Reference : 585587

CNC Cutting Machine Operator 2nd Shift

  • Technical Production
  • United States MERRIMACK, N
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/10/2021

Position description

Looking for an exciting career with great benefits?

Saint-Gobain is seeking a CNC Cutting Machine Operator for our growing Air Supported Radomes Department in Merrimack, NH. 

$500 sign-on bonus for 2nd shift - Will train dependable people

Would you like to work for a company that has been in business for over 350 years, is a leader in the market, provides great growth oppotunities, a great work-environment and outstanding benefits?  Our products are sold world-wide and provide protection to our first responders and military.  Air-Supported Radomes protect antenna systems while providing outstanding electromagnetic transmission performance.  They are constructed using high performance fabrics, which are designed to withstand the toughest environmental conditions. See more about our radomes and 5G products here:


The CNC Cutting Machine Operator is responsible for properly operating a Eastman CNC cutting machine to layout and cut coated fabric material to specification for various parts prior to assembly. 


Follows work orders, process sheets, procedures, and /or other instructional documentation:

  • Read and interpret blueprints to identify the necessary layout of coated materials onto the cut table
  • Verify, inspect, and select coated material rolls suitable to be used per work order
  • Properly download correct cut files and execute cut functions for belts, blanks, windows, shelter parts, and radome panels
  • Properly complete required paperwork/forms either manually or electronically
  • Work with draftsman to ensure all cut files are accurate and up to date
  • Inspects, sorts, and packages completed items per Work Order and QA direction
  • Meet productivity time and quality standards in area of responsibility
  • Analyze department Engineering Work Releases (EWR’s) to be able to make recommendations on date of completion, material needs, space available and equipment required for cut table scheduling demands
  • Minimize waste and off-cuts by recommending changes to work order text and coordinate these updates with scheduling
  • Update work order traveler information and cut sheet logs to support improved quality oversight and inventory accuracy
  • Any other related duties, goals and/or activities as assigned

**NOTE:  The hours for this position will be Monday-Friday 2pm-10pm.   Training for this position is approximately 4-6 weeks on 1st shift (6am-2pm)**


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ years experience working as a CNC Operator (required)
  • 1+ years experience working in an ISO manufacturing environment
  • 6+ months experience reading blueprints (preferred)
  • Accurately read a tape measure within 1/16 of an inch
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Basic comprehension, reading, writing and communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic problem solving skills
  • Dependability and thoroughness
  • Willing and able to cross-train and be flexible in the work environment


ITAR Compliance: Saint-Gobain in Merrimack, NH is an ITAR-compliant facility. Due to ITAR regulations, successful candidates for this position may only be U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents (green card holders) or foreign nationals granted refugee or asylee status. Individuals with temporary visas (e.g. E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, TN or OPT) are not eligible for hire.

U.S. EXPORT CONTROLS: U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within Saint-Gobain that may present access to export controlled technical data, Saint-Gobain must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift/move a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly
  • Ability to work at floor and elevated height levels, and kneel/squat frequently 
  • Ability to work overtime as needed


  • Shift premium of 5% (of base wage)
  • Annual Bonus Program (up to 10% on qualified earnings)
  • Annual Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • 401k (w/company match)
  • Pension Plan (Company contributed, employee vesting after 3 years)
  • Medical/Vision/Dental/Life/AD&D/STD/LTD (no waiting period)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation and Sick/Personal
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • +Many More

RELOCATION:  Not Authorized

SPONSORSHIP: Not Authorized


Additional Requirements



Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, Composite Systems is comprised of three business units including Films & Fabrics, Tape Solutions and Thin Films. Our ambition is to provide innovative solutions that combine material science, processing technology and design to save energy, provide protection, improve comfort, and give peace-of-mind to our customers. Our unique performance is delivered by passionate people, empowered to collaborate closely with our customers and solve their toughest challenges. 

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.

Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Composites, and together, let’s protect what matters most!


Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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