PURPOSE OF POSITION: The machine programmer is responsible for creating machine programs utilizing 2&3D engineering and machine programming software in a fast pace manufacturing fabrication plant. Individual needs to be reliable, self-motivated and able to work independently and in a team environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Use SolidWorks and AutoCAD files to produce CNC machine programs
- Optimize machine programs and nest for optimal time and material usage
- Assist in manufacturing & process engineering projects for R&D and continuous improvement
- Adhere to programming schedule to support plant floor production and customer delivery dates
- Develop a firm understanding of various machine tools and processes including but not limited to lasers, plasmas, punch presses, press brakes, CNC machines, robots, drills and saws
- Program BLM tube lasers, Trumpf punches and press breaks, Peddinghuas drill/saw, and Retro Systems plasma table
- Serve as checker for other team member drawings and programs
Additional Required Skills:
- Minimum 1 year of experience in a Production Machine Programming or related field
- Knowledge and experience with 2&3D design software
- Minimum 1 year of on-the-job experience using AutoCAD a plus
- Minimum 1 year of on-the-job experience using SolidWorks a plus
- Knowledge of various machine tools and manufacturing processes
- Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
- Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office
- Knowledge of and experience with lean manufacturing concepts
- Experience with Artube, TruTops, ProNest and Peddimat programming software a plus
- Manufacturing shop floor experience a plus
Work Environment & Physical Demands:
- While performing duties of this job, would occasionally be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus
- Overtime may be necessary as workload’s dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.
- Job will generally be performed in an office environment, but shop floor training & exposure to various equipment may be required. Off-Site travel may be required for additional training, requiring the applicant to be away at equipment manufacturers training facilities for a week or more.
- Conditions could vary, but the conditions listed above will generally apply. When performing outside SafeRack’s office. appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by SafeRack.