CNC Programmer Machinist I

East Syracuse, NY 13057

Posted: 11/15/2018 Industry: Industrial Job Number: 124482
Summary/Objective: Writes code to automate power driven machines that cut and finish metal, wood or plastic such as lathes, grinders and mills. Responsible for programming, setting up and operating CNC machinery and optimizing programs as necessary.

Job Responsibilities

Creates medium to high complexity CNC programs using three axis CAM software.
Stores and maintains programs with Living History.
Provides CAM support, downloads programs to CNC controls, makes initial set up, obtains first piece approval and turns over production of part to operator.
Optimizes programs for speed of machine time and improved quality.
Optimizes use of CAM software to its full potential.
Diagnoses, analyses, and troubleshoots programs.
Creates wire or surface geometry using CAD software.
Recommends alternative tooling.
Completes and/or maintains required reports and records i.E. CNC tooling lists.
Creates instructions for machinists
Reviews 3D CAD design blueprints.
Makes calculations for programming including where materials should be cut.
Translates instructions into a computer automated manufacturing (CAM) program.
Communicates with engineers and clients who will use the programs.
Checks completed programs by running simulations or tests.
Prepares geometric layout of designs using proper software.
Determines sequence of operations in a program.
Chooses cutting tools that will be needed.
Analyzes job order and performs necessary calculations.
Writes programs and modifies existing ones for increased efficiency.
Analyzes and selects speeds and cutting tools for programs.
Makes improvements to set up times for a task and contouring of complex shapes.
Simplifies tooling time for workers and increases productivity for the client.
Evaluates all completed designs to validate their functions and ensure they successfully reduce time and money for the client.
Monitors all programs to make sure they follow blueprint instructions and safely and successfully complete the task.
Provides training for clients on automated systems
Meets quality and quantity standards for the position.
Proactively supports the ISO process approach to quality management and the Syteline MIS system.
Adheres to all safety policies and practices, consistently uses personal protective equipment and practices good housekeeping.
Maintains regular on time attendance and adheres to company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct.
Maintains a positive professional approach with all internal and external controls.
Performs other tasks as directed.

Educational, Experience Based, and Skill Qualifications

AAS in Mechanical technologies or equivalent and demonstrated ability to program and machine complex geometries.
Must have superior computer programming skills.
Must have excellent reading comprehension skills.
Good math skills, especially algebra, trigonometry and physics.
Good active listening skills.
Must have good problem solving skills.
Must have excellent time management skills.
Must have good organizational and planning skills.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must be mechanically inclined.
Knowledge of metal shop work.
Must be highly detail oriented.
Must be able to work effectively with little or no supervision.
Must have the ability to write and read complex spreadsheets.
Must have the ability to read blueprints.
Knowledge of safety measures pertinent to each job assignment

Physical Requirements

A combination of walking and sitting at a desk for prolonged periods of time. Must be able to lift up to and including 35 pds. Needed.
Time is spent in a climate controlled office environment.
Time is spent in front of a computer screen keyboarding and manipulation a mouse.
Must be able to do shift work.
Must be willing to visit manufacturing warehouses to observe equipment in action and wear safety goggles and hard hat.
Must be willing to work in areas with high levels of noise such as plants or engineering departments.
Please contact the Staffworks branch office closest to you for more information.
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