CNC Programmer/Operator

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Job Description

Position Summary:


CNC Programmer/Operator  will be responsible for programming, setting up and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine to produce machined parts.


Key Activities:


  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints and checking material stock.
  • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points, offsets.
  • Calculating requirements including basic math, geometry, trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Set up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting chucks, tools, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops and stock pushers.
  • Load material.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part and sample pieces.
  • Maintains specifications by observing cutting, drilling, grooving, turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations.  
  • Troubleshoot processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; following quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Address preventive maintenance requirements, troubleshoot malfunctions and request repairs.


Required Qualification:


  • High school diploma or Equivalent.
  • Programming or operation experience of CNC mills or lathes.
  • Technical school or training related to CNCs.
  • G and M Code Programming
  • Detail Oriented
  • Verbal Communication
  • Tooling Setup

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Posted: Jul 30, 2020

Type: None

Category: Technicians