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CNC Programmer in El Segundo, CA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Develops programs for fabricating parts on numerically controlled machines. Working from engineering designs and specifications, determines machining requirements and prepares a mathematical definition of the part to be produced. Provides programming support for numerically-controlled equipment to obtain optimum machine utilization and minimize scrap loss ensuring proper tool usage.


• • Determines the proper speeds, feeds and types of cutters, taking into consideration the materials to be used and machine characteristics.

• • Maximizes machine efficiency by determining optimum cutter paths.

• • Prepares input for computer to generate actual machine control program, checks final program. Prepares instructions for machine set-up and operation

• • Studies blueprints and specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and set-up requirements.

• • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control data.

• • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls as required.

• • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials as required.

• • Set-ups and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


• • Minimum 5 years exp. in programming CNC machines or CNC 3-axis vertical milling machines or CNC Mazak machine center.

• • Must be able to read and understand blueprints and drawings, understand geometric tolerance, cutting tool geometry and tool grinding.


Must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
Must be able to communicate effectively.

Reasoning Ability:

• Ability to follow instructions and perform necessary duties.

• Must be able to verify parts/work completed conforms to standards and supporting documentation.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled