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CNC Lathe Operator


Ayer, MA, US, 01432

REQ ID:  34185

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Sealed Air has an immediate opening for a Machinist – CNC Lathe Operator located in the equipment manufacturing site in Ayer, Massachusetts.  The qualified candidate must be able to work from written procedures, blueprints, and verbal instructions under minimal supervision.  
Specific Responsibilities Include:
•    Set tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches.
•    Calculate requirements, including basic math.
•    Load feed mechanism.
•    Verify settings by adhering to international standards.
•    Maintain specifications by observing drilling, grooving and cutting. (This includes turning, facing, knurling and threat chasing operations.)
•    Take measurements.
•    Piece part setups and breakdowns.
•    Detect malfunctions and troubleshoot.
•    Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
•    Accomplish organization goals by exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
•    Other duties as assigned.


Skills and Experience
•    High School Diploma or equivalent

•    Machining experience  


•    Conceptual skills

•    Process improvement

•    Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and sketches to produce parts  

•    Functional and technical skills
•    Attention to detail
•    Knowledge of OKUMA, FADALS, and ROBODRILLS helpful    

•    Safe work history 
•    Good communication skills
•    Supply management
•    Mathematical skills    

•    Ability to speak, read, and write English

Requisition id: 34185 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

  • Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.
  • Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.
  • Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: CNC, Machinist, Equipment Operator, Supply, Business Process, Manufacturing, Operations, Management

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