Develops and writes Computer Numerical Control ﴾CNC﴿ Programs for machine tools. Coordinates manufacturing processes in industrial plant by performing the following duties.
Specific Responsibilities will include:
Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods.
Analyzes and plans space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
Confers with equipment suppliers to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
Writes instruction sheets and cutter lists to guide setup and operation of machine.
Writes program of machine instructions in symbolic language to encode numerical control database to regulate movement of machine along cutting path.
Compares or computer output with original program to assure accuracy of machine instructions.
Revises program to eliminate instruction errors or omissions.
Observes operation of machine on trial run to validate machine efficiency or programmed instructions.
Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.