• Machine Operator II

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/2/2018 2:37 PM)
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  • Introduction

    Is This The Role For You?


    We hire smart people with big hearts.  People who have a passion for their work and who strive every day to help others. Our work requires bold and innovative leaders; people who bring strong values and ethics to their role.


    If you’re ready for a career that allows you to grow and develop into the professional you want to be – today and in the future….CryoLife is the place for you.

    Position Overview

    Machine operator will set up and operate CNC mills, lathes and grinders for machining processes according to written procedures.  The employee will also operate other equipment and processes, including inspection equipment, manual machines and Carbon Coating, as required.  The operator must be conscientious and accurately maintain process and accountability records.


    • Perform complex machine set ups with minimal supervision.
    • Operate and monitor CNC and manual machinery according to GMP requirements.
    • Conduct dimensional measurement using micrometers, test indicators, optical comparators and gage blocks.
    • Conduct complex measurements using vision systems and CMM.
    • Legibly complete processing records and related documentation.
    • Work with management in solving equipment or processing problems
    • Maintain machining supply inventories
    • Perform periodic maintenance items as directed.
    • Participate in writing procedures and process documentation
    • Suggest process and equipment improvements
    • Assist in development of new products or technology
    • Relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: (a) can get along with co-workers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; (b) respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor
    • Manage time effectively
    • Duties as assigned from time to time by operations management



    • Employee must have five years experience as a CNC machine operator. CNC machinist experience is preferred, with FANUC programming experience very preferred
    • Two years college course work in chemistry, math, or electronics may be substituted for four years of CNC machine operator experience
    • Experience with dimensional measurement including use of micrometers, test indicators, optical comparators and gage blocks.  Experience with vision systems and CMM preferred
    • Experience using mechanical drawings according to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
    • Experience with FDA Good Manufacturing Practices preferred, but not required.
    • Experience as carbon coater operator preferred, but not required
    • Basic computer skills including at minimum, be adept in use of MS Office, internet, and electronic mail. Experience using Microsoft Windows computer operating environment including ability to navigate file structures (folders, directories, files, etc…).
    • Ability to read, analyze, interpret and follow written instructions
    • Ability to interpret and follow oral instructions
    • Required to read, write and speak English with good command of the language, and use simple math
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Able and willing to work 2nd shift
    • Able and willing to work overtime

    Company Info

    Who We Are.


    CryoLife is one of the world’s contemporary medical device companies providing preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, cardiac lasers and implantable end-stage renal disease access grafts for the repair of complex cardiac and vascular reconstruction surgeries. Since the Company’s inception in 1984, it is estimated that its products and tissues have been implanted in about 900,000 patients worldwide.


    CryoLife technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. CryoLife headquarters are located in Kennesaw, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta.


    CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    CryoLife is committed to the philosophy of equal opportunity employment. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, veterans or other legally protected status.


    Reasonable Accommodations
    CryoLife is committed to providing reasonable accommodations both in the application and interview process, consistent with legal requirements. If you need a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email ADA_Accommodation@CryoLife.com or call 770-429-5215. A Human Resources representative will return your call. Messages or emails for any reason other than accommodation requests will not be returned.


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