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CNC Programmer in Vista, CA at PrideStaff

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

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Job Description

PrideStaff has an immediate need for CNC PROGRAMMER for a manufacturing company in North County. 


  • Perform programming, and/or modifies existing programming of 3/4-Axis and 5-Axis High Speed Machining Centers using Catia Datasets and Master CAM software.  Revise programs and documentation based on engineering changes.
  • Study and interpret customer purchase orders, drawings, manuals, specifications, Catia Datasets, to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations and setup requirements to maximize efficiencies.
  • Read and interpret statistical information and data including job orders, drawings, blueprints and CMM reports to write programs that include proper methodology, tooling, cutting speeds and feeds in order to generate quality parts in accordance with production standards.
  • Create setup sheets based on tooling selection criteria.
  • Maintain library of programs and configuration.  Maintain internal DPD/PCMS work instructions.
  • Familiar with all customers DPD& PCMS specifications/ requirements
  • Participate in customer and third party  DPD/PCMS audits
  • Participate in problem solving initiatives incorporating the use of Quality Tools, Root Cause Corrective Action methods and statistical evaluation when necessary.  Aid with investigation of nonconformance root cause, and identification of any action required.  Participate in work Team Based Corrective Action, and Lean manufacturing teams.


  • Proficient in using Catia V4 or V5 CAM.
  • Knowledge of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments.  Instruments should include but not limited to CMM’s,  Laser Trackers, (PCMS) calipers, ID and OD micrometers, depth gages and indicators.
  • Excellent computer skills in Catia V5R20, Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to use
  • Ability to Program 3 /4 Axis and 5-Axis High Speed Machining Centers and knowledge/experience in using Master CAM.
  • Demonstrated understanding of high speed 5 axis CNC machining, aluminum fabrication, materials, and special processes.
  • Firsthand knowledge and experience with cutting tool geometry and its contribution to maximize MMR (metal removal rate).  Math skills to include but not limited to: geometry, trigonometry and algebra. 
  • Blueprint-reading skills including the application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Mainframe applications and a variety of special software applications.
  • Compare Catia models and produce drawings showing the comparison.