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CNC Programmer

companyGreat Plains Manufacturing Incorporated
locationSalina, KS, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/15/2024
CNC Programmer
Full Time
3 - 5 years of experience
CNC Programmer - 1st Shift - CE Salina, KS

Great Plains Manufacturing is seeking a CNC Programmer at our CE facility in Salina, KS.

This position worksMonday-Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., plus overtime on Fridays, as required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Determines reference points and direction of machine cutting paths.
  • Analyzes drawings, sketches, and design data of part to determine dimension and configuration of cuts, selection of cutting tools, and machine speeds and feed rates.
  • Computes angular and linear dimensions, radii, and curvatures, and outlines sequence of operations required to machine part.
  • Prepares geometric layout on graph paper or using computer-assisted drafting software to show location of reference points and direction of cutting paths.
  • Writes instruction sheets and cutter lists to guide setup and operation of machine.
  • Writes program of machine instructions in symbolic language to encode numerical control tape or direct numerical control database to regulate movement of machine along cutting path.
  • Compares encoded tape or computer printout with original program sheet to assure accuracy of machine instructions.
  • Revises program to eliminate instruction errors or omissions.
  • Observes operation of machine on trial run to prove taped or programmed instructions.
  • Reviews setup sheet and specifications to determine setup procedure, machining sequence, and dimensions of finished workpiece.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Follow all Great Plains and OSHA safety regulations and wear prescribed PPE as required.
  • Other duties may be assigned that require other qualifications, physical demands, and/or work environment.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • Strong understanding of computer functions and various 3D modeling software
  • One to three years' experience as a fabrication press brake operator
  • Must be able to read prints and understand all press brake operations
  • Must have strong math skills, including proficiency with fractions and decimals
  • Experience with IBMi helpful but not required
At Great Plains Manufacturing, our people make the difference, making our company a great place to work and grow. If you are self-motivated, have a passion to succeed and value teamwork, we invite you to apply to join our team. For over 45 years, Great Plains Mfg., has been known as a world-class manufacturer of farm and landscaping equipment in Central Kansas. Now a Kubota company, we have recently added a new construction equipment division. With over 2,300 dedicated employees, Great Plains Manufacturing continues its dedication toward innovation and professional growth, while maintaining our family culture and community values. Grow with us! Visit our Careers page at www.WorkForGPM.com.

Years of experience

  • 3 - 5 years of experience