CNC Manufacturing Engineer

  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IN09-2690841
Immediate need - CNC Manufacturing Engineer (newly created position)

Summary:  Responsible for supporting in-house requests for machining support by performing time studies, test cuts, CAM and manual programming, creating CAD models, setup and executing machine cutting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts application engineering on CNC machine tools
  • Troubleshoots Fanuc and Siemens CNC controls
  • Reviews blueprints of products and plans cutting methods
  • Calculates correct cost estimates, and interpret plans and specifications
  • Researches and contributes in improving production processes
  • Programs and sets up CNC lathes and CNC Mills
  • Trains staff in operating CNC machines
  • Develops machine tooling parts with specific dimension
  • Uses correct cutting tools and achieved precision in products
  • Selects cutting methods according to the thickness of metal
  • Develops and defines components process and application solutions
  • Creates accurate cost estimates, writes engineering reports, and interprets plans and specifications for CNC machining operations
  • Part processing recommendations and development of turnkey proposals
  • Developing/ implementing custom demonstrations and training operators in the safe set up and operation of CNC machine tools

Skills & Competencies

  • Understands G and M codes
  • Turning and Milling experience
  • Understands GD&T
  • Strong hands-on machining background with experience in CNC operation, set-up, controls and computer applications.
  • Ability to troubleshoot common machining non-conformances, like finish issues and/or dimensional issues.
  • Understands how to fixture a part.
  • Understands proper cutting tool selection, techniques, tool wear and cutting tool applications.
  • Experienced with CNC machine tool and Wire/Ram EDM applications
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Proficient in Solid Works or similar 3-D solid modeling design and drafting program.
  • Ability to work in fast paced and challenging environment
  • Able to work independently and as a team player
  • Math Aptitude, 12th grade
  • Strong written and oral Communication Skills
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Professionalism
  • Project Management
  • Reading Skills
  • Technical Communication 

Education & Experience

  • Four-year Manufacturing Engineering Degree or 8 years’ experience in a CNC programming position
  • Advanced use of SolidWorks design applications for the production of complex models and associated drawings and data tables
  • Understanding of programming requirements for multi-axis CNC Mills and Lathes.
Great company culture.  Privately held.  Room for growth.  Person will go-between 3 of their facilities which are very close to each other.  1st shift.  
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