CNC Programmer and Machinist - Hamilton Ohio USA at thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America Inc in Hamilton, Ohio

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience working in a manufactuing environment with demonstrated knowledge of and how to operate a CNC machine.

  • Working knowledge and experience with Fanuc, Siemens, OSP and ESAB machine controls.

  • Proven computer software skills required (Microsoft, MasterCAM or similar, Auto Cad, Solid Edge or Solid Works) to draw parts, obtain part dimensions, create tool paths, and create CNC part programs.

  • Experience programming multi-axes CNC's (preference but not limited to MORI 5 axes) with demonstrated ability to set up new programs and edit exisitng ones.

  • Advanced knowledge of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments. Instruments should include but not limited to calipers, ID and OD micrometers, depth gages, indicators & tape measures. Experience with problem solving associated with machining tolerances at +/-.0005.

  • Advanced knowledge reading drawings & specifications with an understanding of geometric tolerance & dimensions.

  • Experience working with a variety of materials such as tool steel, stainless, alloys, aluminum, and mild and hardened steel.

  • Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic math, including working with decimals, and strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to meet and exceed customer requirements at all times.

  • Conveys an understanding of blueprints, engineer plans, and specific materials.

  • Strong hand-eye coordination and is able to perform detailed work with a strong attention to detail and quality.

  • Is extremely customer focused along with a great work ethic and willingness to do what needs to be done (without taking shortcuts.)

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds, perform repetitious duties, walk or stand for long periods of time on a daily basis and work required overtime that can be substantial during peak customer production periods.

  • Possess and demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic, great attitude, customer-focus, team orientation and be results driven.

  • Associate degree in precision programming and machining or related technical field required.
Benefits Segment

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation packages, Bilstein of America proudly offers a rich history, steeped in innovation and a lasting commitment to our customers, employees and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at .

Benefits offered on the first of the month after your employment date:

  • Medical / Dental / Optical

  • 401(k) with 5% company match (after 90 days of employment)

  • Company paid short-term disability (after 6 months employment)

  • Paid personal time off

  • Annual Company bonus


Programs, sets up and runs CNC equipment to make quality parts from mechanical drawings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting near misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same.

  • Studies & interprets drawings, manuals, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions & tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations & setup requirements to maximize efficiencies.

  • Interprets drawings to write programs for CNC machines in GCODE and CAD/CAM that include proper methodology, tooling, cutting speeds and feeds in order to generate quality parts in accordance with production standards. Revises programs and documentation based engineering changes.

  • Responsible for storage, security and distribution of CNC programs.

  • Determines dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations, and set-up requirements per drawings, specifications or sample part.

  • Starts, observes and runs machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.

  • Provides technical support to all shifts on an as needed basis.

  • Interacts with Design Engineering, Product Engineering and Quality Assurance to reach agreeable solutions.

  • Completes tasks as directed by manufacturing schedules and within standard times.

  • Supports design engineering activities as appropriate to ensure the accurate and efficient realization of production components.

  • Assists in the solution of complex operating problems and/or cost reduction projects.

  • Provides programming support to engineering and operations as needed to meet customer requirements.

  • Proposes potential projects and provides technical leadership to help achieve safety, quality, and productivity improvement goals within production unit.

  • Utilizes a standardized problem-solving approach to troubleshoot product and process failures and develop root cause solutions to prevent reoccurrences.

  • Collaborates effectively with cross-functional individuals and teams to build consensus and achieve best practice outcomes. Participates in and occasionally leads rapid improvement events as part of the site's Lean transformation journey.

  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Worldwide Overview

Throughout the world, the name BILSTEIN assures our customers that they are purchasing the very latest in technology and innovation when it comes to shock absorbers. We have created solutions in balancing the needs of safety, suspension design and driving comfort for over 100 years. Part of the thyssenkrupp family of companies, our technology is unique in the way it reduces the vibrations of the vehicle springs to provide optimized road contact, ensuring the smoothest of rides.

US Overview

In the United States, BILSTEIN of America employs approximately 750 extremely focused, driven and passionate employees in four different locations: San Diego, CA, Mooresville, NC, Troy, MI and our only North American production and headquarters facility in Hamilton, OH. This 24/7 facility uses the newest technology to assemble the majority of our shock-absorber production for three separate yet integral production groups - Original Equipment (OE), Aftermarket (AM) and Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV). We work with our customers to provide the right system for the desired ride - from passive monotube shock absorbers to those that are adjustable, we have you covered for the optimal driving experience.