CNC Programmer

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  • Location:

    Holyoke, United States

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing Engineers

  • Contact:

    Dan Dubay

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Consultant:


Lighthouse Professional Services, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group of companies, has been providing contract and direct hire talent to client companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations for over 50 years. Our offices are in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and we work with clients across the country. Our management and recruiting teams are led by experienced industry professionals. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.

We are currently seeking a CNC Programmer in Holyoke, MA. As a CNC Programmer your day-to-day duties will consist of and may not be limited to:

  • Develop, implement, and troubleshoot CNC program designs.
  • Provide technical expertise in collaboration with functions across the organization to achieve project goals.
  • Work closely with production to solve problems.
  • Use strong analytical design and project management skills along with product expertise to meet customer requirements.
  • Prepare computer programs to control CNC machine operations using CAD/CAM terminal.
  • Prepare flow charts, documents and sequence logic and write complete sequence of machine operations necessary to complete cycle.
  • Analyze engineering drawings for materials, process fabrication and design elements.
  • Specify patterns on programming sheet for way part is to be machined.
  • Assure program meets target cycle time and program generates geometry to customer requirements.
  • Select appropriate cutting tools, speeds and feeds, tool path application necessary to perform the operation.
  • Assist in the concept design of required tools and gages, support changes to existing tools and fixture as improvements are identified.
  • Support lean activities both within the Engineering group and across the organization.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline preferred and/or equivalent experience.
  • Ten or more years direct experience in multi-axis programming of Aerospace machining operations and materials.
  • Ability to program in appropriate programming language using either a CAD/CAM terminal and/or manually generated.
  • 3D modeling sketcher, assemblies, lathe, and drafting capability in Siemens PLM (NX 8.5) or later version.
  • Full multi-axis (5+) or partial (3+1) and general CNC machining/programming experience with lathes, milling machines, and mill/turns.
  • Knowledge of Fanuc and Siemens 840D controls preferred but not required.
  • Capable of debugging programs and working closely with shop floor and inspection personnel.
  • Must be a team player and can work closely in a shop environment.
  • Seek ideas for continuous improvement; suggest and encourages innovative ideas to improve current systems and processes.


  • Duration: Direct Hire
  • Location: Holyoke, MA.
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Shift: 1st shifts

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!

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