Skilled Manufacturing, Inc. CNC Programmer in Traverse City, Michigan
style="text-align: center;"CNC ProgrammerAs a CNC Programmer, you are responsible for reading and interpreting technical blueprints, inputting the design specifications, adjusting the machine cutting paths, and performing quality checks on the final product. You may also be required to perform routine machine maintenance and troubleshoot any issues during the manufacturing process.To ensure success as a CNC Programmer, you should have extensive experience working in manufacturing, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to work unsupervised.Essential Duties / ResponsibilitiesulliCNC programming for 3, 4 5 axis machining centers for both milling and turning using Gibbscam/liliCreate user-friendly programs for minimally skilled operators with a focus on ease of use/liliDetermine tools necessary to manufacture the part to print specifications/liliGood understanding of machining exotic materials (titanium, stainless, Inconel, etc.) and coolants (oil, water-based, etc.)/liliSetup and prove out processes with Machinist on CNC machines/liliInput on the design of production fixtures and tooling/liliMachining methods planning/liliDesign experiments to solve manufacturing problems/liliSupports on-going machining processes by providing technical expertise in analysis, troubleshooting, and optimization/liliIdentifies, analyzes, plans, and implements new manufacturing processes, materials, and equipment to improve product cost and cycle-time/liliShop floor assistance/liliSupports New Product Introduction/liliMaintains the highest ethical personal, and professional standards/liliOther duties and projects as assigned/li/ulKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:ulliStrong problem-solving skills/liliStrong knowledge of GDT/liliWorking knowledge of aerospace specifications/liliAbility to design experiments to solve manufacturing issues/liliFamiliar with inspection equipment and methods/liliThe ability to read and interpret technical blueprints and design models/li/ulQualifications:ulliAssociates Degree or three to five years of related experience with appropriate vocational training required/liliWill consider the experience in place of education/liliTwo years of CAD/CAM numerical control programming experience/liliAbility to write 3,4,5 axis programs with horizontal and 5th axis pallet changers and robotics programming a plus/li/ulWork Environment:Climate-controlled clean production environment. In this position, you are primarily standing with an option of sitting throughout the shift.