Waters Corporation

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Experimental Machinist A

Experimental Machinist A

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Waters Division
Production and Manufacturing
Regular Full-Time

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Company Description

About Waters 


Waters Corporation is a publicly traded global biotechnology company headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts. For fifty years, our solutions have been utilized by scientists in laboratories across the world.  


The company employs more than 6,500 people worldwide, with manufacturing facilities located in Milford, MA; Tauton, MA; Wexford, Ireland; Manchester, England; and in Singapore.


Our Milford Global Machining/Manufacturing Operation


50,000 Sq. Ft. Machining/Manufacturing floor at the heart of our Half Mile Long Corporate Campus 

90+ State of the Art CNC Machines

Focused on high precision/medical device manufacturing

Large Campus, 2 cafeterias, ON-SITE GYMS!, 24/7 café




Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All 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. 


Waters Corporation is currently leading a search for an Experimental Machinist A to join our organization within our Global Machining Operations.  This position would join over 200+ professionals who work within our worldclass 50,000 Sq. FT. Machining/Manufacturing facility, w/ over 90+ start of the art CNC machines and technologies.  We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individuals to work in our fast paced multifaceted work environment utilizing a variety of manual Lathe and Milling technologies to produce machined components for our biotechnology products.


The Model Shop is a fast paced work environment which utilizes rapid prototype machining techniques to produce highly complex to moderately complex machined components in support of Research and Development of new products as well as difficult to procure materials for instrument requirements.  In addition to machining, the candidate will be required to be creative in developing manufacturing techniques in order to modify redesigned features into existing product. This position requires great attention to detail and solid inspection habits to ensure that quality is met per the design requirement. 



This opening is a NIGHT position for Monday through Thursday 2:00pm to 12:00am


  • Under limited supervision, operate a variety of machine tools such as lathes and milling machines and surface grinders
  • Must have an intimate working knowledge and be able to set up and operate conventional machine tools without prescribed procedures. This includes machine tools with conversational programmable CNC controls such as the Prototrac control
  • Must have a wide intimate working knowledge of machining processes and techniques.
  • Inspect completed material utilizing hand inspection equipment, ie. vernier calipers, micrometer and drop dial indicators as well as Profilometer and CMM machines
  • Interact in a Manufacturing environment with a variety of personnel and Design Engineers as well as shift change over on a daily basis
  • Set-up and operate secondary equipment and perform any other functions within the department that may be necessary


  •  High School or Trade School graduate with specialized education in Machining Technologies required
  • Minimum of seven years experience required as a Production Machinist
  • Must have sufficient education to read engineering drawings, perform shop math, and keep accurate records
  • Personal computer knowledge required
  • Must be able to develop machining processes for the fabrication of production, prototype, and tooling components to meet the customer specifications
  • Must be able to give feedback and recommendations to the customer on design cost and manufacturability 


Key Words

Manual lathe
manual milling
surface grinder
Solid Works
Esprit CAM