CNC Set-Up Operator in Pelham, NH at WAKEFIELD-VETTE

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Wakefield-Vette is part of the Heico Companies, and in aggregate, Heicos businesses generate more than 2 billion in revenues. Wakefield-Vette is a global leader in innovative thermal management solutions for a diverse range of markets. Building on overfour decadesof leadership and experience, Wakefield-Vette designs, manufactures, and sells thermal management products that remove excess heat generated by electronic components. These products include heat sinks, extrusions, bonded fin assemblies, custom panels and enclosures, liquid cold plates, precision compression clamp systems, and accessory products.

Due to continued growth in the Pelham, NH facility, Wakefield-Vette is seekinga CNC Set Up Operatorto join the Manufacturingteam. This position will report to Wakefield-Vettes1stshift CNC Supervisor.

Major responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Works from drawings, blueprints, job layouts, or other written specifications, determines feeds, speeds, tooling and operational sequences.

  • Set up and inspect first article part on any proven program and turn it in for Quality Assurance verification at an 80 approval rate.

  • Change cutting tools and location of work pieces during machining process.

  • Installs cutting tools and various work holding devices to handle the size of stock to be machined.

  • Operates and adjusts machines until parts produced conform with specifications and time standards.

  • Makes necessary adjustments to set-ups during course of operations to maintain accurate production.

  • Responsible for completeness of secondary set ups.

  • Detects and reports improper operation, faulty equipment, and unusual conditions.

  • Detects and reports significant variances in job standards.

  • Upon completion of First Article of Verification" trains and monitors work of operator assigned to that machine.

  • Run multiple plane operations.

  • Using an air hose the employee cleans the parts.

  • Run multiple CNC machines.

  • Tolerances of +/- .005

  • Works with highly cosmetic parts

  • Performs secondary operations as defined by traveler, using various machines/tools such as files, drill presses and sanders.

  • Assists operators on which dimensions to inspect, (proper tools and gauges).

  • Basic programming

  • Ensures quality of parts before forwarding them to next operation/process.

  • Responsible for cleanliness of his/her own work area and the general housekeeping of the Company.

  • Reports any unsafe conditions to Supervisor/Management/Maintenance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • The ability to use micrometers, calipers, height gauges and dial indicators.

  • Up to 1 year CNC Set up experience.

  • 1 year minimum experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints a must.


Wakefield-Vette offers a very competitive salary (25.00/hr - 32.00/hr) that will be commensurate with skills and experience. SIGN ON BONUS Wakefield-Vette offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision CDHP with an HSA (company provides yearly funding). Individual or family plans are available at affordable weekly rates.

  • Company paid long and short term disability.

  • Company paid life insurance (up to three times your salary).

  • 401k retirement plan with a company match.

  • Accrued vacation and sick days.

  • Eleven paid company holidays.

  • Tuition reimbursement and other training opportunities available (paid by Wakefield-Vette)


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