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CNC Machine Operator (Swiss Style CNC Lathes) - 1st and 2nd Shift in Thousand Oaks, California at Implant Direct

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: IMP000692

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. 


1st and 2nd Shift Positions Available.  For 2nd Shift: Must be available during training period to work on 1st Shift (7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) prior to transferring to 2nd Shift (3:15 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.) Monday - Friday with overtime and weekends as needed.

JOB SUMMARY: Operates CNC machines in compliance with departmental procedures. Must be capable of basic operation of CNC machine and barfeeder, and must be capable of inspecting and changing worn or broken tools. The Machine Operator performs basic trouble-shooting with routine guidance required from the lead Machinist or Management personnel.  

  • Performs routine operation of assigned machine(s), including start-up and shutdown. Loads raw material into barfeeder and adjusts to machine.
  • Keeps machine running throughout shift, while monitoring product quality through regular inspection intervals.
  • Troubleshoots and corrects minor problems, obtaining assistance from lead machinists and / or Management when needed.  Replaces assigned tooling as needed, i.e. drills, taps, etc. 
  • Support team environment including any cell manufacturing tasks that are needed (i.e. cleaning of product).
  • Ensures that all documentation is in order (part number, revision, etc) and is kept at the workstation.  Enters data on production documents regarding quantity produced, hours worked, etc.
  • Performs general housekeeping in work areas (cleaning work surfaces, mopping, etc).

Job Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working as a CNC Machine Operator on lathe style machines
  • Ability to communicate verbally, read and interpret documents in English
  • Knowledge of precision inspection equipment and methods (micrometers, calipers, optical comparators, etc.)
  • College Level Machining classes and/or formal CNC training
  • Experience with Swiss Screw machines
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office knowledge

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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