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TOP PAY-IN HOUSE ADVANCEMENT with a GROWING COMPANY

CSS offers excellent employment, salary and benefit opportunities for those looking to pursue a career in manufacturing at CSS. As a family managed company, we hold a vested interest in the professional and personal success of our employees by offering programs for employees to further their education, expand their skills, and advance their career at CSS, as well as trade apprenticeships.

We are pleased to announce that CSS has been awarded 1st place in Hartford Business Journal’s 2019 Connecticut Family Business Awards amongst companies in the 76+ full-time employees category. This award was given to us due to our history of dedication to supporting our employees.

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

2nd shift – 2:30pm-11:00pm or 3:30pm-12:00pm

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Physical ability to do work requiring frequent stooping and bending.

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1st shift – 6:00am-2:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years exp set up, program edits, fixture set up, transfer from R&D to production
  • Proficient with Master Cam, Tsugami & Bridgeport vertical CNC machines, Caron and Elbo system
  • Knowledge of inspection equipment, CMM, Optical Comparator, Lay out inspection
  • Good reasoning abilities. Sound judgement

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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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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

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
  • Ability to make independent judgment decisions

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2nd shift – 2:30pm-11:00pm

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Exposure to manufacturing a plus
  • Strong communication skills both verbal & written
  • Strong verbal & written technical communication skills
  • Detail & Task driven work ethic

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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:

  • High School, Trade School graduate or demonstrated equivalent skills.
  • Must have basic math knowledge.
  • Computer literate
  • Capable of using basic measuring equipment
  • Ability to read simple blueprints preferred

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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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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Industrial / Manufacturing / Industrial Fields
  • Preferred experience in stamping and/or multi slide manufacturing
  • Ability to read blue prints and analyzes its feasibility to be manufactured
  • CAD Literate, capable of using CAD to view and manipulate geometry
    • AutoCAD – 2D
    • Solid Works - 3D / 2D
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Strong verbal and written technical communication skills
  • Detail & Task driven work ethic
  • 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
  • Proficient in creating and maintaining visual works instructions

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2nd shift – 2:30pm-11:00pm

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.

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1st shift – 6:00am-2:30pm

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 – 6:00am-2:30pm

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate.
  • Requires a very high degree of precision and control in their work.
  • Knowledgeable in set up of progressive dies, presses & Wintress die controls.
  • Must have experience with 300-330 ton presses
  • Must have experience with 5k-9k pound progressive tools
  • High degree of attention and care required, preventing injury to self and others when operating machine tools.
  • Ability to make independent judgment decisions.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes (stamping, machining, secondary operations, etc.)

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

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 work to quality specification - inspect parts of machinery to ensure parts are running to quality standards.
  • Responsible for stopping the machine when parts do not meet requirements.
  • Maintains production records and quality records.
  • Performs basic machine maintenance functions.

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1st shift – 6:00am-2:30pm

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
  • Visual Sharpness (corrected) to operate machines (including visual inspection procedures).
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate machinery for precision work. Substantial movements (motions) of the arms, wrists, hand and /or fingers.
  • 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

2nd shift – 2:30pm-11:00pm

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate.
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic Blueprint knowledge
  • Mechanical aptitude as exhibited through:
  • Experience & solid background in the operation of manufacturing production equipment i.e. Power Presses, Laser engravers, Basic Machine tools i.e. Belt Sander, Pedestal Grinder
  • Experience & solid background in assembly operations i.e. Medical Sub Assemblies, Firearms Sub Assemblies
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.
  • Ability to understand written instructions

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

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 controld
  • Experience in troubleshooting and programming PLC’s a plus.
  • Must have good communication skills both verbal and written.

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1st shift – 7:00am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or demonstration of equivalent skills.
  • Proficient math skills to fulfill essential functions of the job.
  • Good communication skills. Ability to understand verbal & written instructions.
  • Proficient in data entry, E-mail system, Microsoft Word & Excel skills.
  • Experience with computerized inventory systems and basic knowledge of inventory procedures.
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal direction.

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AAP/EOE

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.