Lab Test NC Programmer III (3&5 axis programming)

Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Lab Test NC Programmer III (3&5 axis programming) in  GAC Savannah


Unique Skills:

Must be proficient in programming 3 and 5 axis metal parts on milling machines.  Aluminum, Cres, and Titanium programming experience required.  Thin wall and tight tolerance programming preferred. Must have ability to work on programs and support machinist during running and proofing of programs on shop floor. R&D shop requires the ability to change priorities and adjust work load at any time to support company needs as required. Catia programming experience required.  Familiarity with Mazak Milling machines preferred. 


 

 

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 4 years machining, planning, tool design, or related manufacturing experience to include 2 years of experience as numerical control engineer.

Position Purpose:

Under minimal supervision, perform activities related to complex numerical control (NC) programming, including machining methods, tooling concepts, and programs for NC milling machines and lathes.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Conduct a thorough analysis of engineering drawings, tool design drawings, and/or electronic models, to determine the optimal machining methods, selection of machine tool, and material cut size. .
  2. Interact with planners, tool designers, engineering, and customers as required, to finalize plan.
  3. Develop cutter motion logic per operation sequence, selecting proper spindle speeds and feed rates.
  4. Perform a thorough check on all aspects of the program and verify cutter paths through the utilization of Vericut. .
  5. Develop operator set-up sheets for numerical control machines. .
  6. Develop flat pattern mylars and templates as required.
  7. Produce 2-D Catia tool drawings as required. .
  8. May act as Team Leader as required, assigning work tasks, maintaining work load schedules, and setting priorities to ensure timely completion of department goals and corporate objectives. .

Additional Functions:
  1. Assist in training and guiding lower level engineers as needed. .
  2. Assist in formulating Numerical Control policies, procedures, and specifications as required. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  2. Strong knowledge of various machining and drafting methods, technical writing, and computer use.
  3. Ability to read and interpret complex blueprints and engineering drawings.
  4. Must be highly proficient with Catia modeling, drafting, and Catia NC Mill function. .
  5. Must have demonstrated expertise and a proven track record in support of company policies and rules, and consistently meeting objectives.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 218874

Category: Operations Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 04/30/2024 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

 

 

Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.

 

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