opportunity employer, which means we will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, from recruiting and hiring through separation.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to providing and fostering an inclusive workplace for all our team members.


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