CNC Programmer - St. Louis, MO (All shifts)
Flying Colours Corp
Chesterfield, MO
FLYING COLOURS CORP. has been providing comprehensive maintenance, repair and overhaul services, completions, engineering, and avionics installations and upgrades, to the international business aviation sector for more than thirty years. We are committed to our core values of Flexibility, Integrity and Innovation which deliver unparalleled results for our customers and creates strong partner relationships. We work with leading OEMs and hold reseller status for leading avionics and component suppliers. We are an Authorized Service Facility for Bombardier and a Bombardier Preferred Completion Center.

Flying Colours Corp. is a privately-owned business which supports independent thinking and enables creative strategic development. Our inclusive company culture enables our expert team to excel, progress and develop rewarding, long-term careers. This is why we are one of the industry's fastest growing companies and continue to expand at our facilities in Canada, the USA and Asia.

As a CNC Programmer, you will also be responsible for:
To safely and efficiently produce machined parts by means of programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control CNC machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

Programs CNC by entering the instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; and proving part.

Review Engineering Data and prepare and update CNC Programming.

Planning machines by carefully studying work orders, drawings and other technical data.

Planning the stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock and verifying receipt.

Feed mechanism to be loaded by lifting stock into machine.

Verifying the settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces.

Specifications should be maintained by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures.

Adhering to safety procedures and regulations by maintaining safe environment.

Completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs to maintain the equipment properly.

Continuity to be maintained among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing work flow.

Actions to be documented by completing production and quality.

Proactive Participation in educational opportunities; reading technical publications to update job knowledge on ongoing basis.

Accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishment to accomplish organizational goals.

To perform successfully as a CNC Programmer, we are looking for the following:

Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Computer Aided Design with an emphasis in Model Based Definition Drawings.

Familiarity with Must be familiar with AutoCAD, CATIA, Solidworks, and/or Mastercam desired.

Applicants with aerospace/aviation experience are preferred.

Must have completed training and programming on CNC machine.

Two to four year degree in Engineering or related field of study.

Other required skills include:
Excellent planning, organization and coordination.

Excellent judgment, strong attention to detail.

Please note: The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered as a conclusive description of all work required in the position.

FLYING COLOURS CORP. encourages a diverse work force and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe inclusion is essential to our success as an international company. We encourage all candidates to apply, as we do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under national or local law.