Swiss Machinist

C&S Machine

Company Overview: WHO WE ARE We are an entrepreneurial organization that has grown incrementally over the past 5 decades and is now experiencing significant growth and expansion. We collaborate with leading aerospace and defense companies to solve their toughest application needs and improve their bottom line. We recognize change is constant and encourage our people to search for better solutions. We have a deep desire to engage, empower and provide opportunity for employees at all levels in the organization and strongly promotes work/life balance, and life-long learning and development. We enjoy a family oriented, people focused culture that has been a key factor in positioning our organization for the opportunities we now have today.
Industry: Aerospace
2929 Saratore Dr
Niles, MI 49120

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1.  Set up machines (calibration, cleaning, etc.) to start a production cycle

2.  Program machines (depending on experience level)

3.  Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)

4.  Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines

5.  Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools

6.  Test operatin of machines periodically

7.  Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws

8.  Keep records of approved and defective unites or final products

9.  Maintain activity logs

10. If designated by the team leader, has the authority to perform 1st Article Inspections.

11. Responsible to verify changes to production processes are assessed to confirm that the desired effect has been achieved without adverse effects to product conformity.


Job Requirements:


  • Previous experience as a Swiss machine operator preferred
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer, etc.)
  • Understanding of production procedures
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength


At least a high school diploma or GED or must be currently attending high school while working as a co-op student. Must be developing a working background of machine experience.



Must be able to read English.


Must be able to perform basic math skills and keep accurate product counts.


Has to be able to think for themselves most of the time, but understand when to ask questions.


Must be able to use basic gauging and tooling applicable to department, such as Indicating Micrometers, Test Indicators, Gauge Blocks, Digital Micrometers, and Depth Micrometers.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 250 pounds, but with the help of another person or a mechanical device. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. Good hand to eye co-ordination a must.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

C&S is family-owned company that has been thriving since 1966. We value the individual success and fulfillment of our employees. C&S offers an exceptional benefits package which includes: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, 401k Company Match Program, and more!


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

C&S Machine Products, Inc. is a Drug-Free Employer.

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