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CNC Programmer

  • Date Posted August 28, 2020
  • Location Memphis, Tennessee
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 16177

CNC Programmer

We have a great opportunity to get your foot in the door working with one of the premier medical device companies in the world on a 1-year project as a CNC Programmer at their Memphis, TN site.


  • Create and maintain multi-axis CNC programs to produce parts using CAD/CAM software. UG NX 11.2 is a must.
  • Optimizing programs using Vericut is a must.
  • Develop CNC machining processes by selecting the chucking device, cutting tools, tool arrangement, and cutting speeds and feeds with emphasis on standardization.
  • Set up machines, tools, connections, directories, etc.
  • Ability to correct the programs as required under guidance.
  • Prepare detailed work instructions and supervise machining process validations, including operator training.
  • Communicate effectively with Manufacturing Engineering, Product Development Engineering, plant personnel, and individuals outside the company.
  • Create Job instructions, tooling sheets, tool life studies.
  • Standardize tooling across multiple programs
  • Maintain the master CNC program directory, through proper file management techniques, to insure the integrity of CNC programs.
  • Implement and report cost improvements.
  • Assist in the design of jigs, tools, fixtures, and special equipment for CNC applications.
  • Ensure compliance with current CNC programming standards and best practices.
  • Working knowledge of MS office tools Excel, Word, etc.


  • Follow all programming file management procedures, set by the company and/or applicable Quality Specifications to ensure compliance of CNC programs with our Quality Management System.
  • Function as subject matter expert and mentor for other programmers and machinists.
  • Work with cross-functional teams on improvement projects or kaizen events.


  • Education and/or Experience
  • High school graduate. College or technical degree not mandatory but is a definite plus.
  • Minimum 2 to 5 years of CNC programming experience to include three years’ experience using CAD/CAM software is a must for CNC Programmer.
  • Multi axis Mill/Turn and robotic experience is a plus.
  • Must be able to react to normal machine scheduling and emergency requirements to maintain a steady flow of parts through CNC equipment.
  • Assignments may also originate from opportunities that develop in the shop.