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Work With Us

Machine Tool Research, Inc. (MTR) is an Employee-Owned Company located in Rochester, NY USA. As an employee-owned company, MTR employees have the satisfaction of working for a greater good for all fellow employees. As MTR succeeds, so does our employees.

We at MTR are looking to add talented, hardworking team players to contribute to growing the MTR name recognition around the world. MTR has over 500 combined years of experience under our roof. At MTR, you are an integral part of the team. Become a part of our ESOP!

Core Values

Work & Family Balance




Hard Work



Knowledge & Leadership

Tom Plucknette, CEO and Owner of Machine Tools Research, Inc. Rochester, NY

Our President’s Commitment

Since 1982, MTR has offered state-of-the-art machine tool technology to its customers around the globe. The Employee Owners throughout our organization take pride in the relationships we establish with our customers. We are committed to our customer satisfaction from the sale till project completion. Our dedication and enthusiasm for machine tools ensures that every customer has a positive experience working with us.

Our employees are our most important asset. A happy employee is the key to a happy customer. As president, I am committed to growing our company and with that, a continued increase in stock share value, for the benefit of our employee-owners. We offer highly competitive compensation packages with great benefits, training and apprenticeship opportunities. Learn more about our current employment opportunities and apply here.

Community involvement is the power to bring positive, measurable changes to the lives of the people outside of MTR. It promotes service above self to our employees and advances goodwill, peace and understanding in the world. We have supported the United Way and sponsored Red Cross blood drives. We support employee suggestions for community donations and/or service projects.

– Erik F. Szakos

A Small Company With Big Benefits

  • Positive Work Environment
  • Competitive Pay
  • Company Subsidized Medical Insurance
  • Dental, Life and Disability Insurance Plans
  • Discretionary Profit-Sharing Contributions
  • 401K Matching Program
  • Uniform Availability
  • NYS Accredited Apprenticeships
  • Tool Purchasing Program
  • Long/Short Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Applicable Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan Participation
  • Career Advancement Opportunities

Building Relationships

Machine Tool Research promotes, through fellowship, long-lasting relationships with our employees, customers, suppliers and community. We come together, not only on the shop floor, but also on the playing field. We balance work with fun. Fun with fellow employees, neighbors, friends and families is had at golf tournaments, picnics, lunches and various parties.

Departmental Opportunities

  • Sales
  • Procurement
  • Machinists
  • Fabricators, Welders, Painters
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Controls/Electrical Engineers
  • Mechanical Assembly
  • Industrial Electricians
  • Co-Op
  • Administration
Employment opportunities at Machine Tools Research, Inc. in Rochester, NY

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Machine Tool Research, Inc.
405 Blossom Road
Rochester, NY 14610

Contact Us

Phone: 585-288-0320
Fax: (585) 482-9078

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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