CNC Machinist (Lathe)

Cromwell, Connecticut US Ripley Tools, LLC

Company Description

Ripley is the leading global manufacturer of wire and cable preparation tools, serving lineman, technicians and installers for over 30 years. Ripley’s full product line of high quality wire and cable preparation tools and accessories for the Transmission & Distribution, CATV, Electrical and Telecommunications industries is distinguished by three brands: Miller®, Utility Tool™ and Cablematic®.

  • The Miller brand of products is comprised of tools for the fiber optic and telecommunications industries and offers wire cutters and slitters for all types of small wire, cable and fiber optic cable.
  • The Utility Tool brand of products features tools intended to splice and terminate cable while meeting specific application needs including accurate removal of insulation, semi-conductive sheathing, protective jacketing and other materials to produce a consistent, uniform preparation of cable ends.
  • The Cablematic product line features coring and stripping tools, drop cable trimmers and compression/crimp tools for the CATV, Telecommunications and Wireless industries. Cablematic tools prepare trunk and distribution cables in addition to drop and messengered cables.

Ripley is headquartered in Cromwell, CT with offices in the UK and China. Ripley sells its products targeting the end user contractor through a worldwide network of distributors, focusing on quality and providing global solutions.

Job Description

Ripley Tools, LLC, a manufacturing company, housed in Cromwell, CT, making hand tools for the preparation for installation and repair in the Telecom and Utility Industries, is seeking a “CNC Operating Professional” to Operate, set-up and program CNC Machining Centers and lathes, as well as assisting in other functions and working with manual machines.

Working with a team of professionals, you will help to maintain quality and production standards, make tool adjustments and perform secondary operations as required. You must be able to set up and edit as needed, inspect your own work with standard gaging and contribute to the continuous improvement and growth of the company.


The successful candidate will need prior CNC/manufacturing/set-up experience, have MasterCam programming experience, ability to work on up to 5 axis machines, and incorporate LEAN practices into daily activity. You must be able to work with a minimum of supervision, be physically able to lift 40 pounds, and work on your feet for extended periods of time. Good working knowledge of shop math, and blueprint reading is a must. Salary will be determined by experience at all levels.

Additional Information

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We are an equal opportunity employer and make all employment decisions, including those related to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and recognition of individuals on the basis of their ability and job related qualifications and without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military status, veteran status and any other classification protected by law. Additionally we employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.