Why Work With CSS?

CSS is a family run business of 80 years and we attribute much of our long term success and growth to our incredible team. Many individuals start their career out with CSS and continue to work here until the day they retire. We strive to create long term growth and opportunities for advancement through our ‘promote from within’ mentality, as well as our apprenticeships, and benefits like our tuition reimbursement programs. We invest in our people and strive to create a motivating and inclusive culture full of opportunity.

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Benefits

  • Above Industry Average Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Potential Overtime Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Life Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Long Term Disability
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Dependant Care Reimbursement Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Job security due to the variety of markets we serve

Culture

  • We genuinely care about the well-being of each and every employee
  • We have a ‘promote from within’ mentality
  • We are continuously training employees on the newest machines, techniques, and safety procedures
  • We constantly upgrade our machines to ensure our employees work with the best possible equipment
  • We provide an active work life that never gets boring and many of our employees have been with us for 40+ years
  • We are a family company and encourage you to refer your friends and family
  • Our leadership has an open door policy and all employees are encouraged to make sure their voices are heard

Open Positions

Ability to work OT as required & lift up to 35lbs unassisted required for all positions

2nd shift – 2:30pm-11:00pm

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the Set-up – Trouble shooting, Component Fabrication and Production of progressive, compound, four slide and secondary tooling.
  • CT approved (apprenticeship completed) journeyperson
  • Ability to read - understand blue prints and GDT as needed for production manufacturing.
  • Working knowledge and practical experience with the use of statistical process control in production environments. Progressive stamping background required
  • Working knowledge of ISO quality standards and practical experience with the use of statistical process control in a production environment.
  • Familiar with Medical and Aerospace (ISO13485 & AS9100) working environments.
  • An understanding of Manufacturing Engineering - Quality Engineering - Knowledge of Lean manufacturing and its components (i.e. Kaizen, Kanban, SMED, 5S, etc.)
  • Familiar with principles of concurrent engineering and design for manufacturing and assembly.
  • Experience with production standards, cost of quality and manufacturing methods.
  • Self starter with strong work ethic / production oriented.
  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs unassisted

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Experience in the Manufacturing Industry or Manufacturing Degree
  • Ability to read blue prints and analyzes its feasibility to be manufactured.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Lean manufacturing and its components (i.e. Kaizen, Kanban, SMED, 5S, etc.).
    • ISO quality standards and statistical process control in a production environment.
    • principles of concurrent engineering and design for manufacturing and assembly.
    • Production standards, cost of quality and manufacturing methods.
    • Statistical process control in production environments.
    • Six-sigma or other methods to define, measure, analyze, improve, and control process capability.
  • CAD Literate. Capable of using CAD (AutoCad / SolidWorks) for creating specifications for fixture/assembly aids, gauges and machine designs, as well as floor plans a plus.
  • Proficient in creating and maintaining visual works instructions.
  • Strong verbal and written technical communication skills.
  • Detail & Task driven work ethic.

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2nd shift – 2:30pm-11:00pm

Qualifications:

  • High School, Trade School graduate or demonstrated equivalent skills
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in set-up, trouble shooting, and production operation of Multi-Slide/Fourslide/Verti-Slide machines
  • Ability to read-understand blue prints as needed for production manufacturing.
  • Ability to Set-up, adjust & operate Fourslide machines (V81 & V82)
  • Working knowledge and practical experience with the use of statistical process control in a production environment
  • An understanding of manufacturing engineering, quality engineering, lean manufacturing and its components (i.e. Kaizen, Kanban, SMED, 5S, etc)
  • Familiar with principles of concurrent engineering and design for manufacturing and assembly
  • Experience with production standards, cost of quality and manufacturing methods
  • Detail and task driven work ethic
  • Ability to work OT as required in order to meet Company needs

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2nd shift – 2:30pm-11:00pm

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the Set-up – Trouble shooting, Component Fabrication and Production of progressive, compound, four slide production departments.
  • CT approved (apprenticeship completed) journeyperson.
  • Ability to read - understand blue prints and GDT as needed for production manufacturing.
  • Working knowledge and practical experience with the use of statistical process control in production environments. Progressive stamping background required
  • Working knowledge of ISO quality standards and practical experience with the use of statistical process control in a production environment.
  • Familiar with Medical and Aerospace (ISO13485 & AS9100) working environments.
  • An understanding of Manufacturing Engineering - Quality Engineering - Knowledge of Lean manufacturing and its components (i.e. Kaizen, Kanban, SMED, 5S, etc.)
  • Familiar with principles of concurrent engineering and design for manufacturing and assembly.
  • Experience with production standards, cost of quality and manufacturing methods.
  • Self starter with strong work ethic / production oriented.
  • Physical ability to do work requiring frequent stooping and bending.
  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs unassisted

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1st shift – 8:00am-4:30pm

Qualifications:

  • College student majoring in a Computer Science or Information Technology field
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Windows based computer hardware and software as used in a commercial business computing environment.
  • Ability to use standard hand tools to perform various computer hardware assembly and maintenance tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Able to perform assigned duties and tasks with a minimal amount of supervision.
  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs unassisted

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1st shift – 6:00am-2:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the Set-up – Trouble shooting and Production of Progressive / / Compound & Secondary tooling.
  • Ability to read - understand blue prints as needed for production manufacturing.
  • Working knowledge and practical experience with the use of statistical process control in production environments.
  • Working knowledge of ISO quality standards and practical experience with the use of statistical process control in a production environment.
  • An understanding of Manufacturing Engineering - Quality Engineering - Knowledge of Lean manufacturing and its components (i.e. Kaizen, Kanban, SMED, 5S, etc.).
  • Familiar with principles of concurrent engineering and design for manufacturing and assembly
  • Experience with production standards, cost of quality and manufacturing methods.
  • Detail & Task driven work ethic.
  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs unassisted

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or higher from accredited college or university or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Must have 10+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with aerospace, automotive, and medical quality standards, hands on inspection experience.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with customers and company personnel at all levels is essential.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft applications. I.e. Word, Excel, etc.
  • DSQR source inspection certification preferred (e.g. Arkwin, Boeing, Collins/Hamilton, GEAE, Lockheed Martin, Parker Stratoflex, Parker CSD, PWA, PW Power Systems, Raytheon, Sikorsky, Triumph)
  • Maintain certification of ISO 9001, AS9100, ISO 13485
  • AS13001 certification preferred
  • LCS Certification

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm - 2 openings

Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform checks, tests, gauging, and instrument inspections of material, product in process, and finished goods.
  • Prefer DSQR source inspection certification.
  • Prefer GD&T knowledge
  • Visual ability (corrected) to read directions and prints and to inspect parts closely to ensure that they meet specifications.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate inspection machinery for precision work.
  • High school or technical school education, or equivalent, with mathematics emphasis.
  • Skill required to operate gauges and testing equipment.
  • Analytical capabilities to interpret detailed and complex drawings
  • Physical ability to do work requiring frequent stooping and bending.
  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs unassisted

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • High school or technical school education, or equivalent, with mathematics emphasis.
  • Experience with operating gauges and testing equipment.
  • Analytical capabilities to interpret detailed and complex drawings
  • DSQR Source inspection certification as required
  • Knowledge of Aerospace Requirements (e.g AS9100, AS9102)
  • Blue print reading and knowledge of GD&T

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent with additional college-level courses in engineering and/or management desired.
  • Proficient with Master Cam.
  • Knowledge of Tsugami & Bridgeport Vertical CNC machine centers and their operating systems
  • Works with Caron System and Elbo Control Tool Setter.
  • Experience operating CNC machines, creating new programs and making adjustments to existing programs.
  • Knowledge of measuring equipment. CMM, dial indicators, comparator, micrometer and gauging.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Good reasoning abilities. Sound judgment.

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Apprenticeship Program

Our apprenticeship program provides paid, on the job, hands on training for employees interested in specializing in specific trades. Apprentices can be hired internally or externally. In the words of a former apprentice, “The nice thing about the apprenticeship program is you’re making money the entire time you learn and work which you can’t do in many jobs.”

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CSS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. CSS complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.