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CNC Operator



Elyria, OH, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description

Made in the USA and Demanded Everywhere that’s the RIDGID® difference.

As a CNC Operator at the Ridge Tool Company world headquarters in Elyria Ohio, you’ll be part of a team that delivers innovative world class tools and products to the professional tradespersons. Operates CNC equipment as required in machines and accessories unit. Ready to make your mark and embark on an exciting journey with us? We can't wait to hear from you!

In this Role, your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Determines procedure, machining sequence, and dimensions of finished workpieces.
  • Capable of identifying tool wear and interpret Quality Lab CMM reports. Able to use and interpret various gages and recording instruments.
  • Loads fixtures according to work instructions.
  • Identifies and advises Tool setters / Job setters of needed cutting tool changes.
  • Measures work pieces for conformance to specifications.
  • CNC Workgroup = Mori-Seiki Bar Cell Multiplex/Palletech/Haas Cells (Measured Day Work) Propress/Makino machines
  • Supports and adheres to all Safety, 5-S, ISO, Lean Manufacturing, Quality and Machine efforts and responsibilities.


You identify your values and organizational priorities and learn to expand business knowledge. You identify clear goals and a uniting purpose. You identify clear goals and a uniting purpose.

For this Role, You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to add & subtract decimals & fractions
  • Required to convert fractions to decimals
  • Outstanding attendance
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Candidates can work any shift, have strong mechanical proficiency, lift up to 50 lbs, and function effectively in a manufacturing environment.
  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

  • Safety mentality
  • Quality
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Efficiency.

Why Would You Want to Work in the Greater Cleveland Area:

This role is based at our World HQ in Elyria (just a little west of Cleveland), OH USA. Our Elyria, OH facility is conveniently located within driving distance to Cleveland. The area’s generally low costs of living, excellent school systems, and low crime rates build a family-friendly environment. The area is home to several
growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and arts scenes that make them exciting places to live and work.

About our location:

Since the invention of the modern pipe wrench in 1923, the 25-acre RIDGID world headquarters in Elyria, OH has been developing tools that help trades professionals tackle jobs faster, safer, and more accurately. Today, more than 600 employees work in 734K square feet of office and manufacturing space. The campus is also home to a factory tool service center and an innovative “schoolhouse” training center that educates and trains hundreds of tradespersons annually. In addition to the iconic wrench, the campus manufactures RIDGID battery hydraulic tools, pipe and electrical tools, and drain cleaning components, as well as Greenlee step bits and knock-out tools. Emerson’s Professional Tools business provides the industry’s broadest portfolio of sophisticated, reliable tools and technologies for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing trades.

Our Offer to You:

Shift Differential for 2nd and 3rd shifts.

$1,000 retention bonus

$1,000 referral bonus

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefits plans to meet you and your family’s physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide, a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.


Emerson places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following:

  • Medical insurance, dental, and vision coverage
  • Holiday bonus
  • 401k participation with a competitive immediate match
  • Online wellness rewards program, Fitness center, tuition reimbursement, parental leave
  • Employee resource groups, including a Diversity and Inclusion committee, Women In Stem, LGBTQ+ Allies, and our Veterans Group, ensure that the Emerson values are incorporated into everyday employee life
  • Competitive Holiday and Vacation plan
  • 9 core Emerson holidays and 3 employee choice days
  • 2 weeks vacation annually (prorated based on start date)

At Emerson, we are committed to encouraging a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson.

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.