CNC Operator/ Programmer

Mountain View, CA posted on May 8

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Melanie Krause San Jose, CA (95128)
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CNC Operator/ Programmer

Location: Mountain View, CA                            

Pay Rate: Starting at $18.00/hr-$20.00/hr

Hours: Mon-Fri (8:00AM-5:00PM)

CNC Programmer Job Responsibilities:

Plans and performs a variety of machine operations utilizing numerical control machining centers to cut, shape or form metal workpieces to specifications by performing the following duties.

CNC Programmer Job Duties:

  • Reads and interprets blueprints, planning sheets, sketches, and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control settings, and machining methods and sequences.
  • Prepare and pre-sets all tools needed for machining operations.
  • Verifies that fixture setup meets acceptable quality standards regarding milling and boring sizes, depths, angels, or other specifications.
  • Mounts, aligns, and secures tooling, attachments, and workpiece on machine.
  • Assembles cutting tools in tool holders and positions tool holders in machine magazines.
  • Loads control media, such as tape, card, or disk, in machine controller or enter commands to retrieve preprogrammed instructions from database.
  • Calculates and sets machine controls to position spindle in relationship to workpiece and to regulate factors such as cutting depth, speed, feed, and coolant flow.
  • Starts machine and monitors displays and machine operation to detect malfunctions.
  • Stops machine to change cutting tools and setup according to required machining sequence or to measure parts for conformance to blueprint specifications.
  • Enters commands or manually adjusts machine controls to correct malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining.
  • Operates machine manually to perform non-automated functions and when automatics programming is faulty or machine malfunctions.
  • Discusses control media errors with supervisor or programming personnel to resolve problems.
  • Cleans machine, tooling and parts.
  • Performs machine maintenance.
  • Keys in additional instructions such as tool size, machine feed and speed rates, and starting point coordinates.
  • Types commands on keyboard to general NC tape.
  • Observes trial run of NC machine to verify tape program accuracy.
  • Revises NC tape program to eliminate instruction errors.

CNC Programmer Skills and Qualifications:

  • Require 5 to 7 years of set-up experience with prototype and production work in milling
  • Must be able to follow instruction, be conscientious, good math and English skills
  • Have strong knowledge of machining process for a wide variety of materials (copper, SST, Nickel etc.)
  • Design and manufacture fixtures, tooling, and have good trouble shooting skills.
  • Must know machine controls (Mori Seiki and Haas machines).

    Above demands are carried out within the local existing Health and Safety guidelines

                To Apply: Contact Stevens Creek Manpower at 408-241-4900 ext 209 email resume to :


$18.00-20.00/hr DOE