CNC/CAM Engineer (NPI)
Company: Horst Engineering & Mfg Co
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: June 23, 2022
This CNC/CAM Engineer role is an important member of our dedicated
New Product Introduction (NPI) team. This is a unique hybrid role
that acts as a center of excellence between Engineering and
Manufacturing (Operations) teams. You will focus on the engineering
and programming of CNC equipment including multi-axis lathes, Swiss
screw machines, vertical machining centers, and grinders. You will
split time between programming in an engineering environment and
performing hands-on set-up on the production floor.
Major Areas of Responsibility:
Develop CNC programs that mirrors the best manufacturing methods to
produces precision and ultra-precision components.
Leverage parametric programming, macros, and CAM software to
Set-up and operate production equipment during the initial process
development of new parts.
Optimize set-up, tool paths, material removal rates, finish, and
Train production personnel for smooth transition to mass
Work within the Engineering & Manufacturing teams to develop
manufacturing processes, preferred tooling & work-holding,
in-process deburring and metrology that will become the approved
work instructions to Production team.
Manage programs and machine & tool set-up data within the company's
product data management (PDM) and DNC systems.
Serve as in-house subject matter expert, participating in lean
events to optimize existing released products that can reduce
set-up, reduce machine time, or otherwise improve productivity and
Stay in touch with the latest manufacturing technology through the
research of equipment, software, tooling, and gaging systems.
Make recommendations on productivity improvements related to
Support our cost estimating processes by developing and simulating
Perform tool and die work and assist with fixture building that
supports NPI activities.
Support our Quality Assurance team by identifying inspection
methods and programming advanced metrology such as CMM and vision
Train other team members on machining techniques.
Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience
Five or more years of advanced manufacturing experience, preferably
in a precision or ultra-precision machining centers.
Expert knowledge of CNC programming such as Fanuc, Mitsubishi, and
Okuma controls, using advanced programming techniques such as
parametric programming and macros.
Frequent user of CAM software programs such as Mastercam,
PartMaker, or SolidCAM.
Familiar with operating with a manufacturing enterprise software -
experience with EPCIOR or similar is bonus.
Strong knowledge of work-holding, tooling systems and set-up of CNC
Ability to sit/stand for prolonged periods of time
Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
Ability to push/pull up to 25 lbs.
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