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Tecomet CNC Machinist IV in Wilmington, Massachusetts

CNC Programmer and Lead

Build innovative solutions and design the future .

You can pursue your potential at Tecomet by working with a dedicated team to solve complex challenges, in partnership with industry-leading clients in medical device technology, aerospace, and defense industries. With the backing of our steadfast brand, you can be a part of the next era of manufacturing by bringing bold ideas to life and building products that improve on the status quo.

What’s In It for You:

At Tecomet , we believe that everyone makes a difference and contributes to our overall success. We are a team bound together by pride in our work and dedication to our craft. Our leadership team shares the company’s strategic direction so our workforce can remain informed and attain our internal goals and objectives.

Let’s talk about what we have to offer:

  • Competitive pay and benefit packages

  • Health Benefits start on day one

  • 401k available

  • 9 Paid Holidays with 2 Floating Holidays

  • PTO offered

POSITION SUMMARY:

The CNC Programmer and Lead will provide a broad knowledge of cutting tools with the ability to troubleshoot complex turning operations and processes. Utilizes a high-level understanding of CAD/CAM software and hands on experience with G-code. This position requires working knowledge & hands on ability to achieve excellence in machining processes across a diverse group of machines and platforms. This position is responsible for programming, setting up, and trouble-shooting lathes, as well as mentoring less experienced machinists.  

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates and maintains CNC programs for a variety of multi-axis CNC machines, including mill turns and lathes.  

  • Creates setup documentation for operators/machinists for use on the shop floor.  Serves as a key training resource for setup and production personnel and provides hands-on support for operations.

  • Develop new production processes and revisions to existing processes, and provide technical expertise during Design For Manufacturing process and the development of machining solutions.  

  • Identifies and implements solutions for increased machine productivity and capability.  

  • Actively works with equipment/tooling vendors to find solutions to understand and implement the best technology across new and legacy operations.  

  • Works with other Tecomet Engineering and CI teams on to develop and execute continuous improvement plans.

  • * * Provides expert advice for machine tool and process validation.  Works with quality and engineering teams to develop robust and reliable processes.

  • Provides daily support at the Gemba and proactively engage with the operations team to discover and solve problems at the source.  

  • Act as lead in assigned areas and mentor less experienced machinists.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE DESIRED

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 2+ years of experience programming CNC lathes with 5+ years of combined experience in a precision machining environment is required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Strong curiosity for advanced manufacturing technology and ability to do research and develop solutions to exceed needs and build competitive advantage. 

  • Excellent grasp of manufacturing engineering fundamentals – engineering drawing and specification interpretation, GD&T, Design for Manufacturing/Assembly (DFMA), equipment design, and process documentation.

  • Working knowledge of CAD/CAM software – the ability to develop complex CNC programs and machining processes. Experience optimizing processes and cycle times. Ability to design tooling, and fixtures, and generate in-process prints as required.

  • Knowledge of measurement systems and process capability. 

  • Experience with problem solving in a shop floor setting.

  • Goal oriented and able to complete assignments on time with significant latitude and self-direction while exercising sound judgement.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Previous training/development or lean manufacturing experience is a plus. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee could be required to stand.  The employee could frequently be required to walk; use hand to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee could be required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee could occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.   Specific vision abilities required by the job could include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. 

Tecomet , Inc is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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