ID# 033087

CNC Programmer

Pennsauken, NJ 08110
United States
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Job Description

Position Summary:
Programs a variety of CNC machines including HAAS Vertical Machining Centers with 3 or 4 axis, MAZAK Mill Turn, and MAZAK Lathes to machine metallic and nonmetallic workpieces in a production environment. Applies knowledge of machine shop procedures, programming knowledge, variety of machine-tool setup and operating techniques. Trouble shoots programs with operators to set up and run the various machines using the correct speeds, feeds, and tools to assure the machine is operating at its peak performance as well as assuring that the completed work meets in house requirements.
Essential Responsibilities:
Develop manufacturing processes by studying blueprints or CAD files to determine sequence of operations and finished dimensions of work piece; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods, tooling, and equipment; conferring with tooling and equipment vendors
Selects correct cutting tools needed for each job
Selects feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut, as well as other necessary parameters, applying knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics
Programs Jobs for CNC Machines using offline programming CAM system.
Writes Set Up Documentation
Trouble shoots programs and jobs
Confirms that programmed jobs are running within times printed on job routing sheets
Communicates new set-up and run times as well as discrepancies for existing jobs to planners
Sets up machines to assist production when needed
Creates instructions for machinists
Maintain all engineering documentation including ECN's, tool lists, setup sheets and CNC programs
Observe machines on trial runs or conduct computer simulations to ensure that programs and machinery will function properly and produce items that meet specifications
Analyze existing jobs; modify or rework for efficiency and cost savings
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; using online resources
Complies with all safety rules and regulations

Job Requirements

High School diploma is required
Associate’s degree in CNC programming strongly preferred
Minimum 5 years’ experience setting up and running miscellaneous CNC machines
Minimum 2 years’ experience programming Mill Turn Lathes and VMCs using offline CAM software's
Experience with computer programming; G&M codes
Ability to read and understand basic blue prints and sketches and follow verbal directions
Ability to use calipers and micrometers
Working knowledge of drawings, symbols, GD&T, tolerances and common terminology
A comprehensive understanding of feeds and speeds for end mills, drills, reamers, saws, taps, etc. for aluminum, steel, stainless steel, brass, and plastics
Capable of visualizing complex three dimensional parts and determining the order in which features should be machined
Working knowledge of scrap and rework requirements when discovered
Mastery of basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions)
Strong teamwork and communication skills to get along with co-workers and be a team player
Commitment to keep work area clean and free of debris
Knowledge of electronics and machine tools
Must have good problem solving skills
Must have excellent time management skills
Must be able to work effectively with little or no supervision
Work Environment
Machine Shop – Production Setting
Balance between working in programmer cell and on the floor participation
Company Overview
OPEX Corporation is a recognized global technology leader in high-speed mailroom automation, document imaging, and material handling. Since 1973, OPEX systems have provided performance enhancing workflow solutions and cost-effective results to thousands of organizations around the world.
From its humble beginnings in a leased warehouse in southern New Jersey, OPEX’s global workforce currently has 800+ employees. OPEX’s Moorestown, New Jersey World Headquarters features more than 475,000 square feet of engineering, manufacturing, warehouse, product assembly and office space. OPEX offices are also located in the U.K., France, Germany and Australia.
Full medical, dental and vision with low employee contribution rates
Paid holidays, vacation and personal days
401k with matching and profit sharing
Basic life insurance, short term and long term disability

OPEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, and protected veteran status.
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