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CNC Programmer


As a CNC Programmer, you will work closely with our Business Planning Teams to develop programming for technology-dependent manufacturing equipment such as Laser Cutting, Plasma Cutting, and Waterjet cutting. You will work closely with the Business Operations Team and Technology Integration Specialist to provide assistance with programming troubleshooting and changes during operation when needed. As a part of a general technology team, you will cross-train with your team to achieve seamless support for the Business Operations Team.

This job description does not describe all activities, duties, responsibilities, or physical demands that are required of the employee for this job. Likewise, the work environment described is merely representative. Duties, responsibilities, activities, physical demands, and work environment may change at any time, with or without notice.


  • Read production schedules & plan ahead for effective time management.
  • Read and interpret technical blueprints and/or design models.
  • Analyze drawings to determine dimensions and choose processing methods and machine parameters.
  • Input the product design into the computer modeling software.
  • Develop CNC programs for production.
  • Modify existing programs for different machines.
  • Modify machine settings and CNC programming as necessary.
  • Troubleshooting issues during the manufacturing process.
  • Training new staff on machine operation procedures.
  • Comply with all operating procedures, instructions, and safety rules.
  • Communicate effectively with and work well with others, including TIS Team Members, Production & Supervision staff.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE, AND PROFICIENCIES: High school diploma or GED w/ Basic Math Skills. Completion of a technical or associate degree or equivalent work experience. Ability to read and interpret design blueprints. Experience with 2D Drawing and 3D Solid Modeling. Experience with CNC Programming (2D and 3D cutting applications a plus). Experience with CNC Computer Modeling Software a plus (SigmaNest, ArTube, EdgeCam). Strong attention to detail. Ability to work independently and stick to a deadline. Ability to work extended hours when required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will encounter long periods of sitting and/or standing along with occasional walking of long distances.  The employee may be required to reach, grasp, push, and pull grating material of various sizes and weights up to 75 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee will encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the essential duties of this job the employee is regularly working on the production floor. The work environment requires the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Exposure to noise, dust, heat, and cold on a regular basis. Exposure to machine and tool hazards requires care and attention to safety rules and standards.

EEO STATEMENT: Ohio Gratings, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)