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CNC Machinist Setup/Operator

Role Overview

Nashua NH has an immediate opening for an entry level CNC Machinist Setup/Operator at a small, clean machine shop facility. We operate first shift, weekdays: 8 am - 5 pm Monday to Friday. This position is reading blueprints, implementing operations on routers, setting up and operating machines that may include Haas CNC Mills and Lathes and manual equipment or processes at a higher challenging level of precision machining work.  This is a direct hire. 


CNC Machinist Candidates must have:

  • Ability to setup and run CNC Mills and Lathes (HAAS preferred)
  • Apprentice or Technical Schooling for Precision Machine Shop Experience ( CNC or Manual )
  • Ability to read Engineering drawings ( Blueprint Reading )
  • Understanding of GD&T ( Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing )
  • Knowledge of G & M Codes used in CNC programming process
  • Ability to make adjustments with MDI at CNC machine tool control
  • Ability to properly use common inspection equipment
  • Employment is dependent on the results of an initial drug test, background check, and motor vehicle report (if applicable to the position)

Daily work responsibilities will include running parts on Haas CNC mills and lathes including 4 and 4 axis milling and lathe live tooling. Quantity is from single piece prototypes to low volume production. Candidate is also responsible for performing in-process and final inspection on those parts and verifying they meet all print tolerances and specifications. Ability to operate independently and go from print to part is a must. Prefer individual with experience in precision machining using Haas CNC mills and lathes. On the job training is available for properly experienced candidates.

Preferred type of employee: 

  • Positive team player
  • Setup complex jobs, including tool and geometry offsets
  • Offer suggestions and/or design and build fixtures as required
  • Follow router and quality system procedures
  • Edit and troubleshoot new and old programs
  • Work with a variety of materials
  • Hold tight tolerances
  • Read and interpret blueprints properly
  • Inspect parts to verify blueprint requirements prior to first article
  • Properly transfer edit and save CNC programs
  • Quickly and accurately load and unload machines
  • Make productive use of all time
  • Run multiple machines when feasible and safe to do so
  • Provide input to ensure routers are updated properly
  • Continuously looking to make process improvements
  • Perform all duties & functions in compliance with all company safety standards.

Important for All Applicants


The following are the traits we want all candidates to bring to our company.  You can expect to find this throughout our workforce.   

  • Curious and lifelong learner who brings new ideas to the organization
  • Honest, trustworthy, and empathetic with colleagues
  • independently motivated, possessing a strong work ethic and desiring continuous growth  
  • Ability to work in a highly functioning, independent workplace that values strong initiative, risk taking, and creative problem solving. 

If these things describe you, please make sure we know about it during the selection process.  We do read cover letters so feel free to include a short description in your application or reach out separately.  


  1. PI (Physik Instrumente) LP is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If, at any point in the application process (including hiring), a candidate would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or a religious need, please email us at Attn: Human Resources and we'll be happy to engage in an interactive process with you.
  2. Notice to Employment Agencies:  This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by our internal Human Resources team. Your respect for this process is appreciated. PI does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and any resumes received will be ineligible for referral fees. This is a direct hire. No agencies at this time, please no solicitations.





The future awaits you – at PI
Do you want to join a company that makes the impossible possible? Then we look forward to your application and a statement about your salary expectations.
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Frau Katya Maiser
+1 508-832-3456