CNC Programmer

CNC Programmer

companySIG SAUER, Inc.
PublishedPublished: 9/12/2023
CNC Programmer
Full Time
5 - 10 years of experience
41-45 / hour

$10,000 Sign-On Bonus for Level ll & lll

CNC Programmer opportunity for a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms!

  • $40 - $44 per hour
  • Amazing benefits + employer discounts
  • State of the art facilities
  • Big signing bonus
  • Relocation assistance for out-of-state candidates


Position Summary: Provide programming set up and machining expertise in support of daily production and prototype.


Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop CNC programs using GibbsCAM and/or MasterCAM
  • Configure tools and ensure efficient production.
  • Analyze blueprints to calculate correct part dimension for tool selection, machine speeds, and feed rates.
  • Occasionally set up and operate CNC equipment.
  • Make mechanical and/or program adjustments to ensure parts are meeting quantity and quality requirements.
  • Communicate recommendations to engineering to modify parts and processes.
  • Carry out other duties reasonable within capability as required by the supervisor.

 Education and/or Experience:

  • High School or GED Diploma required - Associates Degree or Certification in related field preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience with CNC programming, and operating a CNC machine.
  • Use precision measuring instruments including micrometers and calipers, and fixtures and gauges to check work.
  • Read Instrumentation and gauges to accurately measure dimensions on parts that are being machined.
  • Must have a proficient understanding of G-code and M-code programming.
  • Experience setting up and troubleshooting CNC machines.
  • Able to demonstrate good manufacturing practices and be able to select tooling and machining resources for the manufacture of parts.
  • Blueprint with GD&T reading capabilities.

Working Conditions:

  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.


SIG SAUER, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


SIG SAUER, Inc. is  a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, remote controlled weapons stations, and training.  For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision.  Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens.  Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy.  Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has over 3,200 employees across twelve locations in three states.  The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team. 

Required certifications

  • General Machinist

Years of experience

  • 5 - 10 years of experience

Salary range

  • 41-45 / hour

Required languages

  • English

CAM Software Experience

  • Mastercam
  • GibbsCAM

CNC Controls Experience

  • Makino
  • Okuma
  • Siemens
  • Fanuc

Machine Type Programming Experience

  • 4/5 Axis Milling / Router
  • 3 Axis Milling / Router
  • Lathe w/ Milling (Mill Turn)
  • Swiss
  • Lathe