CNC Machinist - Second Shift

companyKadant Solutions
locationAuburn, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/31/2023
CNC Machinist
Full Time

Second Shift CNC Machinist.

Kadant Solutions Division offers a highly comprehensive benefit package, including 401k match.

Who is Kadant Solutions Division?

Kadant Solutions, based in Auburn, Massachusetts, develops, manufactures, and markets a wide range of doctoring, cleaning, filtration, and forming systems and related consumables used in process industries worldwide including construction roofing materials, food processing, metals processing, nonwovens, pulp and paper, textiles and fibers, and tissue.

Why consider joining the Kadant team?
  • Kadant was named as one of America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023 by Newsweek
  • Kadant was named to Newsweek's list of America's Most Responsible Companies 2023.
  • 100% of Kadant's energy comes from renewable sources.
  • Kadant serves the pulp and paper industry which has recycled 68% of everything produced and 82% of cardboard since 2009, the highest of any processing industry.
  • Kadant serves several process industries including lithium-ion battery production, food processing, metals processing, carbon fiber, nonwovens, textiles, and construction roofing materials.
  • At Kadant, our customer-focused innovation allows us to deliver Sustainable Industrial Processing™ engineering services and technologies to help our customers create more value with fewer inputs.

*Equal opportunity employer.

*Diverse and inclusive workplace.

*Competitive wage.

*All benefits are effective upon date of hire.

Our comprehensive benefit package includes:

*Medical, Dental and Vision insurance with best-in-class premiums.

*10 ½ paid holidays.

*401k with match.

*Company paid life insurance benefit.

*Disability insurance.

*Aflac insurance.

*Lifelock insurance.

*MetLaw legal assistance.

*Employee assistance program.

*Flexible spending.

*Dependent care.

*Educational assistance.

*Employee stock purchase plan.


Kadant Solutions Division is seeking to hire a CNC Machinist for second shift at our Auburn, MA. location. The CNC Machinist is responsible for the setup and operation of CNC and manual turning and milling machine tools to produce products from various materials to the specifications of blueprints, sketches and work instructions.
  • Ability to work independently in planning, layout, set-up and operation of CNC and manual machine tools.
  • Proof read and edit CNC programs as required.
  • Understands set up operation & program of G&M codes.
  • Responsible for machining and inspecting product to insure it is within specifications.
  • Perform all machining operations, including but not limited to Milling, Turning, Facing, Drilling, Reaming, Threading, Tapping, Deburring and assembly of product.
  • Perform basic machine maintenance as instructed.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Fully responsible for the quality of their own work.
  • Comply with all company safety policies, procedures and practices.
  • Must be a team player and participate in efforts to achieve department and company goals.
  • Work overtime as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Advanced shop mathematics and an understanding of the order of operations and good manufacturing practices is essential. The CNC Machinist must be able to correctly use and read basic measuring tools such as micrometers, vernier calipers and indicators .Experience with the methods and devices to lift heavy irregularly shaped objects such as cranes and power lifts is essential. Verbal and written communication skills to convey information within the organization and the ability to solve practical manufacturing problems with little guidance is important. Also, the position requires organizational skills, basic computer knowledge and responsibility for quality of work. Successful candidates will have a high school diploma and a minimum of 5+ years of hands on experience with the setup and operation of CNC and manual machine tools. A trade school diploma is preferred. Please send your salary requirements. Our second shift is currently available.