Prepare computer programs to control CNC machine operations using CAD/CAM terminal
Prepare flow charts, documents and sequence logic and write complete sequence of machine operations necessary to complete cycle
Analyze engineering drawings for materials, process fabrication and design elements
Specify patterns on programming sheet for way part is to be machined
Assure program meets target cycle time and program generates geometry to customer requirements
Select appropriate cutting tools necessary to perform the operation.
Create, update and maintain operation sequence sheets for either new orders, or in support process improvements.
Assist in the concept design of required tools and gages, support changes to existing tools and fixture as improvements are identified.
Support lean activities both within the Engineering group and across the organization
Ability to program in appropriate programming language using either a CAD/CAM terminal and/or manually
3D modeling capability in Unigraphics
Multi-axis (5 Plus) and general CNC machining/programming experience with lathes, milling machines, and grinding equipment
Macro and/or PLC programming is desirable
Vericut experience desired
Capable of debugging programs and working closely with shop floor and inspection personnel
Some tool design experience
Must be a team player and have the ability to work closely in a shop environment.
Seeks ideas for continuous improvement; suggests and encourages innovative ideas to improve current systems and processes
Excellent communication skills required and ability to communicate change(s) effectively.
Five or more years direct experience in multi-axis programming of Aerospace machining operations and nickel based alloys