CNC Machine Operator

CNC Machine Operator

companySIG SAUER, Inc.
remoteNot Applicable
PublishedPublished: 9/12/2023
CNC Operator
Full Time
1 - 2 years of experience
26-30 / hour

CNC Operator opportunity for a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms!

  • $28 per hour
  • Various shifts available
  • Amazing benefits + employer discounts
  • State of the art manufacturing facilities
  • Relocation assistance for out-of-state candidates


Position Summary:
SIG SAUER, Inc. is looking for CNC Machine Operators to run a variety of CNC equipment in our production shop in Newington, NH. Experience with 2,3 and 4 axis machines is preferred, as well as both mill and lathe experience.


Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the SIG SAUER attendance policy.
  • Maintain and operate a variety of CNC equipment on the production floor.
  • Make adjustments to ensure parts are meeting quality requirements.
  • Able to demonstrate good manufacturing practices.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by complying with organization standards and legal regulations.
  • Safely utilize a variety of hand tools, power tools, and machines.
  • Move materials and maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Ability to identify and replace any broken or worn tools and make tool offsets.
  • Visual inspection of surfaces to find defects.

Education and or Experience:

  • Minimum 2+ years- experience as a CNC Machine Operator Level III or equivalent.
  • Machinist apprenticeship highly desired.
  • Technical college work preferred.
  • Machine Operation Experience.
  • Has operated at least two of these types of machines proficiently.
    • Horizontal Machining Centers
    • Vertical Machining (including multi axis)
    • CNC Lathes (multi-turrets).
  • A good attitude along with a desire to work in a team environment.
  • High School Diploma/GED is required. Certification in precision manufacturing or related field is a plus.
  • 1-3 years of demonstrated experience with CNC Machines (Vertical, or, Horizontal, or lathe machining centers).
  • Demonstrated experience with calipers, micrometers, micro height gauges, and blueprint readings. Ability to edit and alter tool offsets.
  • Basic understanding of shop mathematics and computers.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work with a high attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Willingness to grow and learn in an ever-evolving industry.

Working Conditions:

  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to stand on feet for the duration of the shift.
  • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.

SIG SAUER, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, remote controlled weapons stations, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has over 3,200 employees across twelve locations in three states. The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team.  

Years of experience

  • 1 - 2 years of experience

Salary range

  • 26-30 / hour
  • 31-35 / hour

Required languages

  • English

Machine Type Programming Experience

  • 3 Axis Milling / Router
  • 4/5 Axis Milling / Router
  • Lathe