CNC Machinist

Essential Functions:

  • Interface directly with Tool Design and Set-up employees to create G Code programs for Fanuc control based CNC Mills.
  • Single point accountability for all aspects of writing 2D and 3D programs.
  • Safe operation is a must.
  • Must possess outstanding skills in complex set-up 2D and 3D milled tooling components including cavity work.
  • Must be able to communicate machine set up parameters, troubleshoot set-up and operational issues.
  • Interact closely with R&D Shop Manager to help coordinate and manage work flow through the various milling platforms to meet overall project timelines.
  • Either experience with or ability to learn Mazak based controls and 4th axis set-up and programming.  


  • High School Diploma
  • Prefer higher education in either machining or computer science.

Work Experience

  • Minimum 10 years CNC milling experience with 3D mold machining.
  • Minimum 5 years direct experience with off-line programming using a PC based CAM package such as DelCam Power Mill, Master Cam or Surf Cam.
  • Direct experience with thermoform tooling preferred.

Skills and Training

  • Proven track record of developing and commercializing thermoformed tooling and products.
  • Proficiency in one or several of the following CAM programs:
  • DelCam PowerMill
  • Master Cam
  • Gibbs Cam
  • Surf Cam
  • Working knowledge of one or several CAD programs:
  • Solid works
  • Pro E
  • AutoCAD

Other Requirements

  • Proven track record of machining complex parts including 3D cavity work.  
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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