CNC Machinist

Website Kaman Corporation

CNC Machinist Job Highlights

Title CNC Machinist
Type Full Time (1st shift)
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Bennington, VT, United States
Company Kaman Corporation

Company Profile

Kaman Corporation is the largest industrial distributor and system consultant. The company is a leading innovator in the aerospace industry, serving commercial and military customers around the world. It develops highly-engineered products for customers in diversified industries where product performance is critical.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a CNC Machinist who will set up and run jobs on 3, 4, and 5-axis CNC machines performing close tolerance finishing operations on assigned parts per the established production schedule.

Also, cross-train in manual machining to be able to perform daily tasks as required.

Participate in all continuous improvement activities in the work cell and be part of daily preventative maintenance on the machines.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 2 years in a manufacturing environment with proven mechanical aptitude, strong math skills, and the ability to read blueprints and engineering drawings.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with prior machining experience


  • Complete all required data entry and paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Cross-train in manual machining to be able to run jobs as needed.
  • Keep the work area neat and clean and store jigs, fixtures, and tools in their designated areas.
  • Participate in all required training sessions.
  • Participate in designated continuous improvement activities in the work cell and in other areas of the company as requested.
  • Perform routine daily cleaning and preventative maintenance on machines as needed.
  • Set up and run jobs on CNC machines per assigned production schedule.
  • Work with CNC programmers to ensure that timely and accurate programs are ready to run jobs.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by the manager


  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to Lift up to 50 pounds and be on feet throughout shift
  • Ability to Set up and Operate 3, 4, and 5-axis CNC Machines
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Focus
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Results Oriented
  • Strong Interpersonal and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Strong Math Skills
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Team Oriented
  • Time Management


  • CNC machine and manufacturing operations, interpretation of blueprints, engineering drawings, job travelers, and manufacturing instructions.
  • Experience in Epicor operating software (a plus)
  • Use of a personal computer and measuring equipment-calipers, height gauges, micrometers

Employer’s Statement

Kaman Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran or disability status, or any factor prohibited by law.

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