CNC Programmer / Machinist at Daikin Applied in Staunton, Virginia

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:


Using computer-based tools and solid model parts or 2 D drawings, specifically Solidworks CAD/CAM software, design machining programs (G Code for example) that can be downloaded to one or more Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines, then run the CNC machines (or non-CNC machines) to manufacture the part. This includes the set up and operation of CNC and non-CNC machines. Maintain equipment and facilities in a safe, clean and efficient operational manner. Adhere to procedures and prepare and maintain records in either written or electronic form, regarding safety, quality, productivity, preventive maintenance and housekeeping. Provide feedback on required design changes for improved manufacturability. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Participate in project planning for determining completed part schedules. Using extensive latitude of independent judgment and product knowledge translates Engineering intent into easily understood manufacturing documentation and to apply the appropriate procedures and/or approach to solutions.

Exhibit solid sense of design and mechanical aptitude with abstract thinking and reasoning skills.

Work with a variety of raw materials.

Plan, set up, operate, and produce quality parts using a variety of CNC and non-CNC machines including 5 Axis, Horizontal Mill, Vertical Turret Lathe, Horizontal Lathe, grinders, saws to produce components for chiller products.

Use measurement devices and visual inspection to ensure quality of product and conformity to prints, CNC programming output, Work instructions and standards.

Demonstrate creative ability, accuracy, and cost effectiveness.

May be required to participate in or lead special project teams, working outside the scope of normal process in order to facilitate an accelerated schedule. Complete work assignments within determined time frame.

Have an understanding of manufacturing practices and processes.

Show proficiency in working with Solidworks CAM or equivalent CAM systems.

Work independently with limited supervision.

Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Project Management - Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress.

Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.


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.


Two year Vocational/Technical Certificate in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) and/or Machining and 5 years related experience with CNC and non-CNC Machines

Language Ability:

Present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.

Math Ability:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software; Development software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment will be similar to a standard machine shop environment.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and depth perception.