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:


Sr. Mechanical Engineer

CVM Inc is a custom machine designer & builder, located right at the 580/680 interchange in Pleasanton, CA.  We are actively looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our growing team of top talent.  For nearly 30 years CVM has been providing turnkey automation solutions for a variety of Bay Area companies including medical, food processing, agriculture, injection molding, and commercial products. Within our 15,000 sqft building we operate a full service CNC machine & fabrication shop, building what we design efficiently.  Our success is driven by our people, and guided by our core values – Humility, Empathy, Simplify, Do the Right Thing.  As a family run and oriented company, CVM is committed to providing a healthy and balanced work environment.

Description:

Design and produce custom automation solutions including turn-key systems, machine assemblies, fixtures, robots, manual assist, pneumatic, and electro-mechanical mechanisms.

  • Lead projects from scope development to site acceptance. Hands-on management of proposals, quotes, concepts, design, assembly, startup, and installation.
  • Conceptualize internally and externally to a wide variety of manufacturing, laboratory, and product development challenges, engaging in the creative process early and often.
  • Engineer and design parts and assemblies in Solidworks to project requirements.
  • Leverage in-house expertise to execute iterative prototyping of concepts into solutions.
  • Engage with vendors and suppliers for services and sourcing.
  • Interface closely with fabrication, controls engineering and technicians to assemble, program, validate, and deliver.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Mechatronics Engineering, or equivalent engineering discipline.
  • 5+ years experience in automation systems engineering, manufacturing engineering, or mechanical engineering using Solidworks tools.
  • Experience in designing machined components, sheet metal assemblies and weldments. Working knowledge of selecting and integrating mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and motion control components.
  • Hands-on mechanical aptitude, knowledge of machining and fabrication practices, electrical and pneumatic systems, interpreting schematics.
  • Experience collaborating in a smaller cross-functional team environment.
  • Self-starter with a solid work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills — both verbal and written.
  • Project management, budgeting, cost analysis experience a plus.
  • PLC, HMI, robotics programming a plus.

Benefits:

Competitive salary, fully paid medical and dental for employee, 2 weeks vacation, 8 Paid Holidays, 9-80 Work Schedule (Every other Friday off), and more!

Interested in joining us?  Email Toby for more information: tobyswitek@cvmcvm.com

Machine Shop Manager

CVM Inc is a custom machine designer & builder, located right at the 580/680 interchange in Pleasanton, CA.  We are actively looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our growing team of top talent.  For nearly 30 years CVM has been providing turnkey automation solutions for a variety of Bay Area companies including medical, food processing, agriculture, injection molding, and commercial products. Within our 15,000 sqft building we operate a full service CNC machine & fabrication shop, building what we design efficiently.  Our success is driven by our people, and guided by our core values – Humility, Empathy, Simplify, Do the Right Thing.  As a family run and oriented company, CVM is committed to providing a healthy and balanced work environment.

Job Description:
Manage a team of 6 machinists including journeymen manual machinists, CNC operators, and a shop assistant.
Candidate will interface directly with outside and internal customers, quote work, balance workload and resources to manage budget and timelines. Shop oversight including safety, equipment maintenance and upgrades, quality control, and workload balance. Personnel management including annual reviews, training, apprenticeship program management, mentorship, and technical advancement plans.

Your shop will be responsible for machining parts for custom one-of-a-kind machines, prototypes, and some low quantity part runs (less than 100). Use your team’s experience, skills, and creativity to tackle challenging and interesting jobs. Set up jigs and fixtures, program CNC’s, work with all types of metals, many plastics, mills, lathes, CNC equipment, and other standard machine shop tools.

  • Machine parts on manual mills & lathes.
  • Utilize 2 axis Prototrak controllers on manual mills and lathes for efficiency
  • Analyze drawings, Solid Models, and sketches to determine dimensions and configuration of cuts, selection of cutting tools, machine speeds and feed rates according to shop processes, customer specifications, and machine capabilities.
  • Machine and assemble prototype devices, test equipment, and tooling according to verbal and/or written specifications.
  • Partner with engineers, technicians, and welders to develop or modify parts, fixtures and equipment.

Minimum Requirements:
5 years managing a shop with 4 direct reports or more.
10+ years Machining, both manual and CNC.
CNC programming proficiency with appropriate CAD/CAM software knowledge.
Excellent communication skills required — both verbal and written.

Benefits:
Competitive salary, fully paid medical and dental for employee, 2 weeks vacation, 8 Paid Holidays, 9-80 Work Schedule (Every other Friday off), and more!
Job Type: Full-time

Interested in joining us?  Email Toby for more information: tobyswitek@cvmcvm.com