LOCATION: Valley View, OH

Peak Nano has an immediate opening for a highly talented CNC and manual machinist with strong problem-solving skills, outstanding people skills and exceptional experience as a process and tooling development machinist within our manufacturing operations. Peak Nano is focused on developing and delivering innovative, disruptive solutions to the optical lens market. Located in Valley View, OH, the Machinist will work closely with Peak Nano Manufacturing and Engineering leadership to ensure high quality, efficient production of optical lenses.

This key individual will assist Peak in the development of near net shape machining of polymer products within the production facility including all fixturing, tooling, molds, tool & die, etc. Responsibilities include assisting in development of processes essential to meeting production schedule and delivery of high-quality products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage CNC machining process in conjunction with multi-process polymer extrusion, thermoforming, diamond turning lines

  • Develop and implement technical solutions through hands-on experimentation/problem-solving of production and/or production control issues

  • Accurately set-up, program, and operate 3 axis CNC mills and lathes, both horizontal and vertical, to produce complex molds and dies (injection mold tooling experience is preferred)

  • Programming of all equipment using MasterCAM software

  • Fabricate necessary fixturing and tooling in support of engineering teams

  • Open and continuous communication regarding issues, recommendations and solutions being implemented to resolve equipment and/or process problems

  • Write and revise SOPs as needed

  • Providing training and assessment support for equipment operation and set-up as needed

  • Perform 5S activities and control flow of materials using standardized work

  • Lead by example in the area of safety behaviors by promoting safe work habits; report safety problems immediately and operate equipment safely

  • Support troubleshooting and problem-solving on machining equipment as necessary

  • Perform preventative maintenance on shop equipment as necessary


  • 7+ years’ experience in the manufacturing industry, with significant presence in all aspects of complex machining and tool making (permanent molds, patterns, cast and mold dies)—preference will be given to candidates with expertise in programming complex surfaces with CAD/CAM software including high speed/dynamic machining practices

  • Integrated plastics conversion experience is preferred with particular emphasis given to individuals with dual purpose machining of polymer products to tight tolerances

  • Proficient on all standard/nonstandard shop tools and equipment

  • Knowledge and use of relevant CAD/CAM software applications and skills on a daily basis to maintain efficient process flow

  • Ability to work independently and drive projects to completion, particularly as it relates to development of new processes and/or improvement of existing processes in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to successfully partner with team members and stakeholders from multiple backgrounds

  • The candidate must be creative and have excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to multitask and work on multiple projects

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • High School/GED is required; Technical Associates Degree or Certification or higher preferred

About Peak Nano

You don’t want to match your competition. You want to set a new industry standard. For that, you need a new kind of partner. Peak Nano is all about disruption.

We help industry-leading companies rewrite the rules and chart a new path forward—on a journey powered by nanotechnology. For big names ready to think bigger, nanotechnology is the new frontier. And Peak Nano will guide the way—with sound strategy, and real results.

We’re the people who take nanotechnology out of the lab and make sense of it for your business. You can’t shatter realities with theory alone. For us, it’s making it real that matters.

More information about Peak Nano can be found at

Peak Nano Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Peak Nano is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

To be considered for this opportunity, please send your resumé to Elsy Garza.