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CNC Programmer II (CNCPR01665) at Sargent Aerospace in Tucson, Arizona

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Job Description:

Sargent Aerospace & Defense

Purpose & Scope:

Our talented CNC Programmer develops and improves manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods. Develops efficient machine programs to optimize equipment utilization and maintain high quality levels. Works with machinists, supervisors and planners to prove out new processes and develop world-class processes.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Develop CNC code using model based definition and/or blueprints for multi-axis lathes and mills using CAM software
  • Analyze drawings and model data to determine optimal metal removal techniques
  • Determine optimal tooling / work-holding by working with other technical leaders
  • Work closely with manufacturing engineers and shop floor management in new program creation/release and program changes that improve throughput and/or quality
  • Create detailed tooling and setup sheet instructions for manufacturing
  • Create and maintain tooling documentation/library and tool life management system
  • Prove out new programs on shop floor
  • Fluent with inspection equipment. Able to validate first piece runs meet print
  • Optimize post processors to reduce hand editing from program development
  • Support Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing techniques in the shop including process mapping, set-up time reduction, overall waste reduction, and reduced variation between machines and programs


Required Skills, Education & Experience
  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • 5 years minimum directly related experience working with CNC equipment
  • Strong competence using CAM software, Esprit / Master CAM
  • Practical knowledge of G-code programming
  • Competency in metrology as well as ability to perform gage studies
  • Strong understanding of GD&T
  • Motivation and focus on assigned tasks
  • Excellent communication skills (MS Word, Excel & Outlook)
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of this job


Preferred Skills, Education, & Experience:
  • Experience machining parts for aerospace, defense, power generation or medical industries
  • 2 or 4-year technical degree from an accredited university or technical college (AS or BS)
  • Experience with Fanuc, Okuma, Mazatrol & Siemens controllers
  • Create standards for machine programs and train ME’s and appropriate Machinists on methodology
  • Train machinists in use of new methods
  • Functions as a valued team member providing technical guidance to manufacturing engineers