Integra LifeSciences

  • Programming & Tooling Technician

    Vacancy ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.


    Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery.  In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.

    Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 3,300 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."


    The CNC Senior Programming and Tooling Technician is responsible for programming and maintenance of computer numeric controlled production equipment. Develop and improve existing programming to maximize efficiencies and machine utilization. Process components to meet blue print and or geometric tolerance requirements. Component in all phases of CNC and manual machining in a job shop or high-volume type applications.


    Performs programming to adhere to dimensions and tolerances found on prints. May use prints and sketches to determine proper methods and processes.

    Performs set up of manual and CNC machines including loading of tools, troubleshooting, programming adjustments and tear-down.

    With limited supervision, completes tasks as directed by SOPs, routers, prints, work instructions, and manufacturing schedules.


    Operates machining equipment with an understanding of machining and metal removal concepts which may include milling, turning, grinding, and other methods.

    Observes operation of machine and verifies conformance of machined work pieces to specifications using measuring instruments such as fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers.

    Demonstrates a high degree of proficiency in the selection and care of special machine tools such as drills, jigs, mills, lathes, and fixtures.

    Maintains CNC program files.

    Inspects prototypes, machines prototype fixtures and First Article components.

    Performs in-process checks using measuring devices and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department lead person or supervisor

    Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.


    Works on projects as part of a team, exchanging ideas and contributing skills that complement those of the other team members. Fulfills commitments to team members.


    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • 7+ years of related experience with trade school certification preferred where applicable.
    • Considerable knowledge of the machinist role and complete acquaintance with and understanding of the machining of routine parts and ability to practically apply solutions to routine problems.
    • Proficient and working knowledge of Master Cam or other comparble software.
    • Understanding of FDA device manufacturing requirements.


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