JR Merritt


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For over three decades, J.R. Merritt Controls has been a leader in the evolution of industrial control, helping our customers experience heightened levels of machine operator productivity, comfort and safety. Join our team and help us shape the future of industrial human interface solutions.

Perks & Benefts

  • Competitive Health & Benefits Package
  • 401K Savings Plan with Company Matching
  • Profit sharing
  • Annual Performance & Bonus Incentives
  • Clean and Friendly Work Environment

Current Openings

Location: Stratford, CT

Employment Type: Full-Time

As a Machinist, you will participate as a member of the production team to set up and operate CNC milling machines, lathes and manual mills and lathes.  You will aid in the production of our product by producing precision parts to close tolerances, instruments and tools.


  • Independently set up and operate a variety of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines.

  • Create fixtures to increase productivity of team members and decrease set up times.

  • Machining of parts needed for the current week’s production schedule in a timely and effective manner.

  • Machining of custom parts from stock using manual & Proto Trak CNC machines.

  • Builds and repairs machine shop tools.

  • Performs necessary calculations and correct interpretation of prints and drawings.

  • Input and recommendations for new designs and product upgrades/improvements.

Skills/ Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent.

  • Academic background, special training and experience in the principles of designing and machining parts.

  • 5 years of experience minimum.

  • Excellent knowledge of complicated mathematics, English and Metric units of measure.

  • Skilled in the use and programming of Proto Trak CNC machines as well as manual lathes, mills and other manufacturing machines and equipment.

  • Skilled in the use of special hand, standard tools, precision measuring instruments including calipers and micrometers.

J.R. Merritt is an equal opportunity employer, offering competitive salaries with annual performance and bonus incentives, along with a full benefits program, including profit sharing and 401k plans with company match. Our corporate headquarters in Stratford, CT offers a clean and friendly work environment. If you are interested in joining a stable, growth-oriented, and innovative organization where you can make a difference, we want to hear from you!

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