CNC Machine Operator

Job Description

Accumet is an industry-leading advanced processing manufacturer for new and legacy materials fabrication, precision laser services, and critical component assembly. We are looking for a CNC Machine Operator at our Westford, MA location. Roles available in our Ceramics, Marking and Metals departments. 7am-3:30pm EDT shift with occasional overtime after the shift and occasional Saturday mornings.

Job Summary

In this role, you will set up and run high-powered lasers with minimal supervision. You will need to set up and fixture jobs, follow instructions in the job traveler carefully and occasionally modify G-code. You will also need to use inspection tools to complete 1 st and 2 nd piece inspections. You will need to have great communication and time management skills. Training will be provided to those with at least 1 year experience running CNC machines.


  • Select proper programs and fixtures
  • Read and understand blueprints
  • Microscope work - light source inspection
  • Perform prescribed maintenance as required such as lens cleaning, mode alignments, keeping station clean
  • Perform 1 st and 2 nd piece inspections including dimensional inspections
  • May perform a variety of other tasks as production needs require including learning to operate machines in other departments (Metals, Marking, etc.)
  • Experience with manufacturing software/or similar job tracking software (ShopTech-E2)

Bonus Experience:

  • Knowledge of CAD software (Alphacam, AutoCAD, Solidworks)
  • G-code modification

Minimum requirements:

  • 1-3 years of job shop/manufacturing experience
  • 2 years of experience setting up and running CNC machines or 1 year of laser operator experience
  • G-code familiarity
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, managers and other departments
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Location: Westford, MA

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Hours: 7am-3:30pm with occasional overtime including some Saturday mornings

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical depends described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

What we offer: Competitive Wage, Vacation and Sick Time, Medical, Dental, 401k with Match, Company sponsored Life Insurance and AD&D, STD/LTD, Dependent Care and FSA Cafeteria Plans, Aflac, Training opportunities.