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CNC Machinist / Programmer

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date Posted: 09-29-2017
CNC Lathe Machinist/ Programmer – Grand Rapids, Michigan
Disher is currently partnering with a Grand Rapids area precision machining organization in their strategic search for a CNC Lathe Machinist/ Programmer. In this role, you will be responsible for complete program set-ups, operation of CNC lathes and mills, and maintaining production quotas and quality levels.

What it’s like to work here:
The work environment here is one of trust as each employee is given the autonomy to make an impact through their work, but also one of collaboration, where everyone is willing to pitch in and work together. The team strives to communicate daily through team huddles and consistently be asking what can they “Start, Stop, Improve”.
What you will get to do:
  • Develop tooling needs, programs and work plans for new products and improving processes for existing products on CNC machines. 
  • Set machines to new or existing layouts or instructions in conformance to blueprints, control plans, and submit ISIR to lead person or supervisor for approval.
  • Determine and record face off, cut off and cycle times and report any discrepancies.
  • Manage one's time and the time of others especially with regard to training and production planning. 
  • Determine sequence of machine operations, and select the proper cutting tools needed to machine work pieces into desired shapes.
  • Set up cutting speeds, depths, feed rates, and position tools in relation to work pieces. 
  • Develop layouts for new jobs and improve them for existing jobs.
  • Perform minor machine repairs.  
What will make you successful:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 3+ years of CNC Lathe experience.
  • Writing computer programs using machine controller or CAM Software. 
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. 
  • Must have extensive experience holding tight tolerances for products within the aerospace, gas, and variety of other industries.
  • SPC training and ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to work 2nd shift hours
What’s next?
Apply for this position here: 
Disher is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
Learn about other Disher opportunities here: http://disherdesign.catsone.com/careers
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