CNC Programmer, 2nd Shift (Wallingford, CT)

Job Summary:

A CNC Programmer will be responsible for the CNC programming of orthopedic implants, as well as maintaining tooling and preventive maintenance of the CNC machining department.  Process objectives are the high quality, high volume production of patient-tailored implants and associated instruments.

2nd Shift – Mon – Fri, 3:00pm – 11:00pm



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong, internal working relationships across ConforMIS.
  • Understand the objectives, responsibilities, and mission of the Operations department and works towards those goals.
  • Prioritize and plan work activities; adapt for changing conditions.
  • CNC programming of patient specific implants utilizing 3, 4, & 5 axis machining
  • Process development, continuous improvements, and lean manufacturing.
  • Assure compliance with the requirements set forth by US FDA QSR and ISO regulations.
  • Support continuous improvement of current manufacturing processes & PM.
  • Development and documentation of manufacturing processes and work instructions, and inspection criteria within the company’s documentation procedures.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Technical education preferred.
  • Medical Device/GMP experience.
  • Advanced CAD – SolidWorks experience.

Skills, Abilities, and Competencies Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work accurately in a fast-paced, hectic, ever-changing environment with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor own work to ensure quality, accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and time-management skills.
  • Able to self-motivate and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Extensive experience in CNC programming and machining of medical grade plastics and CoCr.
  • Understanding of ISO 13485, QSR regulations, and GMP.
  • Investment casting experience preferred.
  • Injection molding experience preferred.
  • 20/20 vision required with or without corrective lenses.
  • Standing and sitting for extended periods.
  • Lifting up to 20 pounds.
  • Busy work environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Working overtime and and/or a flexible schedule as needed.
  • Must be aware of hazards within the company; adhere to quality and safety standards established by FDA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Able to work in changing environments (reduced lighting, increased noise, temperature variances, unpleasant odors, etc.).
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