CNC Machinist I, 2nd Shift

ConforMIS, Inc.

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Wallingford, CT
Second Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Job Summary:

The CNC Operator I will be responsible for operation of CNC machining centers and the production of medical devices.

2nd Shift – Mon – Fri, 3:00pm – 11:30pm

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong internal working relationships across Conformis
  • Understand the objectives, responsibilities, and mission of the operations department and work towards those goals
  • Understand assigned quality and delivery targets (examples include but are not limited to scrap rate, rework rate, daily target output, etc.), and consistently meet or exceed expectations
  • Prioritize and plan work activities; adapt for changing conditions
  • Operation and light maintenance of CNC machining centers and associated tooling
  • Perform hand de-burring of metal medical implants after machining
  • Perform in-process inspection of CNC machined parts
  • Perform timely and accurate transactions of workflow in ERP system  
  • Maintain CNC machine spare parts and consumable tooling
  • Maintain inventories of raw materials and consumables required for manufacturing 
    Assist in execution of preventive maintenance activities for all equipment
  • Assist in the investigation and implementation of corrective actions on product and process failures
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures including safety regulations, personal protective equipment requirements, Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and Good Manufacturing Procedures
  • Interface with vendors to seek solutions for equipment repairs and refurbishment
  • Responsible for upkeep of manufacturing areas to provide a clean and safe work environment
  • Review all manufacturing documentation and provide feedback
  • Support engineering activities, such as process validations and equipment qualifications
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Technical education preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in a medical device and/or regulated environment a plus
  • Demonstrated English reading and writing skills  
  • Familiarity with ISO Standards and Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Familiarity with Oracle (or equivalent) ERP systems and Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with inspection equipment (calipers, micrometers, comparator) 
  • Experience operating and maintaining CNC machining centers 
  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment a plus

Skills, Abilities, Competencies Required:

  • Manual dexterity and coordination to load and unload parts during machining operations
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multitask. Comfortable with change
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Detail oriented and well organized
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
  • Familiar with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 
  • Familiar with general machining techniques and practices


Working Conditions

  • Ability to lift, pull, and push up to 40lb
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Capable of working in material blending and machining areas with necessary personal protective equipment (eye protection, dust mask, nitrile gloves)
  • Busy work environment with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to work overtime, extended hours, and weekends as business demands
  • Must be aware of hazards within the company; adhere to quality and safety standards established by FDA and other regulatory agencies
  • Able to work in changing environments (reduced lighting, increased noise, temperature variances, unpleasant odors, dust etc.)
  • Flexibility to work in multiple manufacturing facilities


Conformis is an Equal Opportunity Employer