CNC Lathe Programmer

Location: Rochester, MI
Job Type: Direct Hire
Date: 11/21/2017
Job ID: 02538578
Job Description
CNC LATHE PROGRAMMER
We are looking for an experienced CNC programmer/ machinist that is familiar with Gibbs Cam software and Fanuc controls.  We will test all applicants to make sure you are able to program in both G code and using the Gibbs Cam software. If you have similar experience with Master Cam or a different Cam software we would be willing to train you in Gibbs Cam. You must have all your own tools and rollaway box- it would be at least all mics and tools of a journeyman machinist. We are not interested in someone who only has basic experience in CNC operation. You must be able to read prints, setup your own machine, and make a part complete in a timely fashion. We are looking for both mill and lathe machinist and are willing to talk if you think you are qualified.
Job Purpose:
Produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.
 
Duties:
* Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
* Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock.
* Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
* Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
* Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
 
* Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
* Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
 
* Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
* Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
* Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
* Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.