CNC Machine Operator, 3rd shift
Holt, MI  / Chelsea, MI  / Detroit, MI  / Mason, MI ...View All
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Posted 27 days ago
Job Description


LAN - Shift 3 ($.50) (United States of America - Michigan)

The Machine Operator position contributes to the production of medical devices by operating and performing basic set ups of CNC 3 and multi axis machines, with the ability to identify machine coordinates as applicable to the program. He/she is responsible for running multiple and varying CNC machines simultaneously, such as Mills, Lathes and EDMs. In addition, may be required to operate manual machine tools to cut, drill, shape where applicable.


  • Set up jobs and operate conventional, special-purpose and computerized numerical control (CNC) machines to fabricate metallic parts.
  • Select, align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, grinders and tooling pre-setter.
  • Load programs into CNC machine and execute program to accurately machine parts to meet customer specifications.
  • Set up and operate machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings to programmed control data ensuring functionality and performance.
  • Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and make off sets and adjustments to machines with moderate supervision.
  • Operate multiple machines simultaneously.
  • Grinding/Buffing of parts.
  • Checking parts on CMM.
  • Verify conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Confer with engineers, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.
  • Complete essential documentation as required.
  • Use hand truck, pallet jack, carts to safely transport product.
  • Maintain work area, tools and equipment in a clean and organized condition.
  • Detect and report faulty equipment, defective material and any unusual conditions to the department supervisor or lead.
  • Completes shop work orders, inspection documentation, and daily maintenance sheets.
  • Support Lean Manufacturing and EHS initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as required or directed by the Department Supervisor or Lead.
  • Support quality and compliance by adhering to all procedures, work instructions, and forms per the Quality Management Systems (QMS). Completes all required training.


  • High School Or Equivalent (Preferred)


  • Lean Manufacturing Experience (Preferred)
  • Experience in Medical Device Manufacturing (Preferred)


  • Machining Trade School (Preferred)


  • Problem Solving - Working Experience
  • Machine Set Up - Working Experience
  • Visual Quality Assurance - Working Experience
  • GD&T - Working Experience
  • Blueprint Reading - Working Experience
  • Information Processing - Basic Knowledge
  • Quality Inspection Metrology Tools - Working Experience
  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail - Working Experience
  • Handwriting - Basic Knowledge
  • Data Entry - Working Experience
  • Mathematical Ability - Basic Knowledge


  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position - Frequently
  • Must be able to move about the inside of the building - Occasionally
  • Must be able to move equipment around the building - Occasionally
  • Must be able to position oneself and move under/around/over equipment - Occasionally
  • Must be able to handle/adjust/inspect/position various items and equipment - Frequently
  • Must be able to communicate and exchange information with others - Frequently
  • Must be able to perform tasks that require repetitive handling/adjusting/inspecting/positioning of items and equipment - Frequently
  • Must be able to distinguish and detect information such as writing and defects - Frequently


  • Noise - Frequently


  • Opportunity to work in a growing company
  • Ability to help people live a longer, more active life
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Ability to work in an organization that values:
    • Integrity First: We do the right thing
    • Teamwork: We are one Orchid
    • Results: Our results matter


  • Candidates offered employment may be required to submit to a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug-screening based on position requirements
  • Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States through eVerify

EOE, including disability/vets


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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