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Swiss Screw CNC Machinist

Ignite Human Capital
San Diego, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Swiss Screw CNC Machinist

San Diego, CA, US 92126

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Swiss Screw CNC Machinist to join a growing, technology-focused and service-oriented team. If you are passionate about sourcing and securing highly qualified talent at all levels of the organization, thrive in a fast- paced and dynamic environment, and want to be a part of an organization with an unwavering commitment to quality dental solutions, then explore our career opportunities!!

About Us

We are a family-owned and privately held company based in San Diego, CA with a state-of-the-art manufacturing center that provides high quality dental solutions to dental labs of all sizes. Founded as a precious metals company in South Africa, we have evolved into a dynamic, technology-based manufacturing organization focused on three key business segments, including dental alloys, zirconia, and digital dentistry solutions. We continue to invest in innovative research and development, continually improving on our current products and developing new solutions for the dental industry. We provide our global customers with affordable, high-performance products and industry-leading customer service. All of our products are FDA regulated and ISO certified.

About the Opportunity

The Swiss Screw CNC Machinist is responsible for the set-up of fixtures, tooling, and operations for Swiss-Screw machines. Operates all aspects of production and prototyping jobs while supporting a production-paced environment.

In this role, the successful candidate will:

  • Sets up, troubleshoots and produces complex parts on Swiss Screw Machines used in production.
  • Manages the set-up of Swiss screw machines and inspection equipment for production jobs.
  • Creates, maintains, and updates set up procedures for all critical processes.
  • Operates all equipment in the Swiss Screw shop to support daily production needs.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints to maintain dimensions within tolerances of precision-machined parts.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves machine operation issues.
  • Provides training to other machine operators.
  • Works with the Engineering department to create work instructions for developmental jobs.
  • Maintains machine-specific tools and consumables to ensure the effective operation of equipment.
  • Coordinates tasks and projects with other departments as needed.
  • Continually improves process operations to optimize process yields.
  • Ensures high quality of parts by closely monitoring and adjusting operation of the machine and/or tooling while regularly inspecting parts for conformance to requirements.
  • Quickly detects and corrects minor malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining.
  • Performs secondary bench operations as required, including inspection, deburring, and cleaning of parts.
  • Quickly raises any machining or quality issues with appropriate supervision or engineering support.
  • Accurately records daily production and provides detailed handover.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What does it take to be a qualified candidate?

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2-5 years of experience in the set-up and operation of Swiss screw machines required, Star machine experience preferred.
  • Strong ability to read and interpret complex mechanical drawings including advanced
    Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) applications required.
  • At least 2 years of experience with the metal manufacturing processes, specifically CNC milling and turning of Titanium, Stainless Steel is required.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to communication technical instructions to the engineering department.
  • Ability to read and interpret safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Knowledge of various tools and equipment including but not limited to CNC lathe, Optical CMM, dial indicators, micrometers, and other associated tools and equipment.
  • Ability to learn technical concepts by reading work instructions and standard operating procedures, and completing on-the-job training. 
  • Knowledge of cGMP regulations ISO 13485, 21CFR Part 820, CMDR SOR/98-282, 93/42/EEC, RDC 16 2013, MHLW MO 169 and TG(MD)R Sch3 preferred.

Our Awesome Benefits!

Working for a growing innovative company means exciting opportunities for training and learning, career development and advancement from only the best in the dental industry. With all that hard work, we are committed to ensuring the welfare of its employees and provides an amazing benefit package that includes:

• Medical, dental and vision Plans

• 401k with Employer Match

• Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time

• Employee Events

• Wellness Programs

• Discounts for home, travel, entertainment, relaxation that includes Mobile phone service, Technology, Airline and Hotel, Theater/Theme Park tickets, Restaurants and so much more!

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Ignite Human Capital


San Diego, CA
92126 USA



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