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CNC Programmer

Company: Forrest Machining Inc.
Location: Valencia
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description: FMI Aerostructures is seeking a CNC Programmer to join our team and help us produce high-quality products. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining CNC programs, creating new programs, and optimizing existing ones. You must have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to work with minimal supervision. If you have a passion for machining and a strong understanding of the CNC process, we want to hear from you!Who is FMI? FMI Aerostructures is one of the largest independent manufacturing businesses serving the aerospace & defense industry. Our 250-member team has been a trusted supply chain partner that manufactures critical structural components and complex assemblies for major aerospace players for over 40 years. Why FMI makes a difference?Customers are at the center of everything at FMI. We are excited that this team can work with key partners like Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin using our critical components to help important new aerospace programs take flight. Our machinists are the best in the industry, and we are investing to support their continued success. When they win, our customers win.Why FMI could be the right fit for your career? This is an opportunity to work locally for a long-standing, stable business that is investing to grow. Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Write, develop, and edit CNC programs in conjunction with continuous improvements
  • Plan machining operations by reviewing work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Create Programming instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Analyze drawings, blueprints, and design data in order to calculate correct part dimension for machines, tool selection, machine speeds, and feed rates.
  • Occasionally set up and operate CNC equipment as needed.
  • Maintain specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Use precision measuring instruments including micrometers and calipers, and fixtures and gauges to check work and perform detailed inspection of parts produced
  • Read Instrumentation and gauges to accurately measure dimensions on parts being machined within specified tolerance.
  • Completing quality control tests during the manufacturing stage and on the final product.Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree preferred. High School diploma or GED required.
    • A minimum of 5 years experience in CNC programming
    • Experience programming 5 Axis vertical and horizontal mill machines.
    • Must have knowledge of high temp alloy metals such as titanium, Inconel, aluminum and stainless steels
    • Must be proficient in CATIA V5
    • Coordinates with engineering and manufacturing staff to resolve issues regarding manufacturability of designs
    • Must have working knowledge of 3D solid modeling concepts and design skills.
    • US Person required An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer Compensation details: 82000-120000 Yearly SalaryPIfb458fd2b348-31181-32297014

Keywords: Forrest Machining Inc., Los Angeles , CNC Programmer, IT / Software / Systems , Valencia, California

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