Senior Machine Operator (1st Shift) (1 of 2)
Monument , Colorado
January 12, 2017

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is seeking a Senior Machine Operator located in Monument, CO.


DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, more agile and better equipped to meet the needs of today’s evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.



  • Sets up and operates diverse types of equipment used to manufacture various types of titanium and/or stainless steeI products within established quality requirements. Works on test or new products, on a regular basis, as well as on established products.
    • Operations being performed depend on cell assignment and  product being manufactured but include and are not limited to, cutting raw material, cutting blanks, finishing profile, turning, hexing, milling, cross slotting, fluting, threading, de-burring, and buffing,  and  chemical  finishing operations.
    • Equipment used may be CNC, Pneumatic, or manual and includes, but is not limited to: tornos, various types of mills, lathes, grinders, hex, roll flows, vibrators, drill presses, buffers, grinding wheels, and chemical finishing equipment.
    • All operators use various types of measuring instruments including, numerous types of gages, micrometers, calipers, and comparaters.
    • All operators use diverse types of hand tools (ie wrenches, screw drivers, etc) to adjust or change tooling or fixtures for set up changes or quality adjustments. Makes minor adjustments to CNC programs as necessary.
  • Ensures that first piece and in process quality checks are completed following established quality specifications. Addresses rejects from Quality, determines if it can be accomplished and method used. Interface with quality and other production employees to resolve problems.  
  • Ensures that scheduled and unscheduled preventive maintenance is completed on a regular basis such as, but not limited to, checking and replacing coolant, checking fluid oils, emptying metal chips, and cleaning machinery and work areas. Troubleshoots minor breakdowns and interfaces with maintenance regarding equipment breakdowns, as needed.
  • Works directly with tool room or engineering to resolve process and material problems. Has direct input into tool/fixture design and materials/supply purchases. 
  • Rains and develops current, new and temporary employees.
  • Works following appropriate safety practices in order to prevent accidents to self or co-workers. 
  • Performs other related duties, as required. 
  • Ensures cell is in FDA compliance. 
  • Work involves being on feet 100% of the time.
  • Work is to very close tolerance and involves close attention to detail to maintain appropriate production levels, quality standards, and to work in a safe manner. 
  • Light (5-20 pounds) lifting is required on a regular basis and heavy lifting (over 50 pounds) is required on occasion. 
  • Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to one's job, and maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics, and compliance at all times. 
  • Diligently participate in our compliance program related activities as denoted by your supervisor or our Chief Compliance Officer. 

  • One year as a machine operator working on similar equipment and in a related industry is required. 
  • High school diploma or recognized equivalent is required; education and training or appropriate work experience normally associated with a trade school background in machining or related field a plus.
  • Good math, communication, knowledge of metrics, and organizational skills are required. 

Primary Location
United States-Colorado-Monument
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
Job Function

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