companyPhoenix Defense
locationGilbert, AZ 85233, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/11/2024
CNC Programmer
Full Time
The CNC Programmer is responsible for programming CNC machines for work related to technical documentation and other manufacturing specifications documents. This position works with general guidance in a team environment and requires dexterity and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.


  • Create positioning of carriage and/or tool, rate of feed, speed of rotation, tool changes, type of tool, sequence of operations and other variables.
  • Create toolpath geometry using Mastercam and GibbsCAM.
  • Interpret and edit G-Code.
  • Create solid models and drawings using SolidWorks.
  • Determine the suitability of a part for automation and may determine the appropriate machine assignments based on efficiency and quality requirements.
  • Ability to proficiently work on complex blueprints, programming with unusual shapes, sizes, finishes and materials.
  • Perform short runs on valuable and complex parts with potentially less opportunity to use trail runs to fine-tune programs.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • CNC Programmer Certificate, Associates or Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of experience as a CNC Programmer on 3, 4, and 5 axis lathes and mills.
  • 5+ years of experience as a CNC Programmer using MasterCam Software.
  • Experience programming Heidenhain, Fanuc, Haas, Okuma CNC controls required.
  • Understand and implement modern machining technology.
  • Proficiently interpret in-depth aerospace blueprints

  • Team-player who can handle working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work with minimal supervision and potentially provide work training and direction to others.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational, time management and follow-up skills.
  • Manual dexterity skills required.
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)

Required skills

  • Mastercam
  • Haas
  • Heidenhain
  • Solidworks
  • GibbsCAM
  • Okuma
  • Fanuc