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CNC Programmer

Job in Chicago - Cook County - IL Illinois - USA
Company: voestalpine Nortrak
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-05-21
Job specializations:
  • Manufacturing
    Machining, Manufacturing Production, Manufacturing Technology, CNC Machinist
  • Industrial
    CNC Machinist
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description


Writes all programs for the CNC machines.



  • Design jigs and fixtures for machining, welding and plate manufacturing operations that create a safe working environment.

  • Make sure all programs operate in a manner that keeps all employees safe.

  • Comply with all applicable safety policies and regulations, especially in manufacturing areas.


  • Maintain the tool system for stocking, tracking, usage and ordering of hand tools, carbide inserts and other small consumable tooling for the shop floor.

  • Make sure all programs create a quality product that meets all tolerances.

  • Work with QA and production to ensure first article proof run is complete and within tolerances.

  • Designs fixtures for machining, assembly, welding and punching.

  • Assists in the maintenance, installation, and commissioning of machinery, equipment, and facilities in the plant

On-Time Delivery:

  • Ensure all CNC programming is complete and correct.

  • Programs should be issued in a timely manner and in advance of production schedule needs.

  • Maintain the system to control all CNC programs to aid in the manufacture of recurring parts.


· Research processes and present ideas to result in the most efficient and cost effective manufacturing methods and selection of appropriate cutting tools.

· Monitor operations on machines to assure that the proper tooling, cutters, and cutting speeds are being utilized

· Reduces machining costs by the implementation of improved tooling, methods, and speeds


  • Support employees with CNC program questions and issues, operator assistance and tooling issues.

  • Aid in training of CNC Operators. Liaison with external customers with tooling or other issues.

  • Cooperates and interacts with all levels of personnel with a teamwork approach.

  • Other duties as assigned


· College degree in manufacturing technology or programming is essential

· Two years of previous programming experience necessary in lieu of education of education

· 2 years CNC machining and/or CNC programming experience in an heavy manufacturing environment desirable.

Company Description

voestalpine SIGNALING USA develops high-end monitoring equipment for the railroad industry and is part of a large international group headquartered in Austria. voestalpine is a globally active group with a number of specialized companies that produce, process and further develop high-quality steel products (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)).


voestalpine Nortrak employees enjoy a generous benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance, retirement plan with a generous matching contribution, Employee Assistance Program, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, wellness programs , and competitive vacation benefits.

EEO / Minorities / Females / Veterans / Disabled / Drug-Free & E-Verify Employer

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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