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Copeland CNC Machining Technician - Student Program in Sidney, Ohio

If you are a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Technician looking to grow your career, Copeland has a newly available position for you! Our Sidney, Ohio location is looking for a Scroll Machining Technician, who will be responsible for the operation and basic troubleshooting of CNC equipment and automation to meet safety, quality, cost, and production goals. You will support all manufacturing and maintenance groups, as needed. You will also direct and develop hourly employees within the area and take ownership of 5S activities and line reliability.


  • Be accountable for safety, quality, cost, and production goals, while running the line.

  • Be responsible for the start-up and operation of CNC equipment, automation equipment, and gaging equipment.

  • Review gauge traces, analyze, and make needed offsets in machines.

  • Change inserts, drills, and endmills.

  • Conduct PMs on tool work-holding, and change when needed.

  • Perform model changes.

  • Conduct initial troubleshooting of production issues and repair, if capable.

  • Maintain uninterrupted product flow through the line.

  • Take direction from and collaborate with leadership to mitigate downtime.

  • Actively participate in GEMBA walks (whiteboards).

  • Actively engage and participate in 5S and Kaizen events and help identify improvement opportunities.

  • Direct hourly employees working within the area.

  • Perform machine coordination and gauge operator duties, as needed.


You get out of your comfort zone and volunteer for assignments that represent a new challenge. You partner with others to get work done. You focus on priorities and set stretch goals. You trust other people and know when to delegate. You understand the importance and interdependence of internal customer relationships.


  • Pursuing a technical degree at a trade school or technical college in the Sidney, OH area.

  • Must be open to working all shifts (1st, 2nd, 3rd).

  • Knowledge of basic machining practices.

  • Basic understanding of gauging practices.

  • Strong analytical and technical skills.

  • Ability to perform machine coordination and gauge operator duties.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with peers, managers, and the hourly workforce.

  • Ability to flex work schedule based on needs of the operation.

  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role.


  • CNC machining experience in a production environment.

  • Automation experience with robotics in a production environment.


1st Shift: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM EST

2nd Shift: 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM EST

3rd Shift: 11:00 PM - 7:30 AM EST

Additional Information

  • 6% shift differential for off-shifts

  • Overtime compensation on top of base salary


Copeland places a high value on ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance. We provide access to a competitive benefits package, including the following: medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401k participation with a competitive immediate match, fitness center, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and an online wellness rewards program. Immediate vacation and holiday leave are available. Employee resource groups, including a very active Diversity and Inclusion committee, ensure that the Copeland values are incorporated into everyday employee life.

Why Work in the Greater Miami Valley Area

Our facility is located in Sidney, OH (https://www.sidneyoh.com/31/Visitors) , conveniently located within driving distance to several larger cities, such as Dayton (https://www.daytonlocal.com/events.asp) , Troy (http://www.troyohio.gov/) , and Columbus (https://www.experiencecolumbus.com/events/) . The area’s generally low costs of living, excellent school systems and low crime rates create a family-friendly environment. The area is home to several growing communities with restaurants, festivals, shopping, and arts scenes that make them exciting places to live and work.

About our Location

The newly renovated Sidney campus has 1M square feet of manufacturing floor with an additional 120k square feet of leading-edge lab facilities. This location is the headquarters for the air conditioning and cold chain businesses. Through our 30 years of scroll compressor expertise, our air conditioning-related products help bring comfort and convenience in commercial, industrial and residential spaces. The cold chain business helps ensure that food safely and efficiently travels from farm to fork. Approximately 1600 employees work in Sidney, who all support a multitude of business functions. With the blend of businesses and functions represented under this one roof, there are many opportunities for advancement within the Sidney location.


Our Commitment to Our People

Across the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: Sustainability is no small ambition. That’s why everything we do is geared toward a sustainable future—for our generation and all those to come. Through groundbreaking innovations, HVACR technology and cold chain solutions, we are reducing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency in spaces of all sizes, from residential to commercial to industrial.

Our employees are our greatest strength. We believe that our culture of passion, openness, and collaboration empowers us to work toward the same goal - to make the world a better place. We invest in the end-to-end development of our people, beginning at onboarding and through senior leadership, so they can thrive personally and professionally.

Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more. We provide employees with flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

Together, we have the opportunity – and the power – to continue to revolutionize the technology behind air conditioning, heating and refrigeration, and cultivate a better future. Learn more about us and how you can join our team!

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Copeland, we believe having a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is critical to our success. We are committed to creating a culture where every employee feels welcomed, heard, respected, and valued for their experiences, ideas, perspectives and expertise. Ultimately, our diverse and inclusive culture is the key to driving industry-leading innovation, better serving our customers and making a positive impact in the communities where we live.

Work Authorization

Copeland will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1 with OPT or CPT, H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Copeland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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About Copeland

We are a global climate technologies company engineered for sustainability. We create sustainable and efficient residential, commercial and industrial spaces through HVACR technologies. We protect temperature-sensitive goods throughout the cold chain. And we bring comfort to people globally. Best-in-class engineering, design and manufacturing combined with category-leading brands in compression, controls, software and monitoring solutions result in next-generation climate technology that is built for the needs of the world ahead.

Whether you are a professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring your first opportunity, or recent graduate with an advanced degree, we have opportunities that will allow you to innovate, be challenged and make an impact. Join our team and start your journey today!

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