CNC Programmer/Set-up (CNC Lathes, Mills & Swiss)

Hallmark Total Tech
Oct 01, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

Our Client, a well-established precision manufacturer of machined components for a large number of industries has hired Hallmark to find a CNC Programmer with Machining/ Set-up experience to be responsible for providing technical support to the company by serving as a key member of manufacturing staff.

Areas of accountability include manufacturing CNC programming, cost estimating, provide engineering quotes and document control primarily in areas of CNC lathes, mills and swiss machines. It offers a full benefits package and a wonderful career opportunity.


* Develop, implement, and verify programs for CNC mills, lathes, Swiss screw machines and EDM Machines.

* Provide technical assistance to set-up technicians for work centers as required.

* Help with Set-up CNC of mills, lathes and Swiss screw machines as necessary in emergency and/or peak periods.

* Provide methodologies for manufacturing of parts to enable quote responses cost estimates to customers.

* Develop cost estimates to be used for product pricing; maintain accurate pricing information on computer database and act as intermediary between sales department and internal functions of estimating, purchasing, engineering, production and senior management.

* Maintain database with accurate material costs, setup, labor rates, and overhead rates.

* Act as a liaison between plant engineers and employees in a "champion" role to manage new parts (1st time run) through manufacturing.

* Evaluate and improve upon set-up procedures and processes in manufacturing systems.

* Develop and implement innovative solutions.

* Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.

* Develop and implement systems that optimize all phases of production process.

* Provide input on root cause investigations and resultant corrective actions.

* Work with company officers to develop a cost-effective and working production process.

* Work with company engineers to research and recommend new manufacturing technology and/or equipment replacement/upgrades and other capital needs to management.

* Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


* Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience

* 5+ years of experience in the manufacturing industry

* MUST have hands-on knowledge to set-up and program CNC mills and Lathes to provide technical assistance as necessary to current set-up technicians.

* Must be able to program, provide cost estimates for quoting purposes and similar duties. (Quoting and programming is a key requirement of the job.)

* Experience in the metal working and machining industry

* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

* Superior skills in planning, organizing, implementing and controlling

* Excellent interpersonal and team building skills

* Technically astute with a solid understanding of engineering and manufacturing principles

* Proficient with use of appropriate software such as Partmaker, or Mastercam.

* Skilled at managing and directing activities of a skilled and technical workforce.


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Hallmark and our Client are Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employers. We encourage all qualified people with the current right to work for any employer in the USA to apply. NOTE: We cannot consider H-1 Visa candidates for this position. Principals only, please.

*Position Title:* CNC Programmer/Set-up (CNC Lathes, Mills & Swiss)

*Location:* Near Danbury, CT

*Relocation:* No

*Position Type:* Staff Position with Excellent Benefits

*Salary:* $60K-64K D.O.E.

*Position Number:* 9108 bd1acb085fb661