Job Summary

The CNC Programmer will be a key member of the team at our Aurora, Illinois facility supporting multiple CNC machines processing extruded plastic sheets. This individual needs to be a self-starter who seeks out opportunities to improve the functionality of our manufacturing process.
Role and Responsibilities
  • Read technical drawings and set up the machines in accordance with the blueprints.
  • Use computer software to model cutting paths and program machines accordingly.
  • Perform quality assurance tests to ensure products meet design specifications.
  • Adjust machine cutting paths or settings to optimize production while maintaining quality.
  • Consider tools required to cut the extruded plastic and program machines accordingly.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with machines as they arise.
  • Perform basic machine maintenance such as cleaning and sharpening.
  • Train new employees on how to properly operate CNC machines and programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Required skills/abilities
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing setting.
  • Previous experience working as a CNC programmer.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity and skill with interpreting technical drawings and blueprints.
  • Extensive experience with computer modeling software.
  • Skilled at troubleshooting and resolving mechanical or logistical problems that arise.
  • Ability to work independently and closely follow directions is essential.
  • Should have a positive and professional attitude.
Education and experience
  • Associate degree in CNC programming, a computer-related field or a mechanical field desired.
  • 5+ years of CNC programming experience preferred.
Physical requirements
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 KG at times.
Must be able to access and navigate all areas in the facility and access all machinery

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