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We have a direct hire position open for a CNC Lathe Programmer in Milpitas at a machine shop that specializes in precision components for the semiconductor, medical, automotive, and aerospace industries. 1st shift positions are available! 

Our client is looking for an experienced CNC Lathe Programmer to use MasterCam/CAD software to write programs for different types of vertical and horizontal lathes that make parts from plastic and metal. 

Be on our client’s payroll on Day 1 with this DIRECT HIRE opportunity! 

Pay and Schedule Information:

  • 1st shift: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm; Monday-Friday with overtime on Saturdays when requested
  • Pay rate: $35-$40/hour DOE

Job Duties of the CNC Lathe Programmer:

  • Use CAD and CAM software to generate CNC programs for CNC metal/plastic working machines and machine tools
  • Interpret engineering drawings/blueprints and program them into CAD/ MasterCam software
  • Build basic machine parts, tools, and/or plastic injection molds 

If you have Machinist experience, please let us know for the following job duties:

  • Setup parts onto the CNC Lathe and run it correctly per blueprint
  • Set up & operate lathe machines to perform a sequence of operations
  • Operations include: turn, drill, mill, and bore a variety of metal/plastic components
  • Operate and run the CNC Lathe
  • Read & understand blueprints, tolerances, specifications on the blueprints
  • Acts as a Lead and may direct other machinists



Job Requirements

Job Requirements of the CNC Lathe Programmer:

  • Have 5 years of experience in CNC Programming
  • Have excellent geometric dimensioning and tolerancing skills
  • Experience with MasterCAM and CAD software is required
  • Machinist experience is preferred for setting up tooling/materials, running the machines/programs, measuring the parts with precision instruments, first article inspections, etc.



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