CNC Lathe Programmer

Madison Heights, MI 48071

Job Function: Manufacturing Job Number: JN -032023-105012 Salary: $60,000 - $75,000 Experience Level: Salaried Associates and Specialists

Job Description

The primary function of the CNC Lathe Programmer position is the programming of new jobs and the improvement of existing jobs according to the production schedule to meet customer requirements.


Health Insurance package including medical, dental, and vision

401K w/company match


Writes or modifies programs using MasterCam, checks and optimizes programs using Vericut, and creates setup sheets and machining instructions.

Assist machinists with troubleshooting or other related machining questions.

Properly identify tooling to be used via a tool management system.

Identify and design work holding as needed.

Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speeds, feed, coolant flow, and depth of cut.

Standardize machining practices using canned cycles and routines.

Make program adjustments after the first run to optimize the process and gain repeatability for future lots.

Renishaw programming and Productivity Plus knowledge. Understanding probing macro codes, and machine variables.


H.S. Diploma required.

5+ years MasterCam experience.

Total 10+ years of CNC experience including on 2, 3, 4, and 5+ axis kinematic machines, performing setup and programming lathe with Live tooling, Swiss, and Hardinge type machines.

Proficiency in the use of measuring tools; micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, height gauges, optical comparator, thread gauges, etc.

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, understand GD&T

Additional Information

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person's age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

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Tina Churchill-Spencer
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