QuEST Global Associate CNC Programmer in Windsor, Connecticut



Associate CNC Programmer

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide manufacturing engineering solutions in the areas of process planning, shop support activities and project leadership.

  • Provide engineering support to customer's manufacturing & assembly organizations to trouble shoot and resolve technical problems.

  • Program VTL’s (Vertical Turret Lathe’s) ,Turning, and Milling with optional 5 and 6 axis programming (not needed, but a bonus)

  • Select proper tooling and setups needed to obtain fit and finish of the part desired by the customer.

  • Interpret customers’ CNC needs and be able to convert that to a working program.

  • Drive improvements in all related manufacturing processes, including those related to products, equipment, and product quality for customers

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Develop work instructions to implement best practices / lessons learned and ensure repeatability

  • Collaborate, and assist in training other QuEST Team Members.

  • Participate in technical reviews within your knowledge base

  • Support project management and program management to help quote and close work packages

Specialized Knowledge / Skills

  • Broad and hands-on knowledge on various manufacturing processes required including specialized materials

  • Required to be able to write subroutines, know how to read POSTs code and create/convert NX CAD models into Vericut programs.

  • Expert in interpreting the GD&T (standards ASME Y 14.5, JES 161).

  • Knowledge in Measurements system analysis (MSA).

  • Hands on experience in various machining, involving CNC and conventional methods and assembly techniques.

  • Good knowledge on Quality Notifications, containment procedures and traceability techniques.

  • Familiarity with manual G code & M code editing and programming.

  • Knowledgeable in methods of inspection & Gauging concepts.

  • Data collection and Analysis using QC tools and other SPC techniques

  • Some Experience/knowledge in APQP, PPAP, LEAN & 5S management

  • Exposure to Aero/ Auto industry is preferred

  • Familiar with aerospace/auto quality requirements (AS9100, OSHAS, TS 16949, various ISO )

  • Familiar with NADCAP programs for Aero space (Civil & Defense) parts

Education, Training, and Experience

  • AS in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, BS is preferred

  • Minimum hands on experience in Manufacturing Engineering 2-5 years

Personal Work Attributes

  • Able to work as part of a team on a cohesive goal

  • Self-motivated, disciplined, and organized

  • Passion for developing technical and business solutions

  • Ability to persuade and influence without authority

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Physical Requirements & Work Environment:

  • Typical work environment may be a combination of office and/or shop environment

  • Services and customer oriented

  • Common activities include sitting, walking and standing

  • Substantial amounts of telephone and computer work

  • Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures

  • Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early

  • Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations

  • Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Location: CT (East Hartford, Windsor, Middletown)

Travel: Up to 25%

Compensation Type: Salary Exempt

Status: Full-Time


QuEST Global is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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