1st Shift Machinist - Monday - Friday - 8AM to 4PM

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New Bedford, MA
First Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:


Atkore is forging a future where all Atkore brands, suppliers, employees, customers, partners and communities are building better together – a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.

Atkore is a leading manufacturer and distributor of electrical, mechanical, and safety infrastructure solutions to power and protect the world. With approximately 3,900 employees and 65 manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore manufactures electrical conduit, cable management systems, armored cable, metal framing, and security products and solutions and is a recent recipient of a Great Place to Work© certification. Atkore’s commitment to quality, delivery and value helps customers realize their vision. Atkore forges relationships and shapes the future with breakthrough results, enhanced technology, and innovative product offerings.

AFC Cable Systems, a part of Atkore International, currently has openings for 1st shift Machinist in our New Bedford, MA facility. Monday through Friday (occasional Saturdays may be required) however training may take place on any shift.

The Machinist A will report to the Engineering Manager, Electrical Cable & Flexible Conduit (ECFC), Atkore.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • 5+ years’ experience working in Machinist Trade
  • Operates and maintains lathe and milling machines.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and design sketches to ensure proper dimensions and specifications for parts.
  • Selects appropriate cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials to be used on machines.
  • Examines and measures completed units and parts to identify any defects and to ensure units conform with predetermined specifications; adjusts machine controls to resolve production errors.
  • Takes precise measurements for cutting or shaping.
  • Selects appropriate machine and settings for given task.
  • Plans proper sequence of tasks to complete the assignment.
  • Monitors production, adjusting feed and other settings as necessary.
  • Maintains inventory of completed products.
  • Checks output for quality assurance and documents or discards defects.
  • Inspects machinery for any needed repairs; performs minor repairs with expertise.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed.
  • Basic Knowledge of CNC technology and the manufacturing industry.
  • Complies with safety standards and regulations.
  • Dismantle and Rebuild tooling assembly’s to close tolerances.
  • Assist in major repairs in ECFC plants.


  • Must have basic understanding in Master CAM or Feature CAM.
  • Basic understanding in Auto Cad
  • Good coordination and mechanical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with math.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and perform repetitive tasks.
  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Experience working with machine tools or mechanical assembly.
  • Working knowledge of safety protocols.
  • Apprenticeship or vocational training required.

Our Culture Drives Value

Atkore’s culture is created from the disciplined use of the Atkore Business System (ABS), which is a critical part of our mission and a foundational system based on excellence in People, Strategy, and Processes, tied together with Lean Daily Management (LDM) to manage and sustain the business we have today, and Strategy Deployment Process (SDP) to create the business we aspire to become.

Having the right talent in the right roles enables successful ABS execution, improves our customer’s experience, and delivers breakthrough results. Said another way, that’s how we win!

Great Leaders Drive Value

Atkore is committed to creating an engaged and aligned workplace that helps drive an accountable and performance-based culture. Our team possesses a willingness to strive for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company after robust debate. We consistently live the Atkore mission, learn our strategic priorities and link behaviors to those priorities, all in a way that’s consistent with our core values. Together, we build stronger leaders and improve customer satisfaction which positively increases the overall value of the enterprise.

Atkore Delivers Value to You

Atkore International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Atkore International is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future, through the understanding that awareness and acceptance of our individual difference enhance inclusion and promote engagement and alignment.   Diversity and inclusion are keys to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.

Our dedicated employees are recognized for their commitment to our customers and making our company better than it was the day before. 

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!