As an engineering and technical staffing agency we have been tasked with recruiting a seasoned CNC Programmer for our client. Our client is a pioneer in the healthcare and medical device industry. They are dedicated to the design, development, and manufacturing of innovative medical devices that enhance patient care and outcomes. Their state-of-the-art facilities and commitment to excellence have positioned them as a leader in medical technology. By joining their team, you will be part of a dynamic and dedicated group of professionals focused on advancing healthcare through innovation, precision, and quality.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Program CNC machines, including Tsugami and Star Swiss Screw Machines with Fanuc style controls, as well as Haas mill machines, to produce high-precision medical device components.
  • Conduct complex multi-axis CNC set-ups and operations, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with engineering and manufacturing teams to develop and refine machining processes for medical devices, focusing on materials such as Nitinol, titanium, and stainless steel.
  • Interpret technical drawings, blueprints, and CAD models to accurately program CNC machines.
  • Implement and maintain rigorous quality control measures, adhering to ISO 13485, ISO 9001, and other relevant standards.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve machining or programming issues, optimizing production workflows for efficiency and quality.
  • Document programming and machining procedures, contributing to knowledge sharing and best practices within the team.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, technologies, and regulatory requirements affecting CNC machining in the medical device sector.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associate degree or technical certification in CNC programming, machining, or related field preferred.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 7-10 years’ experience in CNC programming, specifically within the healthcare and medical device manufacturing industries.
  • Proficient in programming and operating Tsugami and Star Swiss Screw Machines with Fanuc style controls, as well as Haas mill machines.
  • Skilled in the set-up and operation of multi-axis CNC machines with an advanced level of complexity.
  • Strong understanding of materials used in medical devices, particularly Nitinol, titanium, and stainless steel.
  • Familiarity with quality standards and regulatory requirements relevant to medical device manufacturing, such as ISO 13485 and ISO 9001.
  • Ability to interpret complex engineering drawings and specifications.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the manufacturing of medical devices, with specific knowledge of ISO 13485 or ISO 9001 quality management systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of CNC programming techniques and optimizations for efficiency and precision.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and mentor junior CNC programmers or machinists.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with a focus on quality and safety.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.