CNC Programmer - Herrick & White

Cumberland, RI 02864

Posted: 08/01/2018 Industry: Machine Operations Job Number: 1038

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates  for Herrick & White in Cumberland, RI.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

Herrick & White Architectural Woodworkers is looking to hire a CNC Programmer to coordinate machining centers to perform a series of operations to exact tolerance and finishing specifications.

COMPANY NAME:   Herrick & White Architectural Woodworkers

JOB TITLE: CNC Programmer

LOCATION:   Cumberland, RI

SALARY:  $14  to $22  per hour (Based on experience)

Key Responsibilities:
  • Read and create blueprints, process plans, program setup sheets, holding fixture location, diagrams, etc. to help setup and prepare CNC machines for operation
  • Pull and create CNC part drawings from Shop Drawings
  • Interpret part drawings to develop sequence of machining operations
  • Resolve complex or unusual design problems
  • Suggest design or material changes when alternate configurations appear appropriate
  • Prepare and compile reference materials for CNC procedures
  • Determine material and fabrication methods to be used, if not explicitly specified; calculate sizes, dimensional relationship of parts, working tolerances
  • Produce G-code to run in-house CNC equipment using available software
  • Make modifications to CNC Post Processor as needed
  • Train operators for basic CNC operations
  • Be able to turn on machine, calibrate to zero point, set height and diameter offsets, and put into safe mode in accordance with manufacturer’ s instructions
  • Use safe work practices and Lock Out / Tag Out associated with setting up a CNC machine
  • Contribute to the cohesion and productivity of the team through demonstrated willingness to cooperate with and assist coworkers, and communicate openly and honestly

  • Computer skills highly desired; CAD/CAM a plus (Current software knowledge requirements: AutoCAD, AlphaCam, CadCode, Excel, Access)
  • CNC programming background of CNC Routers and Point to Point machining centers
  • Strong knowledge of mathematics including fraction/decimal conversion, and some geometry; trigonometry helpful
  • Must have above-average mechanical aptitude, including previous experience operating CNC Horizontal Machining Center and the ability to read machine code
  • Must be proficient with calipers, micrometers, and height gages
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent work habits, attention to detail, and concern for quality
  • Experience in an Architectural Millwork shop environment is preferred


Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and the employer  will make the final hiring decisions.


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