CNC Machinists (4 People)

San Francisco, CA | Perm

Post Date: 10/04/2017 Job ID: 12007 Industry: Software/Hardware


Our company is building the future of manufacturing - a new kind of automated factory that turns digital designs into physical products in days, not months with our internally developed software and fully-integrated factory system.

We are a uniquely ambitious company funded by some of the biggest names, such as Founders Fund, Lux Capital, Google, and Autodesk. Our organization is already impacting the short-run manufacturing space, with a category-leading NPS, in the $21B addressable market that is ripe for disruption.

As aCNC Operator, you will be working with the Production team to produce Plethora’s custom and prototype part offerings. This will include fixture design and setup,CNC machine operation and other manufacturing operations.


Job Responsibilities:

    • Setup and operate CNC vertical milling machines and CNC lathes 
    • Arrange, mount and set tooling and cycle machine through operation sequences to ensure programmed specifications and tolerances are achieved
    • Program for machining requirements
    • Maintain tooling
    • Perform in process inspection using measuring equipment
    • Perform required drilling, boring, turning and milling operations
    • Perform functions in a timely, safe and cost effective manner
    • Ensure work area is kept clean and safe
    • Notes, reports, and corrects variations in program sequence, positioning, cycle time, etc.
    • Perform preventative maintenance on CNC machining
    • Perform daily weekly and monthly machine maintenance


Skill Set Required to be Successful:

    • Rigorous attention to detail and pride in doing precise work
    • Outstanding mechanical aptitude and spatial reasoning
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, run experiments and draw valid conclusions
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Must have a basic working knowledge of materials (metals, plastics) and fundamental concepts of mechanics (stress, strain, etc.)
    • Willingness to work outside your comfort zone, in a fast paced non-traditional manufacturing environment
    • Assembly experience and working knowledge of basic fasteners and hand tools


We move fast, tinker endlessly, and love to make things. You should be the same! You care about developing real-world solutions for complex problems; you’re a creative, critical thinker, and you thrive on new challenges. We value our employees tremendously - we offer generous health benefits, catered lunch twice a week, workshop facilities to work on cool hardware and software projects, and an all-around great group of people to work with. We’re based in the sunny Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco right off of the K/T Muni line.

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