A Team of Committed Talent Working to Make a Difference

Find Your Career at Cutting Edge

Our team is driven to help employees grow personally and professionally and establish long-term, fulfilling careers at Cutting Edge Machine and Tool, Inc. (CEMTI). We are a team of committed men and women who desire to make a difference in the take-home value for each member, provide quality parts for our customers, and help non-profit organizations in and outside our community. We generously support one another—committed to helping our teammates. And we are committed to making a profit to make a difference—generously give our resources to vetted organizations.

And we need you! We are looking for men and women who want to build a career in CNC machining, value continuous learning, and are intentionally helpful. Your Cutting Edge career starts here. Our team would love to help you grow professionally and personally as we serve one another and our customers. Learn more about open positions and fill out an application below.

Cutting Edge Culture

Our Mission and Values

Our Team

Open Positions

Quality Systems Lead

Quality System Lead

Our Quality System department is looking for a leader who will facilitate a healthy culture and organizational performance through quality systems development and continuous improvement.

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Lead the Quality Support Services team activities. Quality Support Services role is to interact with the floor to assist in proper measuring techniques to create a less than 2% cost of quality output through
    1. Ongoing leadership and management of the staff.
    2. Lead the Inspection/Test activities
      1. Equipment and skills oversight
      2. Shop floor verification of product throughout the process.
    3. Lead Quality systems
      1. Ensure quality systems are functioning correctly
    4. Feedback to our team on process results.
  2. Quality Systems sustainment and advancement. Quality System is our organization’s blueprint: it identifies our model and processes, provides details on how processes work together allowing for processes to drive the outcome.
    1. Leadership of ISO certification registration
      1. Audit Core and Support Process throughout the year
      2. Conduct Management Review with Leadership
    2. Best Practice Development
      1. Train and facilitate for the maturation of our processes in the overall development of our quality system
      2. Develop new and use existing tools and guidelines to refine and integrate best practice development within organization
    3. Work instruction management.
  3. Customer and vendor interface responsibilities. We believe in partnerships and finding solutions for ineffective processes both internal and external. Maintain relationships with open dialog that when concerns arise a trust has been established for help and support.
    1. Quality concerns and collaboration.
      1. AR’s/RMA
      2. MRB
      3. CAR
      4. Supplier quality development. (client and vendor)Facilitating quality processes for new products from APQP through PPAP processes.
  4. Continuous improvement process leadership through audits and events. Schedule and lead CIP events with the goal of developing a culture of continual improvement to promote process as the driver for progress.
  5. Training coordinator – Identify deficiencies for training needs in order to bring the awareness of processes in place and an understanding of their implementation.
    1. Identify training needs through AR/RMA/CAR, and safety along with other data
    2. Support trainers
    3. Audit trainings
  6. Health and Safety – Audit plant to find ways to improve safety.
    1. Direct Health and Safety Team
    2. Ensure OSHA regulations are in place and being followed per company policies
    3. Other governmental mandates as appropriate
  1. Collaborate with our team leads and support staff directors to facilitate continued health within the organization.
        CNC Milling Machinist

        CNC Milling Machinist

        Our Milling department is looking for a machinist to join our horizontal milling area. We are looking for someone with previous experience in machine particularly CNC Milling on horizontal mills. Below are some expectations and responsibilities in this position:


        • Able to read and interpret blueprints.
        • Inspecting parts throughout shift using various technics and tools such as calipers, thread gages, height gages, and other various gages.
        • Machining parts on horizontal mills, primarily, and performing secondary operations based upon requirements and specifications to each particular job.
        • Maintain proper fluid levels on the machines you are operate on.
        • Maintain a safe, clean environment.
        • Open to continuous improvement and implementation of improvements.
        • Able to work well with others on in your department as well as across the organization as needed.
        • Previous experience in setting up CNC Mills is preferred but not required. An openness to learn setting up horizontal mills is expected.
        • Previous experience with programming is preferred but not required.
        • An attitude that sees the possibilities.
        • A lean mindset, looking for ways to improve processes through eliminated waste.
        • Previous experience on Okuma Mills is desired.
        • Previous experience setting up and programming horizontal mills is desired but there may be opportunities to learn.
            Maintenance Technician

            Maintenance Technician

            Our Maintenance department is looking for a technician to join their team. Previous experience in manufacturing maintenance, specifically CNC equipment. We are looking for someone who enjoys learning, troubleshooting, working with a team to improve and repair equipment, and is open to continuous improvement.


            Some qualities and expectations for this role include:
            • Follow through to complete work orders assigned.
            • Able to complete work orders individually as well as with others in the maintenance department as necessary.
            • Continuous learner – through onsite training and personal initiative, you continue to improve upon your skills.
            • A desire to reach expected departmental and personal goals.
            • Diagnose current and potential breakdowns in equipment. ( CNC and Manual)
              • Electrical.
              • Mechanical.
              • Hydraulic and pneumatic.
            • Complete assigned repairs in the physical plant.
              • Grounds and building.
              • Production equipment.
            • Call manufacturers to assist in the diagnosis equipment and repair of the equipment.
            Preferred Requirements:
            • Previous experience with Fanuc and Okuma controls.
            • Electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical experience in manufacturing equipment including CNC Machines.


            Committed to being intentionally helpful.


            We base each employee’s hourly wage on experience, skill and position.

            Second Shift

            Second shift hours run from 2 PM through midnight, Monday through Thursday. Our second shift employees receive a bonus pay and extended hours, additional days, and overtime as necessary.

            Health Insurance

            For major medical insurance, Cutting Edge Machine and Tool, Inc. pays up to 78% of the employee’s premiums including their family participants. Employees also have the option to purchase dental and vision plans. Along with the major medical insurance is an HSA (Health Savings Account). CEMTI will match $2 to $1 for this account.


            CEMTI matches funds employees deposit into their SIMPLE IRA fund. Individual employees select their particular investment fund.

            Continued Education

            CEMTI pays up to 100% of approved classes for employees.


            CEMTI shares the cost of uniform rental and washing and provides financial help and payment plans for purchasing tools. We also provide a yearly shoe allowance.

            Flexible Breaks

            Employees receive flexible break periods, and we strive to work with employees’ schedules when personal needs arise.

            Paid Time Off

            Employees receive paid vacation time that increases over the years. Our team has many individuals who have celebrated 10-20 years with CEMTI. We are a committed and loyal team who desires to add more like-minded individuals to our team. Employees also receive paid time off for holidays and the birth or adoption of a child.

            Health and Wellness

            Employees have the option to participate in company-wide wellness challenges which promote a healthy lifestyle with competition and prizes.

            *These were the benefits at the time of publication and may not reflect the current benefits.
            For more information, please
            contact our HR team.

            Committed to Continuous Learning

            Our Area

            Our Location

            19149 C.R. 146
            New Paris, IN 46553

            We are conveniently located:

            • 1/4 mile east of State Road 15 behind the fire department.
            • We are 22 minutes from downtown Warsaw.
            • We are 30 minutes from downtown Elkhart.
            • We are 10 minutes from downtown Goshen.
            • We are 15 minutes from downtown Nappanee.

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