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NOW HIRING - CNC PROGRAMMER

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Lowrance Machine has a CNC Programming position open.

If you are interested in applying please submit your resume or an application online - lowrancemachine.com/careers - or email it to jobs@lowrancemachine.com.

Summary

Plans numerical control programs to control contour path machining of metal parts on automatic machine tools by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties or responsibilities may be assigned.

  • Analyzes drawings, sketches, and design data of parts to determine dimension and configuration of cuts, selection of cutting tools, and machine speeds and feed rates.
  • Determines reference points and direction of machine cutting paths.
  • Computes angular and linear dimensions, radii, curvatures and outlines sequence of operations required to machine a part.
  • Prepares geometric layout using computer-assisted drafting software to show location of reference points and direction of cutting paths.
  • Writes program of machine instructions in symbolic language to encode direct numerical control database to regulate movement of machine along cutting path.
  • Compares computer printout with original program sheet to assure accuracy of machine instructions.
  • Revises numerical control programs to eliminate instruction errors or omissions.
  • Observes operation of machine on trial run to prove programmed instructions and efficiency.
  • Directly supervises Manufacturing Support employees in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include:
    • interviewing, hiring, and training production employees
    • planning, assigning, and directing work
    • appraising performance and rewarding or disciplining employees
    • addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, ability and/or characteristic needed to successfully perform essential duties and responsibilities.

  • Advanced knowledge of machining processes and equipment.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering drawings (including basic GD&T interpretation).
  • Advanced knowledge for NC machine coding and operation.
  • Working knowledge of Autocad (or equivalent) Design software and Microsoft Office software.
  • Proficient knowledge of computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software such as Edgecam or GibbsCAM.
  • Proficient in the use of precision measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers, thread gages, radius gages, height gages, protractors, etc.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, percentages and apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, vendors or employees of the organization.

If you are interested in applying please submit your resume or an application online - lowrancemachine.com/careers - or email it to jobs@lowrancemachine.com.



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