Careers

MWI Employment Opportunities:  We’ve been a family-owned business since 1983.  And our family-values culture hasn’t changed, even as we’ve opened facilities in four different states.  That’s why we pride ourselves on treating our employees like family. 

MWI Offers An Extensive and Comprehensive Benefits Package Including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability
  • 401k
  • Bonus Program
  • Onsite Fitness Center
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MWI Job Openings

At MWI, we’re always looking for solution solvers and team players. Don’t see the right job for you in the list below? No problem. Please submit your resume and we’ll keep it on file for future opportunities.

We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

High Temperature Furnace Operator – B and C-Shift

Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic

Inspector/Quality Technician

CNC Lathe Manual Machinist

CNC Form Grinder

CNC Form Grinding Journeyman Machinist

CNC Programmer Machinist Journeyman

CNC Machine Operator – A-Shift, B-Shift and C-Shift

Saw Operator – A Shift, B-Shift, C-Shift

CNC Lathe Machinist / Setup -Agawam, MA Plant

 

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High Temperature Furnace Operator – B and C-Shift

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Generate engineering documents including CAD drawings, CNC programs, and related work instructions to produce parts on the Shop Floor.
  • Operate high temperature vacuum furnace.
  • Monitor process and record parameters
  • Utilize analog and digital gauges, digital controllers, and PC HMI to record temperature, current, voltage, flow, pH, level, pressure and partial pressure of liquid and gas
  • Adjust gauges, valves, digital I/O and (HMI) process parameters to ensure safety of personnel
  • Load and unload furnace
  • LOTO : Electric (high & low voltage), Pneumatic, Water Circulation and Process Gas
  • Work with hazardous material and corrosive gas
  • Able to periodically operate in a full-face respirator, test required
  • Packaging of purified product
  • Adheres to established clean room procedures
  • Standard maintenance
  • Change pump oil
  • Clean chambers, exhaust piping and stacks (reassemble as required)
  • Inspect equipment for erosion and mechanical integrity
  • Record and report equipment condition and status
  • Remove, inspect, replace carbon insulation and graphite heaters
  • Install vacuum pumps
  • Disconnect and re-connect high current power to heater power studs
  • Standard shift 10:30 PM – 7:00 AM Monday – Thursday
  • Available for periodic over time and week ends
Requirements
  • Education: Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: 3-5 years machining (grinding) experience on conventional or CNC equipment

 

Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic – A-Shift, B-Shift and C-Shift

Essential Functions
  • Repair CNC Vertical and Horizontal Machining Centers, Lathes and various other Machine Shop Equipment.
  • Follow Preventative Maintenance Program and strictly adhere to Preventative Maintenance Procedures. Follows appropriate Lock Out – Tag Out  procedures
  •  Excellent troubleshooting experience including electrical, mechanical, pneumatics, hydraulics and PLC’s
  •  Maintain organization and cleanliness of equipment and equipment rooms
  •  Perform Preventive Maintenance and corresponding reports daily
  •  Complete assigned work orders
  •  Resolve electrical problems
  •  Other maintenance related duties assigned by the Plant Manager
Qualifications
  • Sound knowledge of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical schematic drawings and relative processes.
  • Ability to read, understand, draw, trouble shoot and repair systems and processes in a timely fashion using sophisticated test equipment, as  necessary, related to these systems.
  • Ability to provide innovative approaches and designs to difficult problems.
  • Mechanical and electrical repair expertise
  • Mathematical aptitude with ability to calculate proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume as well as apply basic algebraic and geometry applications
  • Must be able to read and follow blueprints, drawings and schematics
  • Understanding of word processing, spreadsheets, email, knowledge of MS Word, Excel
  • Thorough knowledge and demonstration of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Understanding of State, Federal, Local OSHA Safety Regulations.
  • Ability to drive a forklift

Inspector/Quality Technician – A-Shift, B-Shift and C-Shift

Essential Functions:

  • Excellent use of standard measurement equipment (i.e. micrometers, verniers, etc.)
  • Excellent Blue print reading skills
  • Experience and good skills on comparator
  • Good math and trigonometry skills
  • Good communication skills and ability to work closely with others
  • Ability/Availability to work overtime and weekends when required by customer demands

Qualifications: 

  • Experience and good skills with windows applications (i.e. MSWord, MSExcel, etc.)
  • Experience and good skills with SPC, ISO9002, and other quality standards/techniques.
  • Some knowledge of tool calibration standards and techniques.
  • Review proposals (i.e. prints) to insure a proper quality plan is feasible with the given job
  • Institute quality plan for WIP jobs.
  • Actively seek out WIP jobs and complete First-Off inspections to assist in the timely delivery of customer products.
  • Familiarize yourself with shipment priorities and insure that these jobs are not delayed due to quality/inspection reasons.
  • Reduce scrap through accurate First-Off inspections and awareness of faulty machining procedures.
  • Inspect incoming materials (tools, material, customer returns, etc.)
  • Complete and file all applicable Inspection/Quality paperwork
  • Interface with customers for inspection techniques, quality issues, and reporting when necessary.
  • Program and operate CMM.

CNC Lathe Manual Machinist – A-Shift, B-Shift and C-Shift

Essential Functions:
  • Ability to perform manual measurements.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with supervisors, managers, and coworkers.
  • Ability/Availability to work extra hours when required.
  • Excellent blue-print reading skills.
  • Good use of standard measurement tools.
  • Ability and experience to operate various types of CNC and manual equipment.
  • Abiding by all safety regulations and Company policies.
  • Completing any given job at, or below, the estimated hours – including setup.
  • Effectively managing tooling including fixtures, inserts, holders, and specialized tooling.
  • Keeping work area clean and organized.
  • Minimizing scrap and/or rework.
  • Maintaining the preventative maintenance of the CNC lathes.
  • Operate other CNC or manual equipment when the CNC lathes are not needed.
  • Blueprint Reading Skills.
  • Able to use standard measuring equipment such as micrometers and comparators.
  • Able to work to metric dimensions
Qualifications: 
  • Minimum 1-year CNC Programming experience.
  • Minimum 5 years lathe experience; 3 years on CNC Lathe.
  • Blueprint Reading Skills.
  • Able to setup and run concurrent jobs on multiple machines.
  • Able to use standard measuring equipment such as micrometers, comparators.
  • Strong shop math skills
  • Able to work to metric dimensions
  • Experience with Lean manufacturing principles and ISO quality systems.

 

CNC Form Grinder – A-Shift, B-Shift and C-Shift

Essential Functions:

  • 3-5 years machining (grinding) experience on conventional or CNC equipment.
  • Advanced Blue-print reading skills.
  • Experience dressing forms in grinding wheels. (Radii/Angles).
  • Ability to setup and run concurrent jobs on multiple machines.
  • Able to design and fixture parts as necessary to complete jobs.
  • Ability/Availability to work overtime in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Ability to use standard measuring equipment such as micrometers, comparators, CMM experience a plus.
  • Shop math skills. (strong trigonometry).
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to allow proper communication between co-workers and management.
  • Ability to work to metric dimensions.
  • Experience with Lean and ISO systems.

Responsibilities: 

    • Maintain a safe, organized work environment.
    • Setup and run various grinding jobs within given time requirements.
    • Setup and run concurrent jobs on multiple machines when necessary.
    • Perform inspection to ensure good quality.
    • Run production grinding work.
    • Work extra hours required to maintain customer delivery requirements.
    • Perform daily preventative maintenance routines on grinding equipment.
    • Produce quality products that well represent MWI and you.

CNC Form Grinding Journeyman Machinist – A-Shift, B-Shift and C-Shift

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain a safe, organized environment.
  • Program, Setup and run various grinding jobs within given time requirements.
  • Setup and run concurrent jobs on multiple machines when necessary.
  • Perform inspection to ensure good quality.
  • Run production grinding work.
  • Work extra hours required to maintain customer delivery requirements.
  • Perform daily preventive maintenance routines on grinding equipment.
  • Produce quality products that well represent MWI and you.
  • Work and effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Ability to comply with MWI, Inc. standards of operations.
  • Ability to adhere to the Core Values of the Company.

Qualifications: 

  • CNC form grinding experience.
  • Advanced Blueprint reading skills.
  • Experience dressing forms in grinding wheels (Radii/Angles).
  • Ability to setup and run concurrent jobs on multiple machines.
  • Ability to hold tolerances .002″ size and 0.0004″.
  • Able to design and fixture parts as necessary to complete jobs.
  • Ability/Availability to work overtime in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Ability to use standard measuring equipment such as micrometers, comparators, CMM experience a plus.
  • Ship math skills (strong trigonometry).
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal sills to allow proper communication between co-workers and management.
  • Ability to work metric dimensions.
  • Experience with Lean and ISO systems.

CNC Programmer Machinist Journeyman

Essential Functions:

  • Program, setup, and operate CNC mills to produce any given product to a customer’s specification on dimensions, functionality, quality, and delivery.
  • Comply with all safety regulations
  • Maintain a safe working environment that is organized, clean, and free from debris
  • Perform periodic preventative maintenance on equipment being used, including daily cleaning and daily maintenance checklists
  • Perform all delegated tasks from Area Functional Manager
  • Suggest ideas to better work environment and/or increase efficiency of workflow
  • Perform inspections on all products to ensure product quality before it reaches the Quality department.
  • Work with CAD to facilitate the production of products and drawings
  • Actively seek out extra work
  • Work with department supervisor to ensure smooth flow between other departments during multi-departmental jobs.
  • Maintain tooling in organized manner.  Inspect tooling before use to insure quality product is produced.
  • Clear understanding of offsets, fixturing, and programming techniques
  • Good skills with conventional inspection equipment. CMM experience/knowledge preferred.
  • Excellent math skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Perform all required scribing and hand working.
  • Maintain a through in-process inspection for all jobs.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 5 years CNC Programming experience Vertical/Horizontal Mills
  • Minimum 5 years lathe experience; some CNC Lathe experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience programming in Mastercam
  • Able to setup and run concurrent jobs on multiple machines
  • Able to use standard measuring equipment such as micrometers, comparators
  • Strong Shop math skills
  • Able to work to metric dimensions
  • Experience with Lean manufacturing principles and ISO quality systems.

CNC Machine Operator – A-Shift, B-Shift and C-Shift

Essential Functions:

  • Performs operations needed to manufacture components
  • Run CNC and Manual Milling Equipment
  • Perform basic daily maintenance on work centers
  • Commitment to keeping a neat and organized work area
  • Develop Specifications from simple and complex blueprints, or hand sketched simple parts on paper
  • Adherence to all safety requirements including proper use of PPE
  • Willingness to work overtime to maintain customer requirements
  • Able to fit parts and hold tolerance to within .001-.005”
  • Takes responsibility and pride in doing work precisely and correctly
  • Perform all required scribing and hand-working.
  • Maintain and Record a thorough in-process inspection report for all jobs.
  • Work and effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Ability to comply with MWI, Inc. standards of operations.
  • Ability to adhere to the Core Values of the Company.

Qualifications:

  • Able to fit parts and hold tolerance to within .001-.005”
  • Takes responsibility and pride in doing work precisely and correctly
  • Ability to monitor fixturing and work holding methods
  • Capability to edit offsets at the machine to maintain tolerance of parts
  • Able to setup and run concurrent jobs on multiple machines
  • Perform in-process inspections using standard measuring equipment such as micrometers, calipers, height stand, etc
  • Shop math skills
  • Able to work with metric dimensions
  • Self-motivated individual
  • Blue print reading skills a plus
  • Fanuc Control knowledge a plus

Saw Operator – A Shift, B-Shift, C-Shift

Essential Functions:

  • Operate all models of Band Saws and become proficient in loading and unloading the machines as directed
  • Cut product within tolerance and squareness requirements
  • Read job routers, prints, and other procedural documents
  • Perform inspections
  • Maximize output for any given task(s)
  • Work and effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors

Qualifications:

  • General Machining/Carpentry experience

CNC Lathe Machinist / Setup -Agawam, MA Plant

Essential Functions:

  • Program, setup, and operate CNC Lathe machines.
  • Knowledge of measuring equipment; ability to perform manual measurements.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with supervisors, managers, and coworkers.
  • Ability/Availability to work extra hours when required.
  • Excellent blue-print reading skills
  • Good use of standard measurement tools
  • Good trigonometry and other math skills
  • 3 years minimum CNC experience on lathes including setup, operation, and basic programming.
  • Ability and experience to operate various types of CNC and manual equipment.
  • Abiding by all safety regulations and Company policies
  • Completing any given job at, or below, the estimated hours – including setup.
  • Effectively managing tooling including fixtures, inserts, holders, and specialized tooling.
  • Keeping work area clean and organized
  • Minimizing scrap and/or rework
  • Maintaining the preventative maintenance of the CNC lathes
  • Operate other CNC or manual equipment when the CNC lathes are not needed
  • Understanding and implementing the hand working skills required for surface finish specifications.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year CNC Programming experience
  • Minimum 5 years lathe experience; 3 years on CNC Lathe
  • Blue-print reading skills
  • Able to setup and run concurrent jobs on multiple machines
  • Able to use standard measuring equipment such as micrometers, comparators
  • Strong Shop math skills
  • Able to work to metric dimensions
  • Experience with Lean manufacturing principles and ISO quality systems.

 

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