Toolmaker in Thousand Oaks, California at Implant Direct

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: IMP000797

About Us

Implant Direct is one of the fastest growing major dental implant companies in the world today. We’re one of the many operating companies within Danaher Corporation’s dynamic portfolio of dental companies.  

Implant Direct operates a state of the art manufacturing facility in Thousand Oaks, California. We manufacture and distribute a broad range of value priced surgical, prosthetic and regenerative solutions to dental professionals in the US, Canada, and around the globe. We design and develop products which make high quality implants more accessible to patients around the world. We educate dentists on how to place implants and improve their patient care.

If you are interested in working in a lean, fast moving, entrepreneurial environment where you can learn, grow and make a difference, join us at Implant Direct. 


JOB SUMMARY: Sets up and operates conventional and CNC machines to fabricate metal and nonmetal parts by applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, materials, and layout techniques. 

1. Study blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece and setup requirements to determine optimal programming / machining sequence of operations. 
2. Measure, mark, and scribe dimensions and reference points on materials or work piece as guides for subsequent machining. 
3. Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, and grinders. 
4. Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut.    
5. Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls, as required.  Monitors machine sounds to identify and diagnose changes in order to take appropriate action. 
6. Inspect / verify conformance of finished work piece to specifications using precision measuring instruments. 
7. Set-up and operate machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings. 
8. Provide estimation of time required to produce a finished part.

Job Requirements


High School Diploma or GED required
• Minimum five (5) years machining experience in prototype or tooling type environment with conventional and CNC lathes, mills, tool grinders, etc
• Basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide) and a thorough knowledge of geometry and trigonometry
• Ability to read in English, understand and retain working knowledge of procedures, company documents, engineering drawings, instructional diagrams, basic programming codes.
• Minimum one year experience using measuring instruments such as micrometer and calipers.
• Knowledge of materials and heat treating/stress relieving procedures. 

Some college or technical training preferred
• Knowledge of Solidworks, MasterCam or PowerMill is a plus.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel a plus.

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Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.