CNC Programmer

companyEnviri Corporation
locationWest Columbia, SC 29170, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/13/2024
CNC Programmer
Full Time
Company Description

Harsco is recognized for technical leadership and worldwide experience in virtually all major aspects of railway track maintenance. We enable railroads to operate at peak efficiency over smooth, precisely aligned track that increases railway safety while reducing fuel consumption and other key operating costs. Our broad array of equipment and services support every type of railway operator, from major national and international railway systems, to short lines and high-speed urban transit networks.

Job Description

• Write and effectively optimize machine code for advanced interpolation functions for the following processes vertical and horizontal milling, large part turning utilizing live tooling and Plasma and Oxy/Fuel plate cutting.
• Possess a working knowledge that consists of standard Machine shop and sheet metal fabrication practices.
• Familiar with Plasma and Laser cutting processes. Must have the ability to modify process parameters to ensure optimum cut quality.
• Interpret material standards for Mechanical and Chemical composition in order to determine proper combination of work and tool materials.
• Complete accurate Surface Feet per Minute calculations for speeds and feed Values. To include Turning, Milling, Drilling, Reaming, Thread cutting and Broaching.
• Understanding of Helical Path composition. Helix radius and ramp angle.
• Specify machine tool, work support and work holding requirements for a machining application. To include machine power estimates and spindle load.
• Identify tool wear, dictate tool life cycle calendar.
• Create and compile necessary documents to aid in setup of machines
• Develops product/process designs and implements production methods to reduce manufacturing costs and ensure quality as part of the process while working with CNC Machinist.
• Drive manufacturing development, increased productivity, and continuous improvement with a focus on lean principles.
• Partner with product designers, materials management, supplier quality, supply chain, and operations to deliver and execute manufacturing solutions for new and existing products.
• Master cam and nesting software a plus.


A. Education
• AA Machine tool or equivalent work experience

B. Experience
• 2 - 5 yrs experience writing CNC programs in a machining and sheet metal fabrication environment. This includes Plate Nesting for material utilization

III. Preferred Qualifications

A. Education or Experience
• AA Machine tool or equivalent work experience
• 2 - 5 yrs experience in a machining manufacturing environment
• 2 - 5 years of Lean manufacturing

B. Interpersonal Skills
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical data
• Must possess good communication skills, both verbal and written
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
• Ability to overcome obstacles and pursue alternate methods when required
• Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals and extract, lead, and implement improvement ideas
• Demonstrated ability to facilitate and partner with cross-functional teams
• Must be time-driven, possess a strong product development & operations attitude.

C. Technical Skills
• Strong knowledge, belief, and application history of lean manufacturing principles
• Strong MasterCam skills
• Jig and fixture design and implementation
• Problem solving within a PDCA cycle
• CAD - Solid Edge preferred. AutoCAD a plus.
• LN ERP system
• Team Center and Team Center Manufacturing
• Mathematical skills
• MS Project

IV. Essential Functions
• The ability to predictably and regularly attend work
• The ability to work cooperatively with others
• The ability to deal politely with customers and coworkers
• The ability to perform several tasks at once
• The ability to follow direction or instruction
• The ability to lift 40 lbs.
• The ability to stand/bend/stretch, etc.

Additional Information

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Harsco Rail's website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, Harsco Rail offers the following alternate application procedure: Contact Quinn Belton, HR Business Partner, at 803-822-7440 and Harsco Rail will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. Please call only for disability application. All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Required skills

  • Mastercam
  • Solid Edge
  • AutoDesk AutoCAD
  • Plasma
  • Laser