CNC Programmer

companyFaxon Firearms
locationFairfield, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/15/2024
CNC Programmer
Full Time
General Description:

The CNC Programmer creates CNC programs and machining instructions. This work often includes reviewing three-dimensional computer-aided/automated design (CAD) models and blueprints, determine cutting tools and machining strategies, and other calculations. The programmer then creates CNC programs utilizing computer aided/automated manufacturing (CAM) software. The programmer and/or the operator of the machine check the program through first piece run off and first piece inspection approval.

Reports to: Engineering Director

  • Create setup sheets with tooling and work-holding details.
  • Create programs for CNC milling and turning centers.
  • Utilize drawings and CAD models to support program development.
  • Utilize GibbCAM software to produce programs.
  • Support process optimization and machine utilization with updates as necessary.
  • Provide input on process decisions and strategies.
  • Experience performing full set-ups, program edits, and holding tolerances as tight as +/- .0001"
  • Complete understanding of machine control management, including mastering of all machine code terminology, usage, along with macro programming usage.
  • Awareness of cutting tool technology, to support application optimization.
  • Complete understanding and awareness of inspection measurement tools
  • Complete understanding of work-holding strategies and usage
  • Ability to communicate application status both to department team to shop level associates, in terms of application status, issues, and requirements.
  • Trouble-shooting skills and ability to think critically.
  • Ability to read blueprints and update paperwork neatly, accurately, and in an organized manner.
  • Work within company policy as outlined in the Faxon Handbook.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager as needed.

Minimum Previous Experience:
  • 5 years manufacturing/engineering
  • 5 years CAD/CAM

Other Skills:
  • Leadership
  • Live Tooling Lathe
  • 4 and 5 Axis Milling
  • Manufacturing Methods and Procedures
  • Manufacturing Quality
  • Product Development
  • Presenting Technical Information

  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations.
  • Follow Company safety rules.
  • Report the absence of or defect in any protective equipment or clothing to the Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that may be required to be used or worn:
  • Safety shoes
  • Safety glasses
  • Hearing protection
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.