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.

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Open Positions

Saw Operator

Saw Operator

Our Turning department is looking for a saw operator who can provide cut material for their team. Previous experience operating on a saw is preferred but not required for this position.

Some qualities, expectations, and requirements for this role include:

  • Able to utilize various inspection techniques and tools, such as, calipers, height gage, tape measure, and other gaging to inspect machined parts
  • Continuous learner – through onsite training and personal initiative, you continue to improve upon your skills
  • A desire to reach expected production and personal goals
  • Able to learn and utlitze our scheduling process
  • Able to operate a forklift and remove material from racking
  • Able to lift 50 lbs regularly


1st Shift CNC Lathe Machinist

1st Shift CNC Lathe Machinist

We are looking to add a machinist to our team in the Turning department. The team is looking for someone with previous machining experience to join on 1st Shift. If you enjoy production machining, working on a team to meet customer needs, and opportunities to grow your skills on a team then this may be the position for you. The particular position involves the following expectations and responsibilities:

  • Measure machined parts using calipers and other gaging
  • Operate CNC Machine equipment and potentially set up based upon experience
  • Setting up and programming parts as experience allows
  • Setting and loading tool holders and other necessary tooling
  • Load and unloading parts
  • Tending production that requires little attention; inspecting parts as expected, changing tooling, monitoring necessary fluid levels, and changing chip hoppers as necessary.


Material Handler

Material Handlers

We are looking for material handlers who are self-starters and enjoy helping others by seeing opportunities in departments that need support so that machines are able to continue to run and can help across departments in following areas:

  • Moving raw material and finished goods
  • Completing secondary operations such as deburring and vibratory as necessary
  • Changing chip hoppers as necessary
  • Cleaning and organizing areas
  • Able to lift 10-20 lbs


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.


Quality Systems Administrator

Quality System Administrator

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. 

        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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