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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 1/17/2017


Largo, FL
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CONMED Corporation is a global medical technology company that specializes in the development and sale of surgical and patient monitoring products and services that allow our physician customers to deliver high quality care and as a result, enhanced clinical outcomes for their patients. Our products are technological leaders in the specialties that we serve: Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Gynecology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, and Anesthesiology.

CONMEDs mission, and the focus of every employee around the world, is to improve the quality of health care by designing, producing and marketing innovative, high-quality products. Our emphasis is on our customer’s satisfaction and on our enhanced patient outcomes. We strive to demonstrate thoughtful leadership, provide meaningful opportunities for employees, and be a responsible member of the local communities in which we conduct business.

CONMED is headquartered in beautiful, upstate New York (Utica), and employs approximately 3500 people worldwide. Our employees are located in 8 manufacturing, distribution or design facilities in the United States and in sales offices throughout the world. Our domestic locations include: Utica, NY, Largo, FL, Anaheim CA, San Mateo, CA, Westborough, MA, Edison, NJ, Centennial, CO, and Atlanta, GA. Our international facilities and presence spans more than 20 locations throughout Europe, Australia, Latin America, Asia, North America and the Middle East.

Purpose: Produces parts that meet requirements using a variety of CNC and/or manual equipment to manufacture parts following written and verbal instruction.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Set up and operate multi-axis CNC and/or manual equipment, tools and accessories for the fabrication and cutting of materials to process component parts.

Maintain close tolerance dimensions while producing parts at the rates established for a particular operation.

Identify and participate in resolving machining problems in order to produce defect free parts.

Ability to make offset changes on multi-axis equipment. To insure product that conforms to requirements.

Performs verification/validation of new set-up programs for new product or pre-production parts.

Performs in-process and first piece inspection.

Understands/edits multi axis G-code/M-code mill programs, multi axis G-code lathe programs and up to multi axis Mazatrol lathe programs as required.

Must be willing and able to continually rotate through a variety of manufacturing processes, performing all types of tasks in a cell/team environment.

Performs other related tasks including but not limited to performing housekeeping tasks required to keep the work area safe, clean and organized.

Sustains and maintains 5S standards and all continuous improvement activities.

Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

Work Experience Requirements: A minimum of five years’ experience in CNC machining or equivalent vocational/apprenticeship.

Education Requirements: N/A

Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand for up to eight hours per day, ability to move about, bends, stoops, uses hands and lift up to 35 pounds unassisted. Unaided visual acuity or corrected visual acuity should be at least 20/40 in each eye at infinity (20 feet) with the ability to distinguish colors. Must be able to perform work at a bench height of 37.5" to 42".

Knowledge Requirements: Ability to follow verbal/written instructions, demonstrate the ability to read blueprints & interpret geometric tolerances. Must meet basic metrology requirements & be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of cutting tools. Can set up & run various types of CNC equipment. Must possess CNC programming skills. Able to produce parts at maximum rates with zero defects. Must demonstrate ability to operate equipment without causing injury to oneself, or damage to equipment or product. Ability to optimize processes through continuous improvement efforts. Must be able to work all scheduled overtime. Must be willing & able to continually rotate through a variety of manufacturing processes, performing all types of tasks in a cell/team environment. Demonstrate ability to function in a high performance work team environment. Must be reliably & predictably available to perform the major duties of the position at the assigned work site & time. Observes safety rules/reports unsafe acts.


Additional Benefits

• CONMED offers competitive compensation
• Excellent healthcare including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
• Short & long term disability plus life insurance – cost paid fully by CONMED
• Retirement Savings Plan (401K) – company match dollar for dollar up to 7%
• Employee stock purchase plan – allows stock purchases at discounted price
• Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate level courses