CNC Programmer/Operator

  • Waterloo, IA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IA21-2692178

$18 to $24 Per Hour

CNC Programmer/Operator

Waterloo, IA


Our Waterloo, IA client is looking to hire a CNC Programmer/Operator to their team. This person will create, update and prove out programs for parts routed to CNC machines. They will facilitate CNC operator training – including both classroom and hands-on training as well as run production jobs on CNC equipment as required. This person should have both CNC operation skills as well as programming skills. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow and oversee rules and processes.
  • Create manual and computer assist (CAM) machine programs utilizing multiple software (Vericut and Espirit), write work instructions and ensure accurate documentation for all processes.
  • Determine required dimensions, tolerances and features by interpreting drawings, models and specifications.
  • Determine and verify parameters to control cutting speed, feed, depth and angle of cut, tool path and other machine commands.
  • Create and audit tool lists, machine routings, set up sheets and work instructions.
  • Facilitate CNC operator training – both classroom and hands-on training.
  • Promote safe working environment.
  • Assess existing CNC programs and tooling for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Coordinate schedules with operations to complete prototype parts.
  • Assist with production jobs on CNC equipment as required.
  • Perform other duties as directed by Lead CNC Programmer/Manufacturing Technicians.


Job Qualifications:

  • Technical degree in CNC machining/programming or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in CNC machining/programming or combined equivalent of education and experience required.
  • AutoCAD/Solidworks and Vericut experience preferred.
  • Strong listening, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of machining operations, superior troubleshooting and root cause analysis abilities are essential.
  • Computer proficiency with a Manufacturing ERP system, AutoCAD, Excel, MS Office and CNC Programming software is required.
  • Understanding of Geometric and Dimensioning Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Ability to think critically, prioritize and manage multiple assignments.
  • Experience with Multi-axis is a plus.

Additional Incentives:

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits Package
  • 401K
  • Vacation and Paid Time Off   


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