5 Axis CNC Programmer/Operator (West Bend)

  • Metalcraft of Mayville
  • West Bend, WI, USA
  • Sep 20, 2019

Job Description

Metalcraft of Mayville

5 Axis CNC Programmer/Operator (West Bend)

US-WI-West Bend

Job ID: 2019-1644
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Manufacturing
Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc


$2000 Shift Bonus for 2nd and 3rd shift

This role is responsible for offline programing using Master Cam software to create programs for CNC Lathes, Vertical & Horizontal, CNC mills, and Horizontal 5 Axis CNC machine. Also work closely with the machine operators to ensure that all parts are correct and cut to company standards.


  • Create and modify programs with company software and document all programs.
  • Study the drawings of the components to be manufactured.
  • Decide various machining operations required to manufacture the finished job.
  • Add fixture design, build, program, and prove out 1st piece run on any given machine.
  • Decide the sequence in which the machine operations have to be carried out and the amount of material to be removed in each step of the sequence.
  • Depending on the dimensions of the finished job and size of the raw material you will also have to calculate the time required to manufacture the finished job.
  • Write a program to accomplish various machining operations as per the required sequence and dimensions of a job.
  • Requirements for this job include the ability to program, read blue prints, and do setup work.
  • Programming, setup, and operation of conventional, special purpose, and horizontal, vertical machines, and 5 axis machines.
  • Read blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, and grinders.
  • Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Facilitate work-order paper flow in accordance with company standards
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must have at least five (5+) years’ experience in programming and set-up of CNC Machines.
  • Must have at least eight (8+) of experience working in a machining environment.
  • Expert with MasterCAM a MUST
  • Ability to use Mastercam to program for multiple CNC platforms.
  • Must be able to program utilizing models and working with multiple Axis and limited dimension drawings.
  • Ability to do set-ups
  • Solid troubleshooting ability related to work holding, tool selection, speeds, feeds, and etc
  • Ability to do processing and work with engineering for router instructions
  • MUST be strong with GD&T
  • Experience with AS9100 is a plus
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work well as a team member and manage and build relationships across departments.
  • Detail oriented, able to problem solve with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Safety conscious behavior

Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.