CNC Programmer 1, 3rd Shift

Des Moines, IA, USA Req #72
Monday, September 25, 2023
POSITION SUMMARY – Create and support programs for production machines such as five axis CNC mills to match a print. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT — Must be willing and able to work in an environment exposed to elements that can include but are not limited to coolant, dust, mist, elevated noise, and uncontrolled temperatures.


  • Read blueprints
  • Work within a CAD software
  • Program using offline software such as Master CAM or Esprit
  • Load programs and set up tools in a machine
  • Select proper tools for machining parts
  • Use and understand gaging
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with 6S procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Ability to stop the production line and/or prevent shipment of products due to nonconformance or potential nonconformance products to our customers
  • Support the environmental policy with proactive process implementation, improvement suggestions, reducing waste, and acting on environment performance results and findings


  • Ability to set up CNC machines
  • Ability to look at a GD&T print to determine the tooling needed
  • Ability to program computer numerical control CNC milling and turning machines using ISO/EIA G & M code programming
  • Understanding of how to manually edit programs
  • Troubleshooting abilities
  • Establish, maintain, and foster cooperative working relations with others in a team environment



Education: Associate’s Degree preferred
Experience: Minimum of two years of related experience; Minimum of three axis programming; five axis is a plus

 Computer Skills:  Must demonstrate computer literacy; Understanding of CAD/CAM Software, Virtual Gibs, Solid Works, etc. preferred
Certificates & Licenses: Valid Driver’s License required; CNC programming certification preferred
 Other Requirements: Ability to be on call should problems arise outside of normal work hours

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $25.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $31.00
  • Required Education Associate Degree
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  • Des Moines, IA, USA