CNC Application Engineer

  • 51886
  • 28 Jun 2020
  • Troy, AL
  • Manufacturing
  • $75,000 - $90,000
  • Jonathan Balun

Job Description

CNC Application Engineer

The CNC Application Engineer will provide a broad Knowledge of cutting tools with the ability to trouble shoot 5 axis milling, multi spindle turning operations & Swiss machining processes. High level of understanding of CAD/CAM software (Master Cam), and hands on experience with G-code & macro programming. This position requires working knowledge & hands on ability to perform machine run offs. Broad & in-depth knowledge of at multiple machine control systems with a wide knowledge of multiple machining platforms.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creates CNC programs for a variety of multi-axis CNC machines, including vertical & horizontal milling machines, mill turns, & swiss lathes.
  • Identifies and implements solutions for increased machine productivity and capability.
  • Provides technical support for quality controls, process improvements, cost savings, process development projects, etc.
  • Provides support for the development of manufacturing processes on various multi axis milling & turning machines.
  • Develops machining solutions to support new product development.
  • Leads projects and processes; works with cross-functional teams to complete projects.
  • Works with equipment/tooling and material vendors - Evaluates processes for improvements.
  • Creates tool setup sheets for operators/machinists for use on the shop floor.
  • Provide CNC technical expertise during DFM process with regard to new product development.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in engineering or a related technical discipline.
  • Knowledgeable of General Manufacturing Processes & Lean Six Sigma Tools.
  • Proven manufacturing background with CNC programming, setup & operation.
  • Experience in Master Cam, Solid Works preferred.
  • Proven experience with NC controllers (PLC), FANUC robotics and computer numerical control (CNC) programming from computer aided design (CAD) models is a plus.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Required:

5 years CNC programming experience or minimum 5 years CNC Programming experience.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering
  • Technical Degree in CNC
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Kaizen event experience
  • 5S knowledge and experience