CNC Machinist, Second Shift

Orchid Orthopedics
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Job Details

  • Location: Happy Valley, OR, 97086
  • Date Posted: 2024-02-15
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Manufacturing/Production
  • Req Number: R-6488
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The Oregon City, OR site was established in 1973 and joined the Orchid team in 2012. Our 80,000 square foot facility employs approximately 300 team members. We specialize in hip and knee joint implants that enable our customers to live a longer active life. We are a full-service plant, meaning our team can manufacture medical implants from start to finish in-house. A career with Orchid provides growth opportunities, a great benefits package including performance bonuses, insurance, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off. For more information, please visit


ORE - Shift 2 ($.55) (United States of America - Oregon)

The CNC Machinist I position contributes to the production of medical devices by operating and performing basic set ups of CNC 2 and 3 Axis machines, with the ability to identify X, Y, Z and 0 coordinates. He/she is responsible for running multiple and varying CNC machines simultaneously, such as Lathes, EDM Wire, and Plunge machines in addition to operating manual machine tools to cut, drill, shape, and finish quality products with some supervision. Experience with CNC Machining in a manufacturing work environment required. The Machine Operator/Machinist I, performs set up of moderately complex jobs and operation of CNC equipment, ensuring that all required processes are completed to machine finished products to customer specifications in accordance with established policies and procedures.


  • The Machinist, CNC reports directly to the area Supervisor.

  • Performs basic machining functions to produce parts.

  • Operates multiple machines simultaneously.

  • Monitors the machine to ensure proper program performance.

  • Completes shop work orders, inspection documentation, and daily maintenance sheets.

  • Makes off sets and adjustments to machines with moderate supervision.

  • Advocates for the health and safety of self, co-workers, customers, and the community.

  • Support quality and compliance by adhering to all procedures, work instructions, and forms per the Quality Management Systems (QMS).

  • Completes all required training.

  • Set up moderately complex jobs and operate conventional, special-purpose and computerized numerical control (CNC) machines to fabricate metallic parts.

  • Review and understand blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specification, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations and set-up requirements

  • Select, align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, grinders and tooling pre-setter.

  • Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, and coolant flow.

  • 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 adjust machine controls or control media as required.

  • Verify conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.

  • Confer with engineers, production personnel, programmers or others to resolve machining or assembly problems


  • High School Or Equivalent (Preferred)


  • Lean Manufacturing Experience (Preferred)

  • Experience in Medical Device Manufacturing (Preferred)

  • 1+ Years of Experience Operating Machining Equipment in a Manufacturing Environment (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 - Constantly

  • 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 - Constantly

  • Must be able to distinguish and detect information such as writing and defects - Frequently


  • Noise - Frequently

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.


  • 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

At Orchid, we fully support a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, hair type, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions only pays fees for solicited presentations of job seekers submitted through our preferred vendor job board by recruiters, employment agencies, or other parties.