Cygnus Manufacturing Company (CMC)  
is a precision manufacturer of products and components for non-invasive medical devices,
transportation, scientific instrumentation, energy, aerospace and defense applications.
We offer an extensive benefit package, 401K, flexible schedule and competitive wages.



POSITION SUMMARY:  Generate CNC Programs & Setup instructions for CNC Horizontal, Vertical Milling Machines, and/or Turning Machines using MasterCam Programming System.  This position requires strong knowledge and understanding of machining with the ability to think “outside the box” to overcome obstacles & challenges to achieve optimal performance of our CNC machines.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Generate CNC Programs for various Horizontal, Vertical, Laser and/or Turning Machines;
  • Provide detailed tooling and setup instructions and insure accuracy;
  • Participate with estimating, entering quotes, building B.O.M. and routing;
  • Reviews customer RFQ’s, specification drawings and other documentation to determine material requirements, processing and job routing;
  • Consolidates all outside and internal costs associated with process time in machining, finishing and QC to create detailed quote packages for final review and presentation to customer;
  • Run short production on machines as needed to meet customer ship dates and critical project schedules;
  • Optimize tooling and programs when possible to improve cycle times;
  • Provide setup and programming support for repeat productions;
  • Participate in up keep of program in Engineering Library;
  • Assist with operator training and mentoring;
  • Assist with cost/process improvement efforts;
  • Insure tooling is selected and ordered within the scope of our tool standardization program;
  • Generate models and CMC shop drawings with CAD Software;
  • Be willing to work off peak hours when necessary;
  • Ability to design and build fixturing with minimal supervision from Machining/Setup lead personnel;
  • Supporting Project Management;
  • Serve as the manufacturing lead on new projects and meet required deadlines;
  • Adhere to Employee’s responsibilities outlined in Cygnus’ Health & Safety Policy.

Additional Skills & Responsibilities:
  • 10 plus years of experience in a high-precision machining environment; Previous relevant experience preferred;
  • Must be proficient with Autodesk Inventor, MasterCam Programming System and/or other CAD software, capable of learning specialized software i.e. SMP;
  • Must have an understanding of machine set-up required; Solid machining skill set with the ability to independently set-up CNC machines preferred;
  • Excellent communication, teamwork and organizational skills required;
  • Strong computer skills, understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required;
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds;
  • Must be available to work overtime as required to meet customer or OTD driven deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing shop environment (including hot, cold and/or noisy areas);
  • Frequent hand to finger, handle, feel objects & tools, walking, sitting, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, talking and hearing;
  • Physically submit to periodic drug tests (employment is contingent upon favorable results).
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Protected Veterans

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This is a full time position

Note to recruiters and employments agencies: We will not pay for unsolicited resumes from recruiters and employment agencies unless we have a signed agreement and have required assistance, in writing, for a specific opening.

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