Job Title:  Operator, Utility- 3rd Shift


Wallingford, CT, US, 06492

Business Unit:  Specialty Metals
Posting Date:  Nov 17, 2023
Job Description: 

AMETEK Specialty Metal Products (SMP) Wallingford is a US-based pioneer in the manufacturer of High Purity Metal Strip, Specialty Shaped Wire, Engineered Shaped Components and Thermal Management Materials. With more than 60 years of experience, AMETEK SMP Wallingford has numerous patents in technically advanced metallurgical materials and is a global leader in High Purity Materials via Wrought Powder Metallurgy. Do you require a safe work environment? Then you can count on us! At our Safety- First workplace, we need a Utility Operator, to set up and operate equipment related to manufacturing strip products.



• Ability to set up and operate all rolling, annealing, grinding, welding, slitting, flattening, leveling, packaging, and other production equipment

• Selects appropriate operating parameters and is able to produce required products to specifications

• Ability to troubleshoot and correct problems related to the operation of the production equipment

• Demonstrates ability to drive fork trucks and other devices used to move materials throughout the plant

• Performs quality checks to ensure product meets internal and customer specifications using various measuring devices. Provides quality samples to the QC Lab for approval

• Performs all safety and quality checks on the equipment, and performs required preventive maintenance and other maintenance as required



  • Safety conscious and able to assess risks
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Solid mathematical skills
  • Desire to use hands and learn new machinery and tooling
  • Comfort working in a multi-machine job shop environment
  • Willingness to work on weekends if needed
  • A high school diploma or GED certification
  • Able to pass a hair drug test


Salary Minimum:  Market
Salary Maximum:  Market

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: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford