sr cnc machining expert / prototype

Position: sr cnc machining expert / prototype
Job Location: greater charlotte
Salary: 35-45 hr
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GREAT POSITION  for  cnc  machining expert   who needs more challenging  job with access  to new and  state of art equipment

  Majority of position is  25% programming,  the rest a combination of NEW set ups and machine optimization.  Must know SolidWorks, work closely with QC, on site ME Engineer and Production Manager.  Excellent communication skills, team player and company man a must.   Will mostly design fixturing, programming, order tooling, keep machines running (so good if they can do some repair on machines).  Must be flexible.  This person should be a FANUC controls expert.  He/she will be the one who will be responsible for keeping machines running so he should know the guts of the machine.  For example, one of the current projects is installing a automatic pallet changer on a machine. He/she should be able to install and integrate that into a machine.  We are run more like job shop so flexibility is important.  Opportunities to deal with customer face to face on prototypes, so must be presentable.  Work will be prioritized by production manager, so must be able to change gears.  Must be respected by machinists with a good attitude.  Want long term person.  Must be able to optimize programs and work with company on implementation of new ERP system   (We will now be able to accurately measure and cost jobs).  So, this person’s work will be able to be measured.   CAM software experience  a must

Oversee  programmer/set up guys, so this person will not be doing simple set ups or repeat part set ups.  He will only be involved in NEW setups of complex parts.  But will be designing featuring for it. 

Job Description/Technical Support Engineer


Summary:  Responsible for programming and oversight of all programs  for CNC machines.  This person is responsible for all set ups for all machines.  This position will be responsible for the efficiency of the machines and the optimization of programs.  This position will provide technical guidance on machining, run times, quotes, tooling and machine purchases.


1.     Develop CNC programs in Gibbs for machines based on engineering drawings and models.

2.    Configure tools and ensure efficient operations.

3.    Design CNC fixturing and work holding components as required in SolidWorks.

4.    Assess project and resource requirements.  Ensure that the proper equipment is on hand and ready to meet productions demands.

5.    Optimize the set up and efficiency of machines by training set up personnel and overseeing their work.

6.    Set up machines.

7.    Organize the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.  Manage and track equipment and prevent maintenance activities.

8.    Keep abreast of new technology that can be used in the production process.