CNC Operator in Los Angeles, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking a CNC Operator to join a dynamic team located in the greater Los Angeles area! 

Job Description & Responsibilities:

  • With minimum supervision, sets-up and runs assigned CNC Machines within the standard time per router.
  • Must be familiar with programming and editing.
  • Must be familiar with ID and OD threading.
  • Must be willing to work in team environment.
  • Must be able to use various types of measuring tools.
  • Be familiar with various types of materials.
  • Work closely with leads. 
  • Must be able to follow work order and verbal instructions 
  • Run multiple machines as required 
  • Actively employs set-up reduction techniques to minimize “internal” activities, drive down change-over times and increase productivity 
  • Maintains a clean and orderly workplace in accordance with 5S standards  
  • Active involvement in Autonomous Maintenance program 
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance per daily schedule 
  • Perform first piece verification process per part print as required 
  • Responsible for producing and maintaining high level quality parts 
  • Perform Lock/Out Tag/Out (LOTO) 
  • Run production parts according to specifications, work instructions and quality standards 
  • Check all work with appropriate measuring tools and make offsets and edits as required 
  • Active involvement in continuous improvement initiatives 
  • Follow all EHS Policies and Procedures. Report all incidents immediately 


  • Must have high school diploma or trade school or equivalent work experience 


  • Must have 5 years experience 
  • Must be able to read and interpret blue prints and work instructions 
  • Understanding of cutting tools (offset and geometry) and must know “G” and “M” Codes 
  • Must know basic troubleshooting 
  • Must be able to move/lift up to 30 lbs (may not exceed per EHS policies) 
  • Understanding of 5S principals; Sort, Simplify, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain 
  • Must be able to use the necessary measuring tools (Micrometers, Calipers, Dial Indicators, Comparator, Gages, etc) as required 
  • Must be Lock, Tag, and Verify (LTV) authorized within a year of employment 
  • SPC knowledge highly desirable, mathematical skill and system 22 
  • Must have good communication skills 
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.