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  • Job Title
  • CNC Swiss Mill Programmer
  • Location
  • Chatsworth
  • Job Number
  • 143297
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Full Time
  • Category
  • Manufacturing
Job Description
Expandingaerospace manufacturing company has immediate need for an experiencedCNC Swiss Mill Programmerfor the new facility located in Northern Phoenix, AZ. Great opportunity to join an established company in a brand new building. Permanent full time position with great benefits!

PAY: $30-32

SHIFT: 6:30am- 3:30pm

Job Description:

The CNC Swiss mill Programmer will manage the CNC-program creation process for machine shop with expanding CNC Swiss lathe and Turn-mill lathes

Key Responsibilities:

Interprets drawings, create new solid models (where necessary) to generate CNC programs forSwiss lathes and/or multi-axis Turn-Mill (double-turret, double-spindle) machines using CAD/CAM system (preferably Part-Maker,FeatureCam, etc.)

Include proper methodology, tooling, cutting speeds and feeds in order to generate quality parts in accordance to product specifications.

Set-up to produce First Piece on the Swiss/Turn-Mill machines. Studies and interprets drawings, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations, and set-up requirements to maximize efficiency.

Creates set-up sheets (tool list, x-y-z home positions) and communicate with set-up machinists of the tooling requirements, fixtures, etc.

Verifies the accuracy of each job’s initial set-up and final outcome.

Revises, update, and maintain all programs and documents based on engineering changes or per process improvement projects as needed.

Work with machine shop supervisor/manager on process improvements and cycle time reductions including testing of new cutting tools and new processes to balance main/sub cycle time.

Communicates with set-up machinists and/or Machine Shop Supervisor/Manager regarding tooling/fixtures/material requirements for upcoming and/or existing jobs on the floor.

Provides shop floor assistance with inspection methods, training on machines, machine alarms, and program issues.

Communicates with the Quality Engineer to develop inspection methods, First Piece Inspections (FPI’s), and In-process inspection during production run.


Applicant must be ITAR compliant

5+ years of experience programming Swiss CNC Machines and/or Turn-Mill lathes (Tsugami, Star, and double-spindle + double-turret CNC machines) preferred

Deep understanding of machining fundamentals or formula correlation of machining parameters (i.e. SFM, RPM, IPR, IPT, etc.) on cutting tool, work-piece materials, etc.

Knowledge of newer Fanuc controls (18i, 31i), including Tsugami machines(S-series, B0-series,) multi-axis turn-mill centers and ability to learn new technology

Knowledge of measuring equipment and the application of instruments, including calipers, micrometers, depth gauges, indicators, comparators

Deep understanding of mechanical drawings and specifications and ability to understand geometric tolerances and dimensions call-outs on drawings

Detailed knowledge of programming segments and corresponding operations

Working knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, boring bars and inserts used on various machines

Understanding of AS9100 quality system

Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Outlook, & Excel)

Familiar with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software

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