We are seeking an experienced CNC Operator/Programmer looking to further their career in Calgary, Alberta.
The CNC Operator/Programmer is responsible for creating, maintaining and developing programming for machining operations as well as operating and running the CNC. The CNC Operator/Programmer will write and implement programming to improve the efficiency of production as well as the quality of finished products. This individual will utilize blueprints, CAD software, and other specifications in order to determine machine sequences and subsequently develop efficient programming. The CNC Programmer will also observe machines and product output to detect malfunctions or irregularities and adjust the program as required to ensure quality of production is maintained.
Planning and organizing
Knowledge of cabinetmaking process
Interpret blueprints and computer-aided drafting (CAD) software renderings of products to be incorporated into millwork. Determine programming requirements.
Determine machining operations, the sequence in which machining operations must be carried out, and the time required to finish the job and efficiently manufacture the product.
Based on specifications, write programs to accomplish the various machining operations as per the determined sequence and dimensions of the finished product.
Provide assistance in planning the production cycle in order to set and achieve optimal production targets.
Ensure all CNC programming written is in accordance with production blueprints and quality standards.
Set up CNC, load material onto CNC and run programs effectively, efficiently, and intentionally so as to ensure the CNC does not sustain damage.
Prior to full implementation, put machinery through test runs to ensure programming is working as intended. Note discrepancies between blueprint specifications and test products as they arise and provide resolution through program adjustment.
Continually maintain the CNC by cleaning and lubricating according to the machine’s maintenance schedule.
Troubleshoot and diagnose common CNC issues, consulting with manufacturer as necessary.
Closely monitor machines for signs of issues while ensuring output is satisfying set specifications.
Communicate with supervisors and other shop personnel for assignments and to resole machining or quality issues.
Within the scope of job requirements, will be required to adhere and comply with Company Policies and Safety and Environmental Regulations.
5 years or more experience in CNC operation and programming. Experience in a commercial millwork setting is preferred.
Ability to edit existing programs, create new programs, and run programming.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
Must be willing and able to work flexible shifts and changing work schedules as required.
Ability to detect, isolate, and identify irregularities and malfunctions in machinery and equipment.
Demonstrate aptitude in reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, manuals, and specifications.
Accurate and highly analytical.
Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
Manual dexterity required.
Interacts with employees and management.
Workstation will be located on the manufacturing floor next to CNC.
Manual labour: moving heavy material may be required.
Overtime may be required.
Extended health care
Supplemental pay types:
machinist: 1 year (preferred)
CNC operation and programming: 5 years (required)
commercial millwork CNC operation and programming: 3 years (preferred)
How to Apply
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