Machinist Trainee

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita




Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description

As a Machinist Trainee, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

  • Learn the required skills to work within the Pilot Metals Development team
  • Follow safety rules, manufacturing instructions, work rules and other manufacturing guidelines
  • Review routing sheets and accompanying documentation for accuracy
  • Maintain open communication with the machine shop and the programming and inspection teams to ensure projects are kept on pace
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • A strong mechanical aptitude
  • Read, write and speak English
  • Possess a technical and hands-on approach to solve issues
  • Machinist trade school graduate or have a community college machinist certification
  • High school graduate


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental and vision coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with discretionary employer match
  • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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