CNC Machinist

Date:  Mar 29, 2023
Category:  Manufacturing Engineering

Union City, CA, US, 94587

About Company

Mizuho OSI is the leader in the markets for specialty surgery and patient positioning. The company’s portfolio includes specialty surgical tables for procedure-specific approaches that improve patient outcomes in spine and orthopedic surgeries along with disposable and reusable surgical patient care products.


Job Summary

The CMM Programmer develops and improves manufacturing processes by interpreting Print specifications and works with the CNC programmers and Manufacturing Engineers & Quality Engineers to create and execute an effective and efficient inspection method plan. The candidate will also document and illustrate setups making operation of the CMM simple, intuitive & safeguarded while maintaining communication with Inspection ensuring all features are correctly measured and documented.



  • Develop CMM programs using model-based definition and/or blueprints for Zeiss CMM's using Calypso software.
  • Analyze drawings and model data to determine optimal measurement routine and work holding.
  • Work with process experts to determine best control plan for each part.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineering, and Shop Floor management in new program creation/release and program changes that improve quality and throughput.
  • Working with Quality, define and document sample plans for each part.
  • Create detailed tooling and setup sheet instructions for manufacturing.
  • Create and maintain CMM program library ensuring revision control.
  • Prove out new programs on shop floor.
  • Format CMM reports to be beneficial for the machinists and inspectors.
  • Fluent with inspection equipment.
  • Able to validate first piece runs meet print.
  • Must have a Lean manufacturing mindset in the shop including set-up time reduction, overall waste reduction, and reduced variation between machines and programs
  • Create standards for CMM programs and train ME's, inspectors, and appropriate Machinists on methodology
  • Functions as a valued team member providing technical guidance to manufacturing engineers who create routers

Perform machine operation to fabricate production parts

·  Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work, sequence of operations, and setup requirements

·  Work to close tolerances using required gauges with proper inspection techniques.

·  Follow Good Manufacturing Principles and safety rules.

·  Inspect work using micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, and other inspection equipment as required.

·  Maintain accurate records/documentation related to quality, work in process, test results, measurements, labor, and special projects.

·  Document data entry that will be used for process capability.

·  Proactively communicate delays in project completion to management.

·  Maintain and follow Safety guidelines and cleanliness of the Machine Shop.

·  Maintain small tools, equipment, and machine shop supplies as needed.

  • ·  Collaborate with others within the department and staff across the organization on Quality related activities that meet company standards

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • 3 years minimum directly related experience working with CMM’s.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Desired Characteristics & Attributes:

  • Strong competence using off-line CMM programming software.
  • Extensive knowledge of GD&T as well as aerospace specifications
  • Familiarity with SolidWorks or other model-based CAD system
  • Competency in metrology as well as ability to perform gage studies such as MSA & R&Rs
  • Motivation and focus on assigned tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills (MS Word, Excel & Outlook)
  • 5 years minimum directly related experience working with CMM’s.
  • Experience machining parts for aerospace, defense, power generation or medical industries
  • Zeiss Calypso programming, 3+ years
  • 2 or 4-year technical degree from an accredited university or technical college (AS or BS)

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Salary:  $21.25/ph - $25/ph

Top Reasons To Join The Mizuho OSI Team

• Privately held company with a tradition of market leadership and best-in-class innovation
• Fast-paced entrepreneurial culture focused on dramatically improving patient outcomes through personal empowerment
• Emphasis on continuous improvement and celebration of our values of R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and the Mizuho OSI Way.
• Create innovative solutions designed and manufactured at our HQ in Northern California

The Mizuho OSI Way

In 1978, we set out to change the way patients undergo surgery. As a Mizuho OSI customer, you can expect our commitment to the following…
• We commit to your satisfaction. If you are dissatisfied, we will strive to make it right.
• We do things the right way. We commit to hire people with competence, generosity and a caring attitude.
• We motivate our employees to use their individual strengths to provide creative solutions, changes, and innovations.
• We anticipate your needs through customer experiences, thus nurturing our relationships.

Collectively, this creates an environment that enables and inspires healthcare professionals to improve the lives of patients.
Dare to go further. Care to do more.


Mizuho OSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes business decisions based on job related criteria only. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, sexual identity, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.


At Mizuho OSI, we believe better solutions and decisions are born of diversity and are proudly an EEO/AA employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with matching, educational assistance and more.


Mizuho OSI values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country and we support the hiring of returning Service Members and military spouses. If you are a Veteran or wounded warrior and would like assistance with the employment process at Mizuho OSI, please contact HR at (510) 429-1500.


If you are a person with a disability or a disabled Veteran and are applying for a job with Mizuho OSI, we would like to ensure your application process goes as smoothly as possible. If you need additional assistance, information or answers to your questions, feel free to contact HR at (510) 429-1500.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland