We’re always looking for quality people.  If you want to work for us, we want to know who you are.  Please feel free to send unsolicited emails to Toby at tobyswitek@cvmcvm.com with a resume and what you’re interested in doing.


Current openings:


Mechatronics Engineer

 

CVM Inc, custom machine builder located right at the 580/680 interchange in Pleasanton, is actively looking for an experienced Controls Engineer to join our fast paced team. We have been successfully building custom equipment for Bay Area tech, medical, foods, and home products companies for over 30 years. We have a full machine/fab shop and build what we design. Average projects last 1 to 4 months from design to delivery, with 5-10 design projects active at any one time. Our variety of work and pace keeps it interesting.

Description: Design and produce controls systems for custom automated equipment. Primarily using state of the art technology to control motion, fluids, and temperature. Conceptualize and detail programming solutions to a variety of machine types across several industries, mostly in motion control. Assist with the start up and testing of prototype and deliverable machines. Visit www.cvmcvm.com for more details on the type of machines we create.

Platforms: We primarily use Alan Bradley, CodeSys, and CTC PLC. We use a variety of programs to write code for each of these but are open to new ones. Knowledge in different systems is an asset our diverse client base appreciates so the more you know, the better.

Requirements: 5 years PLC and HMI programming experience on multiple platforms, minimum. Creative mind with knowledge of and experience integrating “off the shelf” electrical and motion control components. Hands-on aptitude with general knowledge of automation design. Electrical knowledge and ability to read and write electrical drawings. Assembly of electromechanical equipment, including sensors, motors, and controllers. Willing to work hard at what you enjoy. Good communication skills — both verbal and written. Customer relations and project management skills important.

Additional Valuable Experience
Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, Hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical equipment including PLC’s, power supplies, motor starters, frequency drives, sensors and gauges, and test equipment. Installation and machine maintenance at customer’s site, Electrical Circuit Design, Mechanical Design

Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental for employee, 2 weeks vacation, 8 Paid Holidays, 9-80 Work Schedule (Every other Friday off), OT rarely needed/work life balance appreciated, plus more.

 

Journeyman Manual Machinist

CVM Inc. is looking for an experienced manual machinist.
We’re a custom machine building company that designs and builds automated equipment, manufacturing lines, fixtures, and spare parts for bay area tech industry.  Our small team has expert machining, welding, and forming capabilities as well as a team of engineers and technicians.  The open machinist role is to support our customers and internal engineers as an experienced manual machinist capable of creatively making parts to print.  Often 1 at a time or low (20) qty runs, our shop sees a LOT of variety.

  • Candidate should have an excellent understanding of prints, material characteristics, and behavior during machining.
  • Candidate should have excellent knowledge of speeds/feeds and tooling.
  • Experience machining small and intricate parts from various metals and plastics is required.
  • Candidate should be able to operate mills and lathes without supervision, including setups and fixturing in an efficient manner.

Equipment:

  • 3 Manual lathes, 2 with Prototrack controllers
  • 5 Manual mills, 3 with Prototrack controllers
  • 2 CNC mills
  • 1 CNC lathe
  • Traditional Machine Shop power, hand tools, secondary fab-machining shop equipment

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

  • Punctuality
  • Communication Skills
  • Dependability
  • Good attitude, interpersonal skills
  • Ability to see small details

Keep workstations & machines clean

 

Journeyman Welder

CVM Inc. is looking for an experienced welder.
We design and build custom automation equipment for bay area tech and have been doing so for 30 years.  We offer a fantastic variety of challenging and rewording work.  Our shop working environment is comfortable with large open doors, music sometimes, clean and quality equipment, and an extremely talented team of fabricators, engineers, technicians, etc. to work alongside you. Take a look at our website to see more about who we are and what we do.  www.cvmcvm.com

Sound good?  Keep reading and give us a call if you meet the below.

Required Skills

  • Must have own tools, power tool will be supplied.
  • Candidate should have an excellent understanding of prints, material characteristics, and behavior during welding.
  • Experience in Tig and Mig welding to qualify for this position.
  • Experience with traditional shop power, hand tools, secondary fab-machining shop equipment
  • Experience welding thin gauge sheet metal (to 20g required)
  • Strong shop math required

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

  • Sheet metal forming using break
  • Basic operation of manual mills and lathes without supervision, including setups and fixturing in an efficient manner.
  • Punctuality
  • Communication Skills
  • Dependability
  • Good attitude, interpersonal skills, team player
  • Ability to see small details
  • Keep workstations & machines clean

Benefits:  Medical, Dental, 2 weeks’ vacation, 8 Paid Holidays, 9-80 Work Schedule (Every other Friday off), Join a great team of highly skilled individuals and face a new challenge every day working on custom components across many industries. Salary commensurate with experience.

 

Mechanical Engineer

CVM Inc, custom machine builder located right at the 580/680 interchange in Pleasanton, is actively looking for an experienced Mechanical Designer to join our fast paced team. We have been successfully building custom equipment for Bay Area tech, medical, foods, and home products companies for over 30 years. We are in 10,000 square feet with a full machine/fab shop and build what we design. Average projects last 1 to 4 months from design to delivery, with 5-10 design projects active at any one time. Our variety of work and pace keeps it interesting.

Description: Assist the engineering team in producing custom automated equipment including: full machines, fixtures, robots, mechanical and electrical components. Conceptualize and detail solutions to a variety of problems across several industries, mostly in motion control. Assist with the mechanical assembly of prototype and deliverable machines. Visit www.cvmcvm.com for more details.

Requirements:
** EXCELLENT SOLIDWORKS PROFICIENCY**
5 years experience, minimum.

At least a few of the following:
Creative mind with knowledge of and experience integrating “off the shelf” mechanical, electrical and motion control components. Hands-on aptitude with knowledge of machining and fabrication practices. Experience designing machined components, sheet metal parts and weldments, ability to update and edit AutoCAD drawings.

Willing to work hard at what you enjoy. Good communication skills — both verbal and written.  PLC programming a plus.

Benefits: Fully paid medical and Dental for employee, 2 weeks vacation, 8 Paid Holidays, 9-80 Work Schedule (Every other Friday off), OT rarely needed/work life balance appreciated, plus more.