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

1st shift – 5:00am-1:30pm

Qualifications:

  • High School, Trade School graduate or demonstrated equivalent skills.
  • Minimum 3 years on Itaya Wireform Machines, MX Type, MCX Type Machines
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Good mechanical skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal & written
  • Knowledge in the use of simple gauges (i.e. plug gauge)
  • Knowledge of SPC inspection methods.
  • Ability to use all measuring tools, including Comparators and Load Testers.
  • Ability to lift objects from lower to a higher position or moving horizontally from position-to-position.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs unassisted

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1st shift – 6:00am-2:30pm

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or demonstration of equivalent skills.
  • Working to quality specifications may inspect parts off machinery to insure parts are running to quality standards
  • Ability to maintain production records and quality records
  • Performs basic machine maintenance functions
  • Basic math skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal & written
  • Manual dexterity skills
  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs unassisted

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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 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 – 6:00am-2:30pm

Qualifications:

  • High School, Trade School graduate or demonstrated equivalent skills.
  • 3-5 years experience in set up and operation of department equipment
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Good mechanical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong solid understanding of basic measuring tools (i.e. micrometers, digital calipers, height gauges, optical comparators)
  • Ability to perform in process and first piece

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1st shift – 6:00am-2:30pm

Qualifications:

  • High School, Trade School graduate or demonstrated equivalent skills.
  • 3-5 years experience in set up and operation of department equipment
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Good mechanical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong solid understanding of basic measuring tools (i.e. micrometers, digital calipers, height gauges, optical comparators)
  • Ability to perform in process and first piece

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or demonstration of equivalent skills.
  • Ability to work independently and carry out assignments to completion with minimum instructions while adhering to prescribed routines and practices.
  • Computer skills requiring an average working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Basic office skills such as data entry and filing.
  • Basic math knowledge.
  • Ability to work well with others.

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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 – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in specific machinery of responsibility (i.e. CNC, WEDM, etc.)
  • Proficient in computer aided machining processes.
  • Ability to interpret complex blueprints.
  • Ability to use measuring equipment.
  • Ability to Set-up and operate Wire EDM Machines: Charmille and Mitsubishi
  • Minimum of 2 years experience programming and operating specific machines of responsibility.
  • Requires a very high degree of precision and control.

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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 3+ years’ experience in a metal form / stamping 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
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques
  • Knowledge of how to complete PPAP documents
  • Blueprint reading and knowledge of GD&T

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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 – 6:00am-2:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in Component/Tooling Fabrication, Trouble Shooting Tooling and Repairing Blank & Forming Tooling. Set-up – Trouble shooting Production of Secondary Blank & Form presses/tools (60T-176T).
  • CT approved (apprenticeship completed) journeyperson preferred
  • Ability to read - understand blue prints (GDT) 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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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.