CPP-Syracuse is a manufacturer of premium investment castings for the Air Craft and Industrial Gas Turbine industry and has been in business for over 70 years. We have over 275 employees currently working in our Chittenango, NY facility.

We are currently looking for an experienced individual for our Cut Clean Grind department.  The Rough Grinder  is a critical position in assuring the aerospace parts are precisely cut. We will train; experience is preferred.  This position is on the 1st shift or 2nd Shift. 

Rough Grinder –   This position the successful candidate to perform duties related to the removal of gate material to a specified gate height.  The successful candidate will be able to gauge the gate for height compliance and be able to examine the casting for defects and may be required to perform the function of a sandblast or shell removal operator as needed.  The ability to use basic gauges and measuring devices is required.  Previous manufacturing experience preferred.   The successful candidate will also be able to Identify and implement improvement opportunities through the use of tools such as Systematic Problem Solving, Process Management, Value Stream Mapping, etc.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and operates saws, machines and equipment to properly remove extra alloy from spurs, pour cups and gated surfaces.
  • Use fixtures as appropriate to hold and secure molds
  • Read and follow Product Engineering Instructions (PEIs), work instructions, travelers, special instructions, etc. to ensure the parts are cut to specifications.
  • Assure all documentation is followed accordingly
  • Distinguish between scrap and usable castings
  • Demonstrate care and operation of each cut off method
  • Use designated PPE and follow instructions accordingly
  • Responsible for adherence to all safety policies, practices and procedures
  • Must be able to read and to write legibly.
  • Maintain a clean, organized work area


  • Education: High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Certifications/Licenses:  None
  • Experience: Entry Level Position – Prior manufacturing experience a plus

With nineteen facilities across the United States, Mexico and Europe, CPP specializes in high-precision, geometrically complex aerospace components and subassemblies. CPP's capabilities include directionally solidified/single crystal (DS/SC) castings, investment casting (superalloys, aluminum, steel, magnesium), dry sand, green sand and permanent mold. In-house services include rapid prototyping, stem drilling, tool construction, machining, ancillary processing, painting, coating, kitting and assembly. We are an AS9100 registered company. More information about our company can be found at: http://www.cppcorp.com/

CPP-Syracuse offers its employees a competitive compensation package which includes medical/dental/vision, Employer subsidized 401K, and life insurance.  Check us out at www.cppcorp.com to learn more about our products and CPP Corporation.

CPP-Syracuse is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes employees in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or other legally protected status.  

CPP-Syracuse, as a supplier of Aerospace and Defense products, is required to comply with U.S. government export control regulations.   In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.  Consolidated Precision Product adheres to all US Export Administration Regulations

Interviews are given on a competitive basis, using job related factors.  Due to the large volume of resumes we receive, not everyone who applies will be interviewed or considered for a position at CPP-Syracuse.  No Phone Call Please. 

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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