Universal Forest Products CNC PROGRAMMER in Moultrie, Georgia

Knowledge

  • Minimum high school education.
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience working with a CNC machine tool with a focus on FANUC controlled driven CNC Machine
  • Working knowledge of CAD/CAM engineering software
  • Basic knowledge of Cartesian coordinate graphic systems is required
  • Understanding and interpretation of the various Machine Codes for FANUC controlled based CNC Machines
  • Fundamental working knowledge of AutoCAD software is required
  • Working knowledge of excel, word, outlook and other business software.
  • Basic knowledge on lumber math, lumber grades and materials, and species.

Skills and abilities

  • Demonstrates ability to handle responsibility and be accountable for actions/decisions
  • Ability to visualize 3-D finished work pieces from 2-D drawings

  • Ability to read a tape measure, read blue prints or plans, and to utilize calipers and measuring gauges in both metric and standard systems

  • Ability to plan, and organize the work of others, determine priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure and stress.
  • Ability to identify problems and find viable solutions
  • Ability to understand and use basic math and numbers, and to use a computer terminal, calculator, and telephone.
  • Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking
  • Ability to communicate with management regarding people, products and equipment
  • Ability to multitask and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to be mobile in the work environment
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management

  • Reads and analyzes job orders, prints, drawings and customer specifications.

  • Works with sales and industrial specialists to insure that customer requirements are met.
  • Programs the CNC Machine Router.
  • Works with plant and operations employees on storage methods of raw materials.
  • Prepares spoil boards for use and manages operations when they are to be changed and replaced
  • Storages programming files and is responsible for file management
  • Checks processed lumber to ensure operation is producing to required job specifications.
  • Directs and trains other employees working on the machine, as needed
  • Performs minor preventive maintenance and repairs as specified.
  • Manages the productivity of the machine center.
  • Identifies, researches, and resolves various problems and opportunities.
  • Evaluates performance of individuals operating the equipment.
  • Manages activities and performs duties consistent with all UFP policies, procedures, and applicable law.
  • Communicates to employees and other management members as required.
  • Manages cost and profitability of the machine center.
  • Leads employees in continuous improvement and safety initiatives.
  • Prepares reports and maintains records as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.

  • Determines how work pieces are to be clamped or help during machine processing cycles such as:

  • Spoil board and flow through vacuum hold down methods

  • Dedicated fixtures
  • Risers and or pods
  • Determines the proper type of tool cutting bit to be used in the routing/boring/pocketing cycles
  • Utilizes tools ouch probes, calibration programs, and height gages to set machine tools for tool changes and cutting processes
  • Orders tooling

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