CNC Programmer in Federal Way, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/28/2019

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Job Description

Major manufacturing company is seeking a CNC programmer to produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.


  • Creates instructions for machining parts
  • Reviews 3D CAD design blueprints.
  • Makes calculations for programming including where materials should be cut.
  • Translates instructions into a computer automated manufacturing (CAM) program.
  • Communicates with engineers and clients who will use the programs.
  • Checks completed programs by running simulations or tests.
  • Prepares geometric layout of designs using proper software.
  • Determines sequence of operations in a program.
  • Chooses cutting tools that will be needed.
  • Analyzes job order and performs necessary calculations.
  • Writes programs and modifies existing ones for increased efficiency.
  • Analyzes and selects speeds and cutting tools for programs.

Basic Qualifications & Education:

  • Experience with machine shop floor experience
  • Mechanically able to assemble and disassemble parts and assemblies
  • Experience with composite materials and processing techniques such as autoclave, RTM, and compression molding
  • Excellent working knowledge of composites
  • Self-starter with excellent time management skills and ability to establish objectives and specify the strategies and actions to achieve these objectives
  • Experience with contact and non-contact inspection methods
  • Organized, self-motivated, strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to manage multiple duties, set priorities and follow tasks through completion
  • Capable of working in an environment in which demands and priorities change
  • Processing techniques such as wet lay-up, mold and fixture design, inspection methods, and infusion preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer