CNC Applications Engineer


Manufacturing and Production

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USD85000.00-100000 per year

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Manpower Engineering ,


Job Description

Reporting to the Manufacturing Center Manager, The CNC Applications Engineer will be the technical leader and influencer. This position does not have direct reports with managerial responsibilities, and instead has the responsibility for delivering high quality technical deliverables, coaching and mentoring.

Essential Job Functions (Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities):

* Create CNC programs using Mastercam, Fusion 360, and Vericut software. Program creation includes, and is not limited to, tool path simulation, posting of program, tool setup instruction, and tool library updates as new tools are introduced to our Manufacturing Center, etc.

* Use skills in Print Reading, GD&T, Tool Selection, Speeds & Feeds, jigging, and fixturing to create part manufacturing setups.

* Evaluate existing CNC programs, fixtures, tooling, and machining processes periodically. Identify and implement process improvements to optimize quality, productivity, and cost

* Evaluate externally purchased parts for opportunities to machine in house. Assist in the selection of insource projects, and develop the processes to machine internally.

* Maintain expert knowledge of machining industry best practices. Implement best practices when applicable

* Perform training related to CNC programming, process development, and machine operation

* Collaborate with development engineers, suppliers and engineers.

* Work alongside Production Engineer as jobs are being setup.

* Work alongside CMM operator/quality department to ensure parts are manufactured to specified tolerances. Adjust program as needed through the life of such program.

* Work alongside our Engineering team to ensure finish parts meet quality and functionality criteria as expected.

* Work alongside CNC programmers who are hired as Independent Contractors to generate programs to be ran in our manufacturing center.

Required Qualifications

* Passion for motorsports and boating

* 10+ years of recent experience in programming & setup of 5 axis CNC milling and turning equipment.

* 5 years of experience in developing manufacturing and production processes for machined components

* Knowledgeable in work holding, fixturing and cutting tool selection and specification

Desired Qualifications

* Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Engineering

* Any automotive certifications

* ISO/Quality system experience a plus.

* Experience with Matsuura, Haas, Fadal and Mazak milling equipment is preferred.