Qualifications, Education, and Experience
7-10 years of Machine Shop experience required- CNC Mill, Lathe, and or Grind
5-7 years as a CNC Programmer is required
Siemens NX experience is required
FANUC and Okuma CNC Controls experience preferred
VERICUT software experience preferred
Must be well-versed in various cutting tools for super alloys
Proficiency in the use of CAD/CAM, word processing, and spreadsheet software
Perform under AS9100 standards.
Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skills.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishment.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Understand and apply statistical tools.
Prioritize tasks. Able to plan, organize, and monitor work of self and others working autonomously and self-direct.
Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints and travelers.
Understand and communicate safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual. Ability to draft routine reports.
Ability to speak effectively before customers and/or employees of organization.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Will climb stairs multiple times per day
Will sit, stand, or walk distances for up to the entire duration of shift
Will lift, push, or pull 35 lbs. on an occasional basis
Routinely perform reaching, twisting, bending, and grasping to move and set tools, equipment, and material.
Reporting to the Applications Engineering Manager, the CNC Programmer Applications Engineer is responsible for providing hands-on support on the manufacturing floor to develop new processes, improve existing protocols, train and mentor machinist and help find solutions to critical manufacturing issues. The role will be creating programs and or modifying existing programs as needed to establish setup processes for the CNC Mill, Turn, or Grinding departments. This position will work closely with the Manufacturing Engineers, Tool Makers, and Machinists to develop a smart effective approach so we can continually improve our product quality and delivery performance.
Analyzes and translates drawings and specifications of jobs to coordinate set-ups and operations in order to meet manufacturing and production.
Determines best-practice processes for various machining operations and designates the proper tooling to ensure quality and cost-effective product delivery.
Create tooling paths using CAD/CAM software and properly select the cutting tools that will be needed to generate code for various 3, 4, 5 multi-axis work for milling, turning, and grinding operations.
Verify tool path in Vericut Software
Produce setup descriptions and tool lists for machinist
Documents and establishes standards to incorporate engineering changes and improvements
Provide training resources and training instructions of set up procedures and machining processes for machinist
Participate in ongoing conversations with engineers, supervisors, and machinist to resolve any issues related to processes, quality, part completion, and customer satisfaction to aid in continuous improvement to eliminate operating problems, increase productivity, and improve product quality.
Participate in the conception and design of complex work-holding/fixtures/gages.
Work with tooling vendors to evaluate and obtain the best cutting tool technologies for high- temperature superalloys commonly used in the Gas Turbine Industry.
Develop prototypes and test new programs/methods working in a hands-on environment with shop floor personnel to gain feedback on potential improvements.
Assists Quality Department in identifying and correcting programming issues that led to non-conformances
Provides time studies, router, and job cost review to ensure standards are up to date and being met
Create and or maintain documentation of all types as required
Follow work instructions, procedures, safety, and company policies as given
Applications Engineer - CNC Programmer
Hi-Tek Manufacturing is searching for an experienced CNC Programmer / Applications Engineer who wishes to advance his or her career in advanced manufacturing technology by creating solutions, streamlining setup procedures, best-practices for tooling integration while working in a team environment.
Hi-Tek is a Drug-Free Workplace and conducts pre-employment drug and background screening and random drug screening
Hi-Tek offers competitive wages and a full benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, 9 paid holidays per year, paid vacation time, 401K plan with company match, HSA & Flex Spending programs, supplemental health plans, and more! Hi-Tek offers a clean, climate-controlled environment and we believe in quality and safety above all else.
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Hi-Tek Manufacturing is searching for an experienced Manufacturer Engineer who wishes to advance his or her career in advanced manufacturing technology by creating solutions, streamlining setup procedures, best-practices for tooling integration while working in a team environment.