The purpose of this position is to evaluate product technical data packages, process planning and procedures, and tooling design to produce programming for machine tools and equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Generate CAM program for CNC machines using MasterCAM software.
•Issue required documents to aid in setting up machines (tool list, setup sheets).
•Optimize CNC programs on 3, 4 and 5 axis machining centers in a cost-effective manner but within quality part requirements.
•Provide assistance and work with machinists to ensure fully comprehensible programs.
•Work with methods engineering, production and quality to ensure the requirements are met of the manufactured products.
•Select cutting tools and prove them out.
•Review scheduled existing machining processes for improvement opportunities.
•Store generated data, reports and documents according to defined company structure.
•Prepare and issue required stage drawings for the Job.
•Define times, material sizes and cuts, help define tech details, feed and speed rates.
•Prepare, review and issue the CAD, CAM and CNC programs required for the Job.
•Know and follow the procedures (QOP, WI, DL) of the Manufacturing Engineering department.
•Ensure the CAM file is as standard as possible, write following standard methodology.
•Recover any changes on CAM done at the CNC machine following job completion.
•Ensure the Job final information and programs are retrieved from the Shop Floor, reviewed and filed.
•Execute any other specific assignments as instructed by supervision.
REQUIREMENTS (see job classification for required level of experience):
•Post-secondary education is desired.
•Minimum 10 years of experience in programming using MasterCAM program.
•Experience using center of rotation for 4&5 axis CAM programs would be an asset.
•Excellent ability to read complex mechanical drawings with GD&T.
•Extensive knowledge of manufacturing technology.
•Strong technical knowledge of precision machining and manufacturing methods.
•Ability to speak effectively amongst employees in the organization.
•Methodical and organized with a clear attention to detail.
•Good time management skills.
•Ability to work well within a team.
•Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills.
•Work is performed in a manufacturing environment.
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical equipment, acetone, alcohol, oil based lubricants and cleaning solutions
•Occasionally exposed to moderate cold and extreme heat.
•Exposure to noise.
•The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop or crouch.
•The employee eventually will require to lift and/or move up to thirty (30) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.
•Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:
•Required to work long hours, and be available on weekends