CNC Programmer / Machining Engineer

  • M-46, Saginaw, MI, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

PPS customer is a growing manufacturing company. 

Job Description

This engineering position will concentrate on creating, approving, editing and qualifying CNC programs for use on metal cutting equipment (lathe, 3,4,& 5 axis machining centers & multi-axis turning), developing detailed work illustration instructions and configurations. (Due to ITAR regulations, must be a U.S. Person- Sponsorship is not available)

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·        Creates instructions for machinist

·        Ability to model to create program and Create model based CNC program

·        Utilize multiple CNC programming software languages to create CNC programs

·        Ability to utilize simulation software to prove out CNC programs

·        Create DNC file to store & make CNC program available

·        Vast knowledge of modern machining principles/methodology

·        Background in operation of CNC machines

·        Reviews 3D CAD design blueprints

·        Makes calculations for programming including where materials should be cut

·        Translates instructions into a computer automated manufacturing (CAM) program

·        Communicates with engineers and clients who will use the programs

·        Checks completed programs by running simulations or tests

·        Prepares geometric layout of designs using proper software

·        Determines sequence of operations in a program

·        Chooses cutting tools that will be needed

·        Analyzes job order and performs necessary calculations

·        Writes programs and modifies existing ones for increased efficiency

·        Analyzes and selects speeds and cutting tools for programs

·        Makes improvements to set up times for a task and contouring of complex shapes

·        Simplifies tooling time for workers and increases productivity for the client

·        Evaluates all completed designs to validate their functions and ensure they successfully  reduce time and money for the client

·        Monitors all programs to make sure they follow blueprint instructions and safely and successfully complete the task

·        Provides training for clients on automated systems

·        Complies with all safety rules and regulations.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·        Excellent CNC programming skills

·        High School diploma

·        Associate’s degree in CNC programming, a computer-related field or a mechanical field, or like experience

·        Able to write and read complex spreadsheets

·        Ability to read blueprints

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·        Excellent CNC programming skills

·        High School diploma

·        Associate’s degree in CNC programming, a computer-related field or a mechanical field, or like experience

·        Able to write and read complex spreadsheets

·        Ability to read blueprints

Specifically:

The ideal candidate will have knowledge and machine programming skills to create programs using Esprit CAD-CAM software with machine simulation and post processors. Must be capable of creating CNC programs to machine 4-6 axis positional moves cutting complex aerospace part configurations in forgings and bars made of specialty metals, the ability to specify, recommend and purchase perishable tooling and work holding, an excellent understanding of blue print reading and GD&T tolerances along with very good math and reasoning skills. 

·        Bachelor’s degree in computer programming or computer-related field preferred

·        Knowledge of electronics and machine tools

·        Experience with programming

·        Excellent reading comprehension skills

·        Math skills, especially algebra, trigonometry and physics

·        Up to date knowledge of state-of-the-art tooling

·        Active listening skills

·        Good problem solving skills

·        Excellent time management skills

·        Knowledge of metal shop work

Additional Information

Looking for a great team to grow with? Make an immediate impact with? Join us! We understand that people are the greatest asset any company has. With this full time Direct Hire Opportunity, we offer a generous compensation and benefits package, along with the team feel of a small company and the support of a an industry leading leadership team.