Waters Corporation

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CNC Machinist

CNC Machinist

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Company Name 
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 a CNC Machinist 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 CNC lathe and CNC Milling technologies to produce machined components for our biotechnology products.


The position requires set-up and operation abilities of more than one multi-axis machine such as Citizen Swiss (A20, L20, M20), Nakamura-Tome (WT-100, WT-150, WT-250), Okuma or Mori-Seiki. Inspection of own and other associates parts, computer skills, ability to read and edit programs and make sound decisions when presented with issues is required. Excellent communication skills are paramount as working on multiple machines with associates is a required function.  


This opening is a Night Shift position for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7:30PM to 8:00AM


  • Under limited supervision follow written process and operate a variety of CNC machines 
  • Set-up and operate cnc equipment and perform any other functions within the department that may be necessary.
  • Inspect first piece and in process material utilizing visual and hand inspection equipment, ie. Vernier calipers, Micrometer and drop dial indicators as well as profilometer and CMM operations.
  • Interact in a Manufacturing environment with a variety of personnel and shift change over on a daily basis as well as sharing a machining center with another associate.


  • Vocational trades school, high school diploma or equivalent required: Formal trades or apprenticeship preferred.
  • Must have sufficient education to read complex engineering drawings, perform shop math and keep accurate records.
  • Personal computer skill required.
  • Position requires a commitment to accelerated development using a variety of training methods both internal and external to waters.
  • All training will be developed and implemented based upon the candidate experience level.









Key Words

CNC lathes
CNC Swiss
Fanuc control
Mitsubishi control
Dual spindle
Dual turret
Citizen Swiss
Citizen A20
Citizen L20
Citizen M20
Star Swiss
Tsugami Swiss
Esprit CAM