Job Details

  • ID#46931765
  • Address 14602 , Rochester,

    New York

    Rochester USA
  • Job type


  • Salary USD Compensation Flexible with Shift Differentials Compensation Flexible with Shift Differentials
  • Hiring Company

    New York

  • Showed03rd November 2022
  • Date03rd November 20222022-11-03T14:10:00-0400
  • Deadline02nd January 2023
  • Category


CNC Machinists Wanted


RPO is a global leader in precision optics, optical components, and optical assemblies. We specialize in a full spectrum of products & services including – Design and Engineering, Systems Integration, Lens Assembly, Visible and Infrared Components, Glass and Plastic Molded Aspheres, and Thin Film Coating. As one of the fastest growing companies in Rochester, RPO offers exciting career paths and work on market-leading programs. See below one of many career opportunities to join to RPO team!

Job Summary:

Individual is responsible for the fabrication of quality parts in within a set time schedule using blueprints, sketches and verbal instruction to set up and run parts that meet customers expectations. Individual will do this using Lathes, Mills and conventional equipment and also has the ability to measure his work to insure it is within set tolerances. Individual should be able to make necessary adjustments to ensure proper results. Individual should have good mechanical aptitude with a working knowledge of machining practices and give concentrated attention to each job, so as not to cause tool damage and / or mistakes to jobs.

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

Be in regular attendance

Be to work on time (at your machine working by start time)

Call in before your shift starts if you’re going to be late

Schedule vacation days 24 hours in advance

To work steadily, 8 hours a day

Maintain good customer / coworker relations

Treat others with respect, interfacing with them in a courteous manner

Communicate effectively, so no details of a job are missed

Be willing to work short notice overtime in order to meet customer needs

Be sensitive to changing priority needs and switch jobs to meet customer needs

Keep a neat work area / follow established safety practices

Properly care for equipment

Daily clean off the machines used, brushing them off and wiping them down

Daily sweep up surrounding work area (mop as necessary)

Always wear safety glasses, use guards and other PPE when needed

Reads and draws prints and sketches

Accurately interprets all prints, sketches recognizing symbols and tolerances

Can create prints and sketches for others in the shop to work from

Has the math skills to interpret all prints

Abide by company rules and policies

Work in machine shop unless required to work elsewhere

Keep breaks to no more than 2 per day

Keep breaks to 10 minutes

Abide by regulations: smoking, safety glasses, etc.

Do personal business on personal time breaks, lunch (ex. Phone calls, computers, etc.)

Order / ship materials, parts and supplies

Know who to contact and what to do to order materials and supplies for jobs

Know how to ship parts when done for second operations and to customers

Understand which forms to use and when and how to use them

Train others

Be able to instruct others about shop operations, equipment and procedures

Abilities Required:

Good manual dexterity

Proficient math skills

Ability to follow directions

Good communication skills

Blueprint Reading

Analytical troubleshooting / problem solving

Computer skills

Decision making

Apprentice program or equivalent experience

Leadership skills

Good time management skills

20/20 vision or corrected vision

Requirements and Competencies:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Ability to communicate effectively to team members and management.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts.

Educational Requirements:

High School Graduate or equivalent.

Additional Requirements:

Pursuant to ITAR, EAR, and other export compliance laws and regulations, applicants for this position must be U.S. Persons as defined by U.S. law, i.e., U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents ("Green Card" holders), persons granted refugee status or asylum status in the United States, or temporary residents granted amnesty.

Work Requirements:

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand: use hands to fingers, handle or feel: and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch: and talk and hear.

The job may involve prolong periods of sitting/standing.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May involve prolonged periods of magnified inspection (eye strain)

Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.

The employee is frequently required to use the computer.

Work Environment:

May involve the use of oils and solvents.

Subject to some soilage and irritation from cleaning solutions. (Lab Coats provided)

Generally works in a clean environment and works to maintain the environment as such.

Safety Glasses are required

May require area specific safety training

This position works in a manufacturing environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne paper particles.

May work at different workstations as production needs require, or shifts from one station to another, during the production process.

Compensation & Benefits:

RPO offers highly competitive, total compensation packages linked directly to employee’s professional experience. RPO’s benefits include: Tuition Reimbursement Program, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, 9 paid holidays, generous paid vacation and sick time and a 401(k) plan after a 60-day waiting period. Additionally, we work a 4/10 work week that provides for every Friday as a non-work day.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Rochester Precision Optics is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States, and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

RPO Offers a competitive work life balance with a 4/10 Monday - Thursday Schedule

A shift: 6am-4:30pm

B Shift: 4:30pm-3am

Weekend Shift: Friday - Sunday

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