CNC Programmer - Boylston ** $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS **

companyPCX Aerosystems
locationBoylston, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/5/2024
CNC Programmer
Full Time
About the Organization
PCX Aerosystems is a premier supplier of flight-critical mechanical systems and structures to leading aerospace OEMs and the US Government. With roots going back to the dawn of the helicopter age, PCX today is a private equity owned acquisition platform tasked with building a defense-focused, balanced portfolio of companies that manufacture, assemble and perform overhaul and repair services for a variety of fixed-wing and rotorcraft programs. Several of our businesses provide metal and composite components for space applications including satellites, spacecraft and rockets. Headquartered in Newington, Connecticut, we offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on PCX Aerosystems, please visit our website at www.pcxaero.com.

Company Overview

PCX Aerosystems currently has operations in Long Beach and Santa Ana, CA; Boylston, MA; and Newington, Enfield and Manchester CT. Each of these locations has a unique history, and we strive to maintain local entrepreneurial freedom, supported by the strength that comes from being part of a larger organization. Our workforce includes Associates in a wide variety of disciplines, including Engineering, Manufacturing, Program Management, Sourcing, Sales, Quality, Finance and Human Resources. The PCX Aerosystems teams seek to safely deliver on our customers' toughest requirements, while living our values, every day. We are a company that embraces diversity.

EOE Statement
PCX Aerosystems is an equal opportunity employer.


Develop, implement, and troubleshoot CNC program. Provide technical expertise in collaboration with functions across the organization to achieve project goals. Work closely with production to solve problems. Use strong analytical design and project management skills along with product expertise to meet customer requirements.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Prepare computer programs to control CNC machine operations using CAD/CAM terminal.
  • Analyze engineering drawings for materials, process fabrication and design elements.
  • Specify patterns on programming sheet for way part is to be machined.
  • Assure program generates geometry to customer requirements in the most efficient time possible.
  • Select appropriate cutting tools, speeds and feeds, tool path application necessary to perform the operation.
  • Develop concepts for design of required tools and gages, support changes to existing tools and fixture as improvements are identified.
  • Support lean activities both within the Engineering group and across the organization.
Position Requirements
  • Ability to program in appropriate programming language using MasterCam.
  • 3D modeling sketcher, assemblies, lathe, and drafting capability in SolidWorks and/or AutoCad.
  • Work with software providers to improve POSTS as needed.
  • Full multi-axis (5+) or partial (3+1) and general CNC machining/programming experience with lathes, milling machines, and mill/turns.
  • Part probing (Renishaw) experience. Not required but preferred.
  • Knowledge of Fanuc, Siemens 840D and OSP P300LA THiNC controls preferred but not required.
  • In depth knowledge of cutting a variety of materials including Aluminum, Steel, Stainless Steels, and high Ni Alloys preferred.
  • Must be able to select proper cutting tool and holders without assistance.
  • Apply proper speeds and feeds based on cutting conditions and work piece materials.
  • Capable of debugging programs and working closely with shop floor and inspection personnel.
  • Some tool design experience preferred.
  • Proper application and knowledge of various cutting tools and holders to efficiently complete program operations.
  • Must be a team player and have the ability to work closely in a shop environment.
  • Seek ideas for continuous improvement; suggest and encourages innovative ideas to improve current systems and processes.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office application software to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • Must work safely at all times. Participate in safety improvement initiatives by raising any safety concerns and helping to come up with corrective actions.
Education & Experience Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering discipline preferred and/or equivalent experience.
  • Ten+ years direct experience in multi-axis programming of Aerospace machining operations and materials.


PCX Aerosystems, Boylston


Req Number

CNC Programmer - Boylston

Close Date

Post Internal Days

Number of Openings


Hiring Manager(s)
Paula Inglis

This position is currently accepting applications.

Fields of study

  • Design

Required skills

  • Mastercam
  • Siemens
  • AutoDesk AutoCAD
  • Composite
  • Steel
  • Solidworks
  • Fanuc
  • Aluminum
  • Siemens