CNC Programmer
Arlington, TN 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description

At MicroPort Orthopedics, we are never standing still. We know that knee and hip implants are constantly being improved just as medical procedures themselves evolve with each passing day. We not only embrace this constant advance in medicine. We celebrate it in our work. We operate with the heart of a start-up but the soul of an industry powerhouse. This is critical to achieving our goal of being the fastest growing, innovation driven company in orthopedics. Our top priority isn't just to help surgeons get patients back on their feet. We want to help patients get back to Full Function, Faster. Come be a part of the journey!

Overall Summary

As CNC Programmer, you will create programs for CNC equipment using CAD/CAM software. You will improve and optimize machining processes by reviewing material removal rates for optimum tool life and increased efficiency and ensure successful completion of CNC programming goals set forth by management.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Create and maintain multi-axis CNC programs to produce parts using CAD/CAM software. Experience utilizing Vericut, or UG/MasterCam optimization tools is a plus.
  2. Experience in developing and implementing solutions in a regulated production manufacturing process.
  3. Develop CNC machining processes by selecting the chucking device, cutting tools, tool arrangement, and cutting speeds and feeds with emphasis on standardization.
  4. Perform CNC program prove outs on the machine tool and correct the programs as required.
  5. Prepare detailed work instructions and supervise machining process validations including operator training. Communicate effectively with Manufacturing Engineering, Product Development Engineering, plant personnel, and individuals outside the company.
  6. Implement and report cost improvements.
  7. Assist in the design of jigs, tools, fixtures, and special equipment for CNC applications.
  8. Ensure compliance with current CNC programming standards and best practices.
  9. Assist in the selection of new equipment.
  10. Follow all programming file management procedures, set by the company and/or applicable Quality Specifications to ensure compliance of CNC programs with our Quality Management System.
  11. Function as subject matter expert and mentor for other programmers and machinists.

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

You must possess a broad background and knowledge of many manufacturing processes to perform this job. Experience with CNC machining, manual machining, metal finishing/grinding and assembly is required. Must have a working knowledge of CAD/CAM systems and be familiar with 3D models.


You will make decisions on methods of manufacturing that will impact launching products on time, the cost of our products and ultimately the profitability of the company.


Required: High School Diploma or GED

Preferred: Associate's Degree in related field


With High School Diploma or GED: Minimum five years of CNC programming experience to include three years' experience using CAD/CAM software.

With Associate's Degree: Minimum 3 years related experience required.

Multi axis Mill/Turn and robotic experience is a plus.

Visual acuity requirements apply to the role, including peripheral, color, and depth perception.

For internal reference, this position is a job level 6.

**All candidates: Please completely fill out the online application and attach a resume that includes your current role, experience, education and contact information.**

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: MicroPort Orthopedics. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at MicroPort via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of MicroPort. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by MicroPort as a result of the referral or through other means.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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