CNC Operator in Yorba Linda, California at Nobel Biocare

Date Posted: 10/21/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: NOB002505

About Us

Nobel Biocare is a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations – from single-tooth to fully edentulous indications. Nobel Biocare offers you a great place to work by giving you the opportunity to grow and be recognized for your effort and achievements.


- Train CNC Apprentice and CNC Operator I on how to operate multiple types of machines

- Train CNC Operator I on how to perform minor setups

- Regularly partners with CNC Operators

- Interfaces with quality assurance and quality control to maintain quality of work produced

- Perform standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work

- Regular utilization of a wide variety of precision measuring instruments.

- Ability to lift 25 pounds

- 20/20 vision with or without aid      

Critical Success Factors and Key Challenges:

•     Make tool changes and general machine center requirements for proper operation of machines

•     Maintains area cleanliness and safety

•     Performs first article inspections as assigned or necessary

•     Deploying quality inspection methods and techniques necessary to validate against blueprint requirements

•     Perform all TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) requirements

•     Critical Success Factor:

•     Must be able to monitor one's own activity and identify areas that could improve in efficiency, thereby contributing to continuous improvement

The focus of this position is to work towards gaining more experience and skills in basic setup to prepare for the next level as a CNC Operator III/Setup 

Job Requirements


•    High school minimum (college, technical, or trade preferred)

•    Strong mechanical aptitude

•    Basic knowledge of safety and hazardous material regulations

•    Knowledge retention of FDA Quality System requirements ("Good Manufacturing Practices") and ISO 9001 requirements after training

•   Basic CNC programming knowledge, enough to upload/download programs to machines

•     Basic English proficiency at a High School level both in oral communications and reading comprehension- Ability to work directly from blueprints and drawings

•     Technical skills to produce a finished screw machine part after the machine is set up.

•     Ability to operate multiple types of machines

•     Ability to perform a full set-up on one or more types of machines

•     Capable of replacing tools, presetting tools in their holders, identifying tool condition (be able to assess when a tool is getting dull before it breaks)

•     Able to make offsets

Ability to troubleshoot and identify minor machine and production problems as they occur

Critical Experience:

3 years experience working with CNC Swiss type machines and passing of set-up test, or equivalent  

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