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Maintenance Machinist - Winsted, CT

Requisition ID:  9436
Category:  Manufacturing
Career level:  Beginner (1-3 years of experience)
Contract type:  Permanent



Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

Location:  Winsted, CT



  • Operate and maintain all machine shop equipment including manual Milling Machines, Lathes, Surface Grinders and Saws.
  • Modify / sharpen production tooling
  • Specify cutting tools required for effective machining
  • Fabricate components and tooling to drawing specifications
  • Fabricate / recondition lap plates using a manual Vertical Turret Lathe
  • Perform production equipment repair and modification
  • Understanding and use of hand and power tools
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings
  • Assist with facility repairs and upgrades
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Support the Preventive Maintenance Program
  • Support improvement projects and programs
  • Support the EHS Program and Zero Accidents
  • Operate Fork Trucks
  • Support 5S projects when needed
  • Basic CNC programing experience desired but not required
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervision



  • High School diploma or GED
  • Machining certificate/training preferred but not required



  • Experience operating CNC equipment preferred but not required
  • (2) or more years setup and operating manual machinery listed above



  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed.  Follow all company safety requirements and alert management of hazardous conditions.  Assure satisfactory levels of cleanliness and housekeeping in all assigned areas.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and organizational skills.  Assure confidentiality of proprietary or sensitive information.
  • Provide a continuous, positive influence to meet or exceed Company Quality Policies, Strategic Goals, Visions and Values.


What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!


Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and to work remote


Health and Wellness Benefits.  SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!


Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested).  And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).


Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!



About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees ca 45,000.