CNC Machinist / Programmer

  • 2315 City Line Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18017, USA
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Bosch Rexroth Corporation

Company Description

Bosch Rexroth is one of the world’s leading providers of drive and control technologies. Regardless of the motion task that customers face anywhere in the world, they will always find a Bosch Rexroth team with the local experience and the appropriate know-how from more than 30 industries and all drive and control technologies. Our associates take on their customers’ challenges with passion and persistence until the right solution is found. This is what makes Bosch Rexroth a strong, reliable partner for Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering and Factory Automation. As the Drive & Control Company, we develop, produce, and distribute our components and system solutions in over 80 countries. You’ll find our drive and control technology in a wide variety of applications: From excavators and tractors to CNC woodworking and metal-cutting machines. You’ll find us in automotive factories, packaging systems for the food industry, medical devices and laboratories.

Job Description

  • Studies specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations and setup requirements.

  • Create or update CNC program files using G/M code and parametric programming per Bosch Rexroth part drawings, sequence of operations, set-up sheet requirements and machining parameters to ensure accuracy and delivery per customer requirements and Bosch Rexroth Standards.

  • Document CNC processes for the parts being programmed.

  • Maintains holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines.

  • Incorporate expert knowledge to determine most efficient speeds and feeds, offsets, to maintain the highest quality product.

  • Ability to drive and work in cross-departmental continuous improvement projects.

  • Interacts with Design/Production Engineering and Quality Assurance to reach mutually agreeable solutions.

  • Participate to train new employees / Cross-train on other functions within the team.

  • Overtime may be required, sometimes with little advance notice.

  • Perform other essential and related duties as may be assigned


  • Associates or Technical degree from an accredited institution (i.e. CHEA) with 2 years of CNC programming experience or High school graduate or equivalent (ex.  PA Dept of Education, FL Dept of Education, US Military, CHEA) with 4 years of CNC programming experience. 

  • Minimum 2 years of set up and operation experience on CNC Horizontal/Vertical machining centers.

  • Proficiency in using programming systems such as MasterCam, AutoCAD and Mazak/Siemens controls.

  • Proficiency in using G/M code and parametric programming to program CNC Horizontal/Vertical machining centers to make adjustments/program at the machine controls.

  • Extensive knowledge for both handling and usage of precision tools including, but not limited to: vernires, thread gauge, bore gauges, micrometers, tooling set-up fixtures.

  • Ability to verify conformance of finished work piece to specifications using precision measuring instruments.

  • Ability to setup a CNC center for production including, but not limited to: fixture setup, verification (prove-out) of first piece along with program, completion of production runs.

  • Ability to read and interpret programs, prints and coordination sheets.

  • Ability to verify correct cutting speed and feed rates for tooling and materials.

  • Ability to prioritize and accommodate changes in work schedules.

  • Good interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce and are an equal opportunity employer. Bosch Rexroth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only.  Future sponsorship for work authorization unavailable.

BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives

  • FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
  • AWIM (A World In Motion)
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