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CNC Programmer II - Engineering Technician

Req ID: J2302798

  • Location
    Elmira, New York, United States of America
  • Category Manufacturing Engineering
  • Posted Friday, February 4, 2022
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

This opportunity is a CNC Programmer II role, where the individual will be responsible for developing and maintaining CNC machining processes.


  • Provides technical support for existing processes, including hands-on troubleshooting and failure analysis for milling machines, lathes, EDMs and other CNC equipment.
  • Performs programing, qualification, implementation and debugging of CNC programming and functional framework for new and updated machining processes.
  • Performs measurement of parts using manual gaging and automated methods.
  • Uses data driven decision making for CNC program corrections and improvements.
  • Participates in creation of machine requirements for modifications and new builds.
  • Participates in machine selection, vendor functional acceptance, site acceptance activities, installation and qualification activities.
  • Participates in cutting tool selection, custom cutting tool design, sourcing and testing.
  • Participates in tool holder selection, fixture selection, fixture design, sourcing and testing.
  • Performs installation, alignment and qualification of machine components including 4th and 5th axis rotary tables, integrated tool setters, touch probes and live tool spindles. 
  • Participates in training of Machine Operators on equipment maintenance, tool change, tool setting, tool offsets, data transfers and other routine operational requirements.
  • Provides input on creative ways to reduce costs by streamlining processes and systems.
  • Acts as a role model for Machine Operators in terms of attitude, machine asset care, troubleshooting, adherence to processes and decision making.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Associate’s degree preferred; or minimum of two years related experience and/or training
  • Minimum of 2 years of CNC programming experience.


  • Experience with troubleshooting machine mechanical systems required.
  • Experience with technical drawings, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing required.
  • Understanding of calculations related to metal cutting (speeds, feeds, rpm, etc.).
  • Experience with CNC equipment and related programming software is required.
    • General CNC-ISO programming required (G codes/M codes) – Fanuc and/or Siemens desired
  • Working knowledge CAD/CAM software required.
    • Experience with Mastercam and CAD/CAM post processing desired
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel.
  • Ability to prioritize work-schedules and coordinate multiple tasks.


  • Supports and operates in a proactive, safe, climate-controlled environment
  • Mix of sitting and standing with up to 7 hours per day standing.
  • Requires lifting and maneuvering fixtures, material and other equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • Willing to adjust schedule to support 2nd, 3rd and weekend operations on occasion as needed.
  • Standard working hours apply with potential for overtime as needed.
  • Readiness to work in conditions that may be warm, cool and/or noisy along with exposure to oil, coolants and other manufacturing related chemicals.

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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