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:  Under the direction of the Manager of Machining & Processing, this position will be responsible for generating CNC Programs & Setup (using MasterCam) for multiple types of milling and turning machines to maximize the production while minimizing cost and scrap.  As outlined below, this self-motivated 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:
  • Ability to read, write & develop code using Mastercam software for CNC Turning & Milling machines (Mazak, Makino Okuma & Haas);
  • Provide detailed machine tooling and setups accurately and efficiently;
  • Program and troubleshoot various machine programs to increase throughput;
  • Heavy emphasis on fixture design and build as well as providing best practices involving tooling and fixturing to maximize production;
  • Generate models and shop drawings utilizing CAD Software;
  • Understand and interpret solid modeling for quoting capabilities;
  • Interface directly and cohesively with Project Management team regarding customer RFQ’s and drawing specifications to identify material requirements, job costing, building and routing of BOMs;
  • Evaluate customers’ product design and specifications to create quotes based on costs of selected raw materials & manufacturing processes;
  • Work directly with Purchasing to ensure machine tooling is identified and ordered within the scope of requirements;
  • Run production on machines as needed to meet customer ship dates and critical project schedules;
  • Assist with operator training and mentoring as needed;
  • Adhere to Employee’s responsibilities outlined in Cygnus’ Health & Safety Policy.

Required Qualifications & Competencies:
  • A minimum of 7 years required and 10+ years preferred of senior level programming experience using MasterCam in a high-precision machining environment;
  • Machining Journeyperson papers required or minimum of 10 years of senior level machining experience;
  • Highly proficient interpreting blueprints with GD&T tolerancing and demonstrate high proficiency with G & M codes;
  • Estimating and quoting experience preferred;
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects & deadlines;
  • Familiarity with ERP functionality, especially M2M, is preferred;
  • Must be proficient with MasterCam, Autodesk Inventor and capable of learning other specialized software;
  • A goal-oriented, success-driven attitude;
  • Ability to work off peak hours and available to work overtime as needed;
  • Comfortable with communicating and working in a team environment required;
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office required;
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds;
  • 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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