Machinist I/II/III - 2nd Shift

Ontario, CA

Would you like to be part of a dynamic organization, which enables health care professionals to improve the lives of their patients in ophthalmology, microsurgery and other medical growth sectors? Carl Zeiss is a biomedical device manufacturer that produces a full line of intraocular lenses (IOLs) and ophthalmic surgical products for cataract and refractive surgery. Zeiss is looking for detailed oriented Machinists.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Machinist I Responsibilities
• Operate 1PC or 3PC Machining Cell safely and efficiently using the Optoform Lathes and Mills combination efficiently.
• Consistently meet quality and daily shift outputs.
• Keep the machining cell clean and organized.
• Maintain minimum average yield of 90% at Pre-Tumbling.
• Complete understanding of all applicable MSOPs, process parameters, quality standards and line clearance requirements.
• Maintain proper documentation per GDP filling-out work orders correctly. Accurately record quality and quantities achieved.
• Listen and communicate effectively with the Leads and Supervisors on any workstation issues.
• Effectively operate a microscope and comparator.
• Understand and read lens drawings, and overlays.
• Able to perform in process inspections per assigned quality specifications.
• Perform all general lens inspections for quality, surface defects and impurities.
• Measure dimensions, diopter, BFL and image quality of IOLs.
• Understand Principals of CNC machining.
• Control and adjust proper temperature on equipment.
• Maintain clean vacuum lines
• Hands on knowledge of all utility connections (airlines, vacuum tubes, power)

Machinist II Additional Responsibilities
• Operate microscope, comparator and BFL Bench.
• Perform all machine setup, tooling changes and adjustments.
• Able to train new Machinist I.
• Power Lathe/Mill CNC machines through the menu and set the machines for production.
• Ensure all finished products meet quality standards and specifications

Machinist III Additional Responsibilities
• Efficiently operate all IOL machining and metrology equipment.
• Understand and read lens drawings, overlays and be able to perform all necessary inspections for the manufacturing of IOLs.
• Provide feedback and solutions on process issues and have a clear understanding of quality issues related to machining.
• Must be able to properly adjust machine feeds and speeds.
• Train and provide technical support to all levels of Machinists and adjust their practice if needed.
• Responsible for performing basic lead functions when lead is absent.
• Maintain clean scales, probes and overall machine equipment.
• Perform any other duties as assigned.


Machinist I
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• CNC machining experience, or college courses or technical schooling accreditation in machining is required.

Machinist II
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Two to three years of CNC machining experience, or one year of CNC machining experience with college courses or technical schooling accreditation in machining is required.

Machinist III
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Five years of CNC machining experience, or three years of CNC machining experience with college courses or technical schooling accreditation in machining required.
In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

We are an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabled employer. Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation, or identity.

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