CNC Machine Center Set-Up/ Operator (Clip Appliers) in Kenosha, WI at Tecomet

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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$1,000 Signing Bonus Available!  Great Benefits!  Full Time Position!

Would you like to be part of cutting edge technology in the field of medical devices? Is being part of a team that makes a difference in people's lives important to you?  Then our Tecomet -Kenosha manufacturing plant, conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, and within 1-2 miles of the expressway might be the right fit for you!

Tecomet, Inc. is a dynamic and growing  contract manufacturing organization specializing in forged, cast and machined orthopaedic implants, precision surgical instruments, sterilization cases/trays and photochemical etched products for the orthopaedic industry.   It is an exceptionally exciting time to join Tecomet as we grow our organization through the recruitment of great team member candidates.   It's not how we do it now today - it's how we do things in the future; let's all learn something new together and achieve our overall goals TOGETHER!


The CNC Machine Cell Setup Operator is responsible for producing a quality product per drawing as assigned with average supervision. He or she must rely on experience and judgment to accomplish goals with above average degree of independence and initiative to complete job requirements in a timely manner.


  • Sets-up and/or operates assigned equipment, such as CNC mill, lathe, hydraulic press, or pull broach, to produce quality products per print.
  • Inspects product and documents data as required.
  • Initiates machine adjustments to ensure quality product.
  • Creates and maintains accurate data for company organizational records.
  • Organizes and keeps work area clean.
  • Coins, grinds, slots and rivets parts.
  • Performs operational maintenance.
  • Trains and assists other operators.


  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Ability to read and interpret part drawings.
  • Use inspection equipment including comparator and CMM.
  • Computer navigation skills.
  • Must be detailed oriented with large emphasis on accuracy.
  • Must be able to multi-task.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 3 years CNC milling machining center experience preferred.
  • General machine shop experience.


Calipers, micrometers, indicators, wrenches and multiple other tools to perform repairs, alignments and preventative maintenance of machine shop equipment and periphery equipment.


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.

This position requires walking, sitting, communicating with others at least 1/3 of scheduled hours.

It also involves reaching and using hands and fingers to operate measuring instruments and machinery.  Occasionally requires lifting of up to 50 pounds (under 1/3 of the time).  Must have adequate dexterity with hands and able to work in small areas.


Must be able to read small print (6-12 font.) with or without vision aides. The operator is occasionally required to view items at 20 inches or less, with or without vision aides.


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 individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Less than 90 decibels (TWA).
  • Requires wearing safety glasses, earplugs (optional) and safety shoes.
  • Requires using machine safety guards and switches.


  • Work near moving mechanical parts over 2/3 of the time. 
  • Exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals under 1/3 of the time.
  • Exposed to potential hazard from possible projectiles.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change


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