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CNC Operator

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Abbotsford, BC
Langley, BC
Surrey, BC
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Full Time
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Manufacturing and Production

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Position: CNC Operator

Purpose of the Job

The CNC Operator is responsible for the machining process definition and implementation of processes in production for ongoing projects.


1.  Industrialization of on-going projects (80%)


  • Concurrent engineering
  • Defines or re-defines a machining process according to Methods AQI, defined targets and customer specifications
  • Defines and seeks approval for process changes
  • Chooses cutting tools and machining strategies
  • Writes specifications (VO) for CAM engineers
  • Follows the trial runs of new NC-tapes and manages feedbacks
  • Compiles technical files
  • Helps other to solve technical problems

2.  Follow up of technical improvements

  • Develops calculators and technical helps for the Manufacturing Engineers
  • Together with Senior ME’s; elaborates new machining strategies with proven performances
  • Tests and validates standard way of working (VO, cutting tools, strategies) for the department

3.  Gives support to other departments/plants

  • Provides technical support to subcontracting
  • Provides estimations to Bidding cell
  • Helps in concurrent engineering
  • Delivers technical support on demand

Profile Know How and Experience

1.  Education

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equal by experience

2.  Skills/Experience

  • Good knowledge of industrial development :
    • milling techniques
    • CNC machines
    • cutting tools
    • metal machining (steel, titanium, aluminium)
  • IT knowledge:
    • CATIA V5 (consulting)
    • Vericut (Cgtech),
    • Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Programming Skills
    • SPC
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills
  • Open to occasional travel
  • Communicative

Posted: March 20, 2017
Closes:May 19, 2017
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