Tube Cutter
Job Type

Tube Cutter

Direct Hire -Full Time

Reports To: Tube Bender Manager

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Our company history spans over 6 decades, and we want to grow our talented team to help us expand our capabilities to develop the tools and technologies that enable science to change the world. If you share our passion for developing innovative technology solutions that make a positive global impact, we would love to speak with you! Browse our currently available job positions, and join Team MDC! We look forward to working together!

MDC provides a wide range of competitive rewards and benefits to promote health, well-being, and financial security for our employees and their families including:

  • Health & Wellness – Comprehensive medical, dental, vision insurance, and wellness plans
  • Insurance Protection – Life and disability insurance are available for additional security and peace of mind
  • Financial & Savings – Competitive compensation, performance bonuses flexible spending accounts (FSA) and comprehensive 401K retirement plans to compensate our employees for their contributions help them plan, invest and build financial security
  • Paid Holidays & Vacations, Flexible Schedules – Paid time-off and flexible schedules to help our people relax, recharge and achieve work-life balance
  • Employee Recognition Programs – Recognition and rewards for our valued team’s hard work, celebrations of professional and personal achievements and milestones


1-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of measuring tools (dial calipers, ID gauges, thread gauges, height gauges, etc).

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Able to identify and resolve complex problems.

Ability to focus attention on details.

Functions & Responsibilities:

Independently sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and/or numerical control (NC) cutting machines to fabricate stainless steel components.

Work independently cutting tube.

Possess comprehensive knowledge of machining practices, measurement and evaluation skills, and tooling applications.

Complete machine setups on a wide variety of specialized and production equipment. Generate first article/first piece of product for inspection. Make required adjustments to equipment or programming to maintain compliance with quality standards.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining.

Selects aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials.

Calculates to regulate cutting machining factors.

Sets up and operates cutting machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data where applicable.

Use, knowledge of measuring tools (dial calipers, ID gauges, thread gauges, height gauges, etc).

Collaborates with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining problems.

May provide training to other team members.

Performs other duties as assigned.