Best Flow Line Equipment
Fort Worth, TX

About $47,000 - $67,000 a year

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a CNC Programmer

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 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 for programs
Makes improvements to set up times for a task and contouring of complex shapes
Simplifies tooling time and increases productivity
Evaluates all completed designs to validate their functions and ensure they successfully reduce time and money for the client
Monitors programs to make sure they follow blueprint instructions and safely and successfully complete the task
Provides training for employees on automated systems
Complies with all safety rules and regulations

Education and Experience

Associate’s degree in CNC programming, a computer-related field or a mechanical field
Bachelor’s degree in computer programming or computer-related field
Knowledge of electronics and machine tools
Experience with programming in Mastercam or Esprit software
Continuing education to learn new techniques as they emerge
Certification through the National Institute of Metalworking Skills
Certification from accredited technical school
Proficient programming of CNC lathes and mills

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