Orchid Orthopedic Solutions

CNC Machinist I, 2nd shift - Hartselle

Hartselle, AL

Job Description

CNC Machinist I, 2nd shift

Posted: Friday, 2/9/2024


Orchid’s Arab site in northern Alabama is not far from Huntsville, rated #1 best place to live in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023.  Arab is centrally located to world class recreation and attractions, as well as top-ranked schools and low cost of living. The Arab, AL site was established in 2007 and joined the Orchid team in 2012. Our 70,000 square foot facility employees approximately 200 team members. We focus primarily on advanced machining of complex instruments for the large joint, spine and trauma markets.  Our key products are instruments, implants, and trials. A career at Orchid provides competitive benefits, the ability to take on new responsibilities, and learn and grow in your career.


ALA - Shift 3 ($3) (United States of America - Alabama)


The CNC Machinist I position contributes to the production of medical devices by operating and performing basic set ups of CNC 2 and 3 Axis machines, with the ability to identify X, Y, Z and 0 coordinates. He/she is responsible for running multiple and varying CNC machines simultaneously, such as Lathes, EDM Wire, and Plunge machines in addition to operating manual machine tools to cut, drill, shape, and finish quality products with some supervision. Experience with CNC Machining in a manufacturing work environment required.


  • The Machinist, CNC reports directly to the area Supervisor.
  • Performs basic machining functions to produce parts.
  • Operates multiple machines simultaneously.
  • Monitors the machine to ensure proper program performance.
  • Completes shop work orders, inspection documentation, and daily maintenance sheets.
  • Makes off sets and adjustments to machines with moderate supervision.
  • Advocates for the health and safety of self, co-workers, customers, and the community.
  • Support quality and compliance by adhering to all procedures, work instructions, and forms per the Quality Management Systems (QMS).
  • Completes all required training.


  • High School Or Equivalent (Preferred)


  • Lean Manufacturing Experience (Preferred)
  • Experience in Medical Device Manufacturing (Preferred)
  • 1+ Years of Experience Operating Machining Equipment in a Manufacturing Environment (Preferred)


  • Machining Trade School (Preferred)


  • Problem Solving - Working Experience
  • Machine Set Up - Working Experience
  • Visual Quality Assurance - Working Experience
  • GD&T - Working Experience
  • Blueprint Reading - Working Experience
  • Information Processing - Basic Knowledge
  • Quality Inspection Metrology Tools - Working Experience
  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail - Working Experience
  • Handwriting - Basic Knowledge
  • Data Entry - Working Experience
  • Mathematical Ability - Basic Knowledge


  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position - Frequently
  • Must be able to move about the inside of the building - Occasionally
  • Must be able to move equipment around the building - Occasionally
  • Must be able to position oneself and move under/around/over equipment - Occasionally
  • Must be able to handle/adjust/inspect/position various items and equipment - Constantly
  • Must be able to communicate and exchange information with others - Frequently
  • Must be able to perform tasks that require repetitive handling/adjusting/inspecting/positioning of items and equipment - Constantly
  • Must be able to distinguish and detect information such as writing and defects - Frequently


  • Noise - Frequently

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.


  • Opportunity to work in a growing company
  • Ability to help people live a longer, more active life
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Ability to work in an organization that values:
    • Integrity First: We do the right thing
    • Teamwork: We are one Orchid
    • Results: Our results matter


  • Candidates offered employment may be required to submit to a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug-screening based on position requirements
  • Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States through eVerify

At Orchid, we fully support a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, hair type, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions only pays fees for solicited presentations of job seekers submitted through our preferred vendor job board by recruiters, employment agencies, or other parties.

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