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CNC Programmer Lead - Mill

Location: New Troy, MI
Job Type: Contract
Hourly: $22.00 - $32.00
Date: 9/12/2018
Job ID: 02530798
Job Description
Job Title: High Volume CNC Lead Programmer 
Reports to:  Senior Manufacturing Engineer

General Description:  
Responsibilities / Duties / Functions / Tasks:
Manage several machine cells in the Mill High Volume (MHV) Department

Take ownership of the machining and secondary processes for those cells

Maintain part quality through machine adjustments based on CMM reports and hand gaging

Maintain cell tooling and fixturing
Replace hydraulic fixture components as needed

Maintain part locators

Maintain and replace tooling as necessary

Maintain CNC G+M code program and correct/ update as necessary

Continuous Improvement

Broken and Early Worn tools

Evaluate tooling and develop corrective actions

Track and manage corrective action effectiveness

Enter data into tracking data base

Analyze data for trends and areas of improvement

Cell OEE performance

Enter data into database

Perform trend analysis on performance

Develop improvement strategies to increase cell performance

Operator performance

Help train new operators and work with 
experienced operators to maintain quality and production standards

Write and maintain work instructions

Develop training material and ideas to improve operator performance

Write and maintain FMEAs for production cells

Research and implement tooling advancements/ replacements for new and active cells

Set-up CNC mills for High-Volume production

Set up machine and tooling for production
Machine first set of parts for Quality inspection


5 years setup/programming experience on CNC Mills

Solid G & M coding skills

Self-directed and motivated

Strong ethics to work with management and peers as a team

Proven programming experience on Fanuc controls

Ability to read and interpret blueprints including a solid understanding of 
Geometric Tolerancing

Extensive knowledge of Microsoft

Ability to work in a fast past environment.

Must be open to working some overtime.

Must be able to communicate/read/write in English.

Perform typical machine shop operations.

Preferred but not required Qualifications

Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/ Six Sigma/ SPC

Ability to program, run, and maintain Fanuc robots

Knowledge of Microsoft Access

Knowledge of Solid works software

Experience with Mori Seiki CNC controls

Able to program and run pre-setter machine

Knowledge of TS 16995 or ISO 9000 procedures and guidelines



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