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CNC Programmer

Company: Veridiam
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

CNC Programmer Position SummaryApplies in-depth programming experience with complex tolerance parts. Collaborates with engineers regarding cutting tools, machine tools and process plans. Programs sequence of operation and tool paths on multi-axis milling machines, mill-turn, turning and other CNC machine tools (up to 5 axis). Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reads and accurately interprets/understands prints, drawings, digital definitions, marked layouts, sketches, product specifications, engineering process plans, routing, and work instructions.
  • Provides constructive input to engineering team regarding selection of cutting tools, process plans, work instructions and development of fixturing.
  • Determines sequence of operations by studying blueprints, specifications, engineering process plans and work instructions.
  • Develops most efficient process with consideration to robustness, cost and product quality.
  • Programs tool paths for complex geometric parts to close tolerances +/- .0001.
  • Works closely with Production personnel to prove out/revise new and existing programs and processes.
  • Makes program changes to qualified/released CNC programs, as necessary, with authorization of responsible Engineer for the project to refine and optimize CNC programs.
  • Inspects parts to ensure conformity to specifications in conjunction with quality personnel.
  • Works as a team with engineering and manufacturing to troubleshoot and resolve programming and machining issues.
  • Interfaces and supports production employees, supervisors, engineers, management, and vendors to complete assignments.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools, as required, based on priorities and workload.
  • Performs duties and responsibilities with a high degree of flexibility, attention to detail, and a focus on quality in a fast-paced contract-manufacturing environment.
  • Utilizes a high degree of accuracy and precision in performing work according to instructions and specifications.
  • Attends all trainings required by department, company and industry.
  • Adheres to company policies, protocols and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Education and Experience
    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
    • Some trade school, ROP or other training or apprentice experience in CNC programming, CNC machining or machine technology is a plus.
    • Training in Mastercam (X2) or equivalent CAD/CAM software.
    • A minimum of five years of experience in CNC programming with Mastercam or equivalent software, with the ability to develop tool paths and determine the sequence of operations
    • Experience programming and cutting high-temperature alloys/hard metals such as Inconel, stainless steel, titanium, alloy 188, Hastelloy, is a plus.
    • Experience in a fast paced, short production run environment preferred-experience with aerospace, automotive, medical, dental, power generation or similar complexity is required.
    • Minimum three year's experience as a CNC machinist with experience in the setup and operation of multi-axis mills, lathes and other equipment to produce closetolerance parts.
    • Experience with wire and/or sinker EDM (electrical discharge machines) a plus.
    • In depth experience using precision measuring tools such as micrometer, calipers, comparators, etc. Understanding of and experience with CMM inspection a plus. Knowledge
      • Proficient with applicable software applications MasterCam and MS Office applications.
      • Proficient with Fanuc, Siemens, Haas and Mitsubishi Controllers.
      • Must possess a technical and mechanical aptitude, acquired through applied mechanics, engineering or in a job/machine shop, contract manufacturing, or comparable environment.
      • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and machine tools, measurement devices, shop mathematics, and materials and processes used in machining/manufacturing close tolerance metal parts.
      • Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean and Statistical Process Control Techniques a plus.
      • Proficiency selecting cutting tools and programming tool paths for complex geometric parts to close tolerances +/- .0001.
      • Ability to read and accurately interpret/understand prints, drawings, product specifications, digital definitions, engineering process plans, and work instructions. Physical Demands
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, talk, hear, and be able to travel throughout the plant to perform job duties.
        • The employee is frequently required to walk, use hands to operate machinery and reach with hands and arms.
        • The employee must frequently lift and/or move 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and /or move from 25 to 50 lbs without assistance.
        • Specific vision abilities required this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus and learn and utilize tools, machinery, and computer software programs. PI233ddf7a27e1-31181-28858957

Keywords: Veridiam, El Cajon , CNC Programmer, Other , El Cajon, California

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