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Title:  Machine Operator II - Takatori


CTS is a $550 million corporation that employs 4,000+ dedicated people. CTS designs and manufactures electronic components, actuators, and sensors to OEMs in the automotive, communications, medical, defense and aerospace, industrial, and computer markets. The company manufactures products in North America, Europe, and Asia.  Founded in 1896 as Chicago Telephone Supply, CTS is headquartered in Lisle, IL.



Job/Position Summary

Ability to set-up and operate precision production equipment including but not limited to printing, NPI autospray, slicing (Takatori /Midsaw), drilling (HAAS), lapping, mixing, mounting/demounting, calibrate, troubleshoot, grinding, measurement of devices, and wafer inspection.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Follow all safety and quality procedures and work instructions.
  • Set-up, changeover, and operate primary and secondary manufacturing machines.
  • Conduct daily and operator preventative maintenance and some minor maintenance on work equipment.
  • Monitor and control quality of production pieces through adjustment of machines or tooling.
  • Performs a variety of tasks, following sets of written procedures. Occasionally chooses among alternative courses of action within the limits of established procedures, instructions, schedules, and priorities.
  • The job involves exchanging information with other persons including providing answers, explaining procedures, and communication with others to obtain answers.
  • Perform routine production tasks under the close direction of the Supervisor and/or lead person, including but not limited to forming, assembling and packaging of our products; the set-up and operation of various workstations.
  • May require use of various tools and equipment including, but not limited to hand tools, assembly, and test equipment.
  • Where necessary, monitor work visually and dimensionally referring to blueprints, engineering specifications, and job instruction sheets. Maintain quality and rate charts as required.
  • Maintain housekeeping in the work area.
  • Other related duties as directed by management.


  • High school diploma or equivalent desired
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in manufacturing is desired. Experience in lieu of education can be considered.
  • Reading, writing and communicating in English

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak effectively with co-workers and engineering and management staff.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Good manufacturing skills including good hand-eye coordination, close visual attention.
  • Good understanding of various machine set-up and equipment operations.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.

Physical/Working Requirements

United States EEO Statement

CTS Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer who complies with all applicable federal, state and local employment laws. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at CTS Corporation will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It has been and shall continue to be both the official policy and the commitment of CTS Corporation to further equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of, among other characteristics, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.


We fully comply with all applicable Department of Labor and EEOC rules, regulations, guidelines, and orders including but not limited to Executive Order 11246 and 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4, 60-250.5(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). The parties hereby incorporate the requirements of 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4(a)(7), 29 C.F.R. Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A, 41 C.F.R. § 60-300.5(a) and 41 C.F.R. § 60-741.5(a), if applicable. Except where prohibited by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a background check and drug screening.


ADA accommodation statement: If you require reasonable accommodation in the application process, call Human Resources at 630.577.8811. All other applications must be submitted online.


United States Additional Considerations

It is unlawful in all states where the Company operates, including Massachusetts, to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates applicable laws may be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability. The Company does not require a lie detector test as a condition of employment nor continued employment. 


Applicants must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.


No agencies, please. We do not accept any unsolicited resumes and are not looking to engage an agency. We receive inquiries from agencies daily. Do not direct any inquiries or emails to hiring managers. It is not our standard practice to utilize agencies; we are a federal contractor and need to comply with the same process for all.


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Albuquerque, NM, US, 87113

Job Type:  Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque

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