CNC Programmer

companyII-VI Aerospace & Defense
locationHILLTOP MALL, CA 94806, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/1/2024
CNC Programmer
Full Time
Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develops and applies CNC fabrication processes on optical materials (glass, silicon, SiC) to manufacture ultra-precision components and systems.
  • Programs CNC routines using Mastercam for the machining of complex structures and aspheric surface geometries.
  • Operates Haas and DMG-Mori 3, 4, and 5-axis machining centers to machine a variety of optical materials to precise specifications.
  • Works with the design team to conceptualize and implement standardized tools and fixtures.
  • Develops, sustains, and improves manufacturing methods to improve efficiency and yield.
  • Coaches and trains junior technicians in CNC fabrication technical skills, methods, and programming.

Education/Work Experience
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of CNC machining and programming experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of any commercially available CAM software - Mastercam is the standard used in our shop and is preferred, but this can also be learned on the job if the candidate has experience with another software platform.
  • Understanding of GD&T tolerances and technical drawing interpretation.
  • Knowledge of glass and/or ceramic machining is not a requirement but is a plus.
  • 5-axis programming experience preferred but not required.
  • Experience using macros, probes and tool setters a plus.

Safety Requirements

All employees are required to follow the site EHS procedures and Coherent Corp. Corporate EHS standards.

Quality and Environmental Responsibilities

Depending on location, this position may be responsible for the execution and maintenance of the ISO 9000, 9001, 14001 and/or other applicable standards that may apply to the relevant roles and responsibilities within the Quality Management System and Environmental Management System.

Culture Commitment

Ensure adherence to company's values (ICARE) in all aspects of your position at Coherent Corp.:

Integrity - Create an Environment of Trust

Collaboration - Innovate Through the Sharing of Ideas

Accountability - Own the Process and the Outcome

Respect - Recognize the Value in Everyone

Enthusiasm - Find a Sense of Purpose in Work

Coherent Corp. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To conform to U.S. Government export regulations (ITAR), applicant must be a U.S. person, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8. U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State."

About Us

Coherent is a global leader in lasers, engineered materials and networking components. We are a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in the industrial, optical communications, military, life sciences, semiconductor equipment, and consumer markets. Coherent provides a comprehensive career development platform within an environment that challenges employees to perform at their best, while rewarding excellence and hard-work through a competitive compensation program. It's an exciting opportunity to work for a company that offers stability, longevity and growth. Come Join Us!

Note to recruiters and employment agencies: We will not pay for unsolicited resumes from recruiters and employment agencies unless we have a signed agreement and have required assistance, in writing, for a specific opening.

About the Team

II-VI Aerospace & Defense is a high technology company, offering careers in offices and campuses in California, Colorado, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. We work with emerging technology in areas of atmospheric sensing and imaging, adaptive optics, optical communications, coherent beam combining, and numerical performance analysis of atmospheric optics systems. II-VI A&D has recently been awarded several new government contracts and we are offering opportunities to leverage your technical experience and interpersonal skills for something more than a simple paycheck. If this sounds like the type of environment you are seeking at this point in your career, and if your background meets these qualifications, please apply. We will offer a competitive salary and benefits. Since II-VI A&D is a rapidly expanding organization, it means that significant opportunities exists for career advancement and professional development.

Required skills

  • Mastercam
  • Haas