CNC Lead Programmer / Machinist

companyAutomation Hydraulics
locationVancouver, WA 98682, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/23/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time

This role represents the opportunity to take on an important leadership position with an innovative high tech industrial engineering and manufacturing company. Automation Hydraulics designs and manufacturers innovative hydraulic equipment and machinery. We utilize the latest technology and our own proprietary controls and sensors to rapidly deliver unique and affordable solutions for transportation, aerospace, and agriculture industries.

At Automation Hydraulics, we believe that hydraulics technology is ten to twenty years behind innovations in other industries, and that by applying proven technologies to underserved markets that we can advance industrialization and productivity. We utilize the most advanced software for manifold designing and are often able to improve functionality or reduce size, weight and cost.

The business was founded by top engineers and innovators that have developed hydraulics systems for many of the world's top industrial companies. We continue to offer custom hydraulic systems for virtually any industrial application.

Job role:

This position will have a high level of autonomy and responsibility. As the CNC Programmer Lead, you will be responsible for programming our new DMG Mori NHX5500, with a five pallet RPP (arrives in October). We purchased this machine to build custom hydraulic manifolds for our own products and for custom applications. We will also be machining precision components and other complex parts. This position will be responsible for programming the machining for all of our custom machined parts. Qualified candidates must be able to design workholding, select optimal tooling and program efficient tool paths.

The goal is to ensure our manufacturing process meets customer requirements and delivers exceptional quality product on time and within budget.

This is a rare opportunity to make a high level impact on a growing business and to receive incentive based compensation

  • Program and operate our NHX5500 and other machines
  • Utilize CAM software and CELOS intuitive programming
  • Setup complex jobs and design workholding and fixtures
  • Select tooling and workholding and build tool library
  • Procurement request for tooling and materials
  • Quality control and processes for programming and machining operations
  • Estimate costs
  • Identify training needs.
  • Supervise and motivate a team of workers;
  • Report to upper management
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality;
  • Extensive machining and programming experience (4 axis horizontal)
  • Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations
  • Excellent organizational and leaderships skills
  • Leadership experience at a professional manufacturing company
  • Proficient in MS Office and ERP software
  • BSc/Ba in business administration or relevant field is preferred
  • Preferred quality systems experience
  • Preferred LEAN manufacturing experience

Work location is Vancouver, WA