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
  • Plenty of Overtime Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, Life and Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Disability - Short Term and Long Term
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Dependant Care Reimbursement Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • High level of 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

Hiring Bonus: $10,000

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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Part Time – 15-20 hours

1st shift – days and hours to be discussed

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in accounting or payables experience.
  • Proficient data entry skills, use of ERP systems
  • Microsoft Office skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of accounting principles.
  • Ability to work well with others.

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2nd shift – 2:30pm-11:00pm

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or demonstration of equivalent skills.
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.
  • Ability to understand written instructions
  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs unassisted

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Hiring Bonus: $10,000

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.

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1st shift

Qualifications:

  • Must possess at a minimum an E2 State of Connecticut electrical license
  • High School, Trade School graduate or demonstrated equivalent skills.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience at repairing industrial equipment and motor controls
  • Experience in troubleshooting and programming PLC’s a plus.
  • Must have good communication skills both verbal and written.

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1st shift – 6:00am-2:30pm

Qualifications:

  • High School, Trade School graduate or demonstrated equivalent skills.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in the field of machine maintenance.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to operate Forklift equipment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Welding experience a plus
  • Experience in the maintaining of Laser Welding equipment & fixtures highly desirable
  • Ability to make independent judgment decisions

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree or demonstrated of equivalent skills.
  • Minimum 3 years experience CAD. Latest version of Auto CAD preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience fourslide or power press die design.
  • Has working knowledge of tool room equipment and procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates a style of participative management in problem solving, project implementation, and continuous improvement objectives.
  • Offers a service-oriented willingness to function as a technical resource to work teams.
  • Demonstrates excellent technical and conceptual skills.

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering/ Industrial Fields.
  • 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 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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Hiring Bonus: $5,000

1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the Set-up – Trouble shooting and Production of Secondary Blank & Form tooling.
  • 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.

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Sleeper & Hartley Coiler series 790/7900
  • Knowledge of BHS Torin mechanical spring coiler machines
  • Ability to read blueprints and be able to measure parts using appropriate inspection equipment
  • Ability to remove old tool and replace with new tool
  • Good communication skills both verbal & written
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs unassisted

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Hiring Bonus: $10,000

1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

2nd shift – 3:30pm-12:00am

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the Set-up – Trouble shooting, Component Fabrication and Production 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.

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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.