Job Title

CNC Programmer

South Africa, Gauteng
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Area: South Africa, Gauteng
Sector: Manufacturing
Posted: 15 May 2024

Job Details

The incumbent should be able to carry out their basic duties with ease and competency. The CNC Programmer/Setter will ensure that the machines of the factory operate smoothly and efficiently. This is achieved by ensuring that the components are programmed in such a manner that quality and production efficiency is achieved at all times


Primary Duties

Ability to perform own set ups – and experience to adjusting the CNC programs whilst utilizing excellent manual program skills to run the programs which have been created on the applicable CNC machines to produce high quality production parts and reach towards required target set- up times, as per product requirements. The ability to also utilize the following Mastercam Codes; M- Codes, G- Codes, T- Codes, etc.

•Move controls to set cutting speeds, depths and feed rates and to position tools in relation to work-pieces- To be in Control of the CNC programs.

•Develop CNC programs using Master-CAM for mills based on engineering drawings and models.

•Program parts prior to the release of work to the machining work cell using 3D CAM software.

•Maintain continuity between work stations by communicating requirements and documenting irregularities as needed.

•Create programs and machining procedures for CNC lathes / Mills.

•Train on boarding employees to operate CNC machinery and equipment.

•Write software to assist with the creation of CNC programs

•Develop software to monitor as deemed necessary.

•Capability of high skills in Manual Programming on Fanuc and the utilization of Mastercam to develop programmes required in the production of components used in multistage pumps and Positive Displacement Pumps (PDP) and any other machining required.

Qualifications & Skills
•Matric or NQF5 / NQF6 with Mathematics (Trigonometry)

•Diploma or Degree

•Tradesman / Artisan an advantage (Milling and Turning)

•CNC Tooling Knowledge inclusive of Speeds and Feeds

•± 10 to 15 years’ relevant CNC programming experience in a jobbing workshop environment

•Good knowledge of Health and Safety regulations

•CAM software knowledge, requiring Mastercam