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Associate Machinist Lathe - 3rd shift



Dayton, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Job Summary And Primary Responsibilities

We are actively on the lookout for machinists to join our team, where you'll play a vital role in manufacturing spinal implants that have a profound impact on the lives of patients. If you are someone who is deeply passionate about the art of building, possesses an insatiable thirst for learning, and thrives when faced with new challenges, then a career as a Machinist at NuVasive might be the perfect fit for you.

Whether you bring prior experience in working with CNC machines or heavy machinery, or you simply find joy in working with your hands, we wholeheartedly encourage you to explore this exciting opportunity. Depending on your level of machining experience, we provide comprehensive hands-on training and unwavering support, ensuring that you have the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in this role.

Join us on this rewarding journey where we create medical solutions that make a significant and lasting difference in the lives of patients. Your dedication and craftsmanship will be integral to advancing healthcare and improving the well-being of countless individuals.

As a Machinist you will produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine. Work from blueprints, process sheets, and sketches to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions, may make tool adjustments as necessary. Check and inspect machining operations against specified tolerances, including maintaining quality and safety standards. May identify and repair minor machine malfunctions.

  • Maintain organization, cleanliness, and housekeeping within the work area and report any maintenance issues encountered
  • Assist with computer numerical control (CNC) machine set-up including the use of basic G-codes for program prove-out
  • Verify conformance of finished work-piece to specifications using various measuring tools such as CMM, calipers, micrometers, comparators, and vision system
  • Utilize work orders, blueprints (GD&T), sketches, written and verbal instructions to complete required tasks
  • Load and unload parts onto the machine; ensure the tools with the machine match those on the tool list
  • Enter information into Camstar manufacturing platform (MES); create and submit machine status reports
  • Confer with engineering, quality control, and/or programming teams to resolve machining problems

Required Skills / Capabilities

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprints with GD&T
  • Understands CNC machine operation, setup, and programming concepts
  • Possesses basic troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Works with team to build and sustain a safe and friendly working environment
  • May be required to stand/sit for extended periods of time

Education And Experience

  • Typically requires a minimum of 1 - 2 years of related experience
  • Requires High school diploma or GED

Travel And/or Physical Requirements


For roles that require access to hospital facilities, must be eligible for and maintain credentials at all required hospitals, including meeting any applicable physical requirements or vaccination requirements (including the COVID-19 vaccine, as applicable).

NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here . NuVasive's EEO policy is available here .

About NuVasive

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, with a mission to transform surgery, advance care, and change lives. The Company's less-invasive, procedurally integrated surgical solutions are designed to deliver reproducible and clinically proven outcomes. The Company's comprehensive procedural portfolio includes surgical access instruments, spinal implants, fixation systems, biologics, software for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative neuromonitoring technology and service offerings. With more than $1 billion in net sales, NuVasive has approximately 2,700 employees and operates in more than 50 countries serving surgeons, hospitals, and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com .