Programmer - Vericut
Precision Castparts Corp. - Bothell, WA

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Position Summary :

Develop a complete CNC program package using either Mastercam or Unigraphics CAD/CAM software for 3- through 4-axis equipment. Package includes, but is not limited to, machine programs, cutter selection, setup documentation, tooling design and drafting, CNC tooling programs, verification, and shop aid sketches. CNC lathe or Mill turn programming expericene a plus. CATIA V5 and Vericut experience preferred but not required. Minimum of 1 year CNC programming experience and a minimum of 2 years CNC maching experience required. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Excel, and Word required.

Primary Responsibilities :
  • Analyze job orders, drawings, blueprints, specifications, and design data in order to calculate part dimension compatibility with machines, tool selection, machine speeds, and feed rates
  • Observe machine trial runs or conduct computer simulations to ensure that programs and machinery will function properly and produce items that meet specifications
  • Verify CNC code to engineering models to insure accuracy
  • Write, store, and modify original and/or existing CNC programs to enhance efficiency
  • Store, retrieve, and transfer CNC data as required
  • Coordinate with other functional areas as needed to implement and change CNC programs
  • Provide progress, status, and troubleshooting reports to management
  • May occasionally perform special projects; Perform other duties as assigned
Required Skills
  • General knowledge of a wide variety of numerically controlled machines and the program languages needed to operate them
  • Blueprint reading, basic math, and understanding of measuring devices
  • Thorough understanding of Vericut software
  • Ability to draw on extensive experience and judgment to plan a machining and tooling sequence based on engineering documentation
  • Able to keep team members well informed and to draw on other's expertise when required
  • Ability to interpret engineering documentation and write appropriate machine-level instructions, including revisions to existing programs
  • Good computer skills and ability to query, monitor, and input NC machine and system data
  • Ability to professionally communicate and work cooperatively with others
  • Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Willingness to learn and receive training and, if required, train others
Required Experience Education :
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience :
  • 3+ years of related experience

About this company
Precision Castparts Corp. is a worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power,...