Machinist II in Maple Grove, MN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences looking for a qualified Machinist/programmer to work with a prominent medical device manufacturer in Maple grove, MN. Candidates are REQUIRED to have CAM/CAD experience. Also an ideal candidate will be able to program and set up machines, preform quality checks, and work independently.  For immediate consideration please email updated resumes too

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with milling, turning or grinding.
  • Experience setting up and operating machine tools
  • Proficient in the use of machinist hand tools and measuring tools, process planning and inspection.
  • Proficient PC skills in a Windows environment.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills


  • Fabricate quality custom tooling using advanced technical skills: milling, drilling, turning, grinding, and EDM utilizing manual and CNC equipment
  • Monitor project status to ensure on-time delivery
  • Interpret complex drawings, sketches, and electronic files
  • Mentors level II Machinists, frequently checks in to ensure understanding and compliance to the work instructions, operating procedures, and training documents
  • Provides an advanced level of machining techniques
  • Promotes good morale and productivity
  • Perform CAD/CAM operations including, basic drafting and design of tooling, and 2D/3D tool path programming
  • Perform in-process inspection on parts being machined.
  • Perform routine maintenance of machine tools being used
  • Assess feasibility of design for fabrication, and offer solutions as necessary.
  • Determine methods and procedures for efficient fabrication on all projects, with minimal instruction from the lead, supervisor, or team member
  • Adheres to all safety policies; includes wearing personal protective equipment when required

Quality Systems Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2-year Machining or Technical degree, along with 2-3 years’ experience machining medical components with tight tolerances

***Personal tools are preferred but not required***

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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.