Sr CNC Programmer at Smith & Nephew (Memphis, TN)

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Create programs for CNC equipment using CAD/CAM software. Improve and optimize machining processes by reviewing material removal rates for optimum tool life and increased efficiency. Insures successful completion of CNC programming goals set forth by management.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Create and maintain multi-axis CNC programs to produce parts using CAD/CAM software. Experience applying NX, Powermill, Powershape, Partmaker or UG optimization tools is a plus.
  • Experience in developing and implementing solutions in a regulated production manufacturing processes.
  • Develop CNC machining processes by selecting the chucking device, cutting tools, tool arrangement, and cutting speeds and feeds with emphasis on standardization.
  • Witness the CNC program prove out on the machine tool and correct the programs as required.
  • Prepare detailed work instructions and supervise machining process validations including operator training. Communicate effectively with Manufacturing Engineering, Product Development Engineering, plant personnel, and individuals outside the company.
  • Maintain the master CNC program directory, through proper file management techniques, to insure the integrity of CNC programs.
  • Implement and report cost improvements.
  • Coordinates and assigns programming tasks to other programmers as needed.
  • Assist in the design of jigs, tools, fixtures, and special equipment for CNC applications.
  • Ensure compliance with current CNC programming standards and best practices.
  • Assist in the selection of new equipment.
Other job functions:

Follow all programming file management procedures, set by the company and/or applicable Quality Specifications to insure compliance of CNC programs with our Quality Management System.

Function as subject matter expert and mentor for other programmers and machinists.

Work with multi-functional teams on improvement projects or kaizen events.
Education And/Or Experience

High school graduate. College or technical degree not mandatory but is a definite plus. Minimum five years of CNC programming experience to include three years' experience using CAD/CAM software. Multi axis Mill/Turn and robotic experience is a plus.

Must be able to react to normal machine scheduling and emergency requirements to maintain a steady flow of parts through CNC equipment. Assignments may also originate from opportunities that develop on the production floor.
Language skills:

Create documents and verbally communicates in a clear, concise and effective format.
Mathematical skills:

Strong math background including trigonometry.
Reasoning ability:

Analytical ability to solve production manufacturing problems.

COMMENTS: This job description is an outline of the major recurring responsibilities of the job and is not intended to be all-inclusive of the work to be performed. The incumbent(s) will typically perform other related job objectives and special assignments.
About Us:

Smith+Nephew has a proud history of more than 160 years of improving health around the world. While we have grown significantly from our beginnings as a small family pharmacy in Hull, England, our caring spirit has remained the same.
Care, Collaboration, & Courage:

Care means that we show empathy and understanding for each other, our customers, and patients.

Collaboration means we work together as a team, based on mutual trust and respect.

Courage is about continuous learning, innovation, and accountability.

Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

"Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without the need for employer sponsorship. Smith and Nephew will not hire any applicants for Sr Manufacturing Engineer who require employer sponsorship for a non-immigrant visa."

Smith+Nephew provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
More Information on Smith & Nephew
Smith & Nephew operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Andover, MA. Smith & Nephew was founded in 2022. It has 15318 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 100 open jobs at Smith & Nephew, click here.
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