Job Title:  CNC Machinist, 2nd shift


Middlefield, CT, US, 06455

Business Unit:  Zygo
Posting Date:  Nov 19, 2023
Job Description: 

Come join a company where what you do makes a difference. For over 50 years, Zygo Corporation, located in Middlefield, CT has been a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical metrology systems and ultra-precise optical components and assemblies. We are a worldwide supplier of optical metrology instruments, high precision optical components, and complex electro-optical system design and manufacturing services. Recognized as a valued partner by its customers for innovative technology, application expertise, product reliability, and responsiveness, ZYGO has been driven by a passion for innovation, as evidenced by approximately 750 patents awarded since its foundation. We are dedicated to helping you grow your career by using all your talents, insights and experiences in a welcoming team environment. Bring your passion, commitment and curiosity and come grow with us as together we work to make our world a safer place.


CNC Machinist Overview:

Operates CNC and non-CNC machines to perform any combination of machining operations such as but not limited to: drilling, milling, shaping of glassy materials to specification. Assembles cutting tools in tool holders and positions tools in machine spindles according to  requirements., Loads, edits and stores programs. Writes machine programs to produce accurate machined parts. Works from complicated drawings, sketches, specifications, written and or verbal instructions. Observs machine operations and verifies that machine is operating correctly to set parameters. Performs difficult and complex set ups and operates machinery on assignment from new and unusual to difficult under minimal supervision with direction from engineering or area manager.



Follows safety regulations

Maintains work area in a neat and orderly condition

Understands and follows ISO procedures

Reads and understands blue prints, and process routings

Performs other similar and related duties as assigned.


Minimum requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent and 1+ years related experience

Working knowledge of shop math and shop theory. 

Ability to read and interpret blue prints



Salary Minimum: 
Salary Maximum: 

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Hartford