CNC Programmer

Senior Aerospace Spencer - 28510 Industry Dr, Valencia, CA 91355, USA

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Spencer Aerospace
Vacancy title
CNC Programmer
Senior Aerospace Spencer - 28510 Industry Dr, Valencia, CA 91355, USA
Advertised salary
$41,600 - $58,240
Employment type
Working pattern
7am - 4pm
Closing date
06 January 2024

Who is Senior plc?

Senior is a FTSE listed (symbol SNR) international manufacturing Group with 26 operations in 12 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. We have a long history of well-respected brands and an excellent reputation in our key market sectors. Senior delivers value to its customers and shareholders via operational excellence that is underpinned by its people and processes.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Senior Aerospace Spencer?

Senior Aerospace Spencer is an engineer-driven organization focused on high-pressure hydraulic fluid fittings for use in commercial and military aerospace applications. We specialize in source-controlled, standard, and proprietary fittings. Senior Aerospace Spencer also identifies solutions for fluid conveyance challenges related to fitting applications. Our engineering capabilities include conceptual design assistance, modeling, testing and qualification. Our senior engineering professionals are active members of the SAE G3 Fluid Fitting committee and are recognized industry-wide for their expertise.

We are a domestic, in-house, on-site manufacturing company with over 300+ aggregate years of manufacturing, engineering and quality experience.

Position Summary:

The CNC Programmer is responsible for generating, modifying, and proving CNC programs for lathes and mill turn machining centers to guarantee safe, high quality and efficient manufacturing of couplings and dampers. The position also handles the specification, selection and testing of cutting tools and fixtures for the CNC machines. The CNC Programmer supports production in process improvements. The programmer is the owner and key user of the CAM system.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop CNC Programs (from blueprint using G&M code, from 3D models using CAD/CAM software)
  • Operate CNC machines to test and verify CNC programs and prove programs and processes
  • Develop and implement process improvements
  • Troubleshoot machining process and/or CNC programs
  • Source cutting tools and fixtures
  • Maintain tool data and CNC programs in Tool Database (Coscom)
  • Review product designs for manufacturability and completeness (GNPI - new product introduction process)
  • Assist in developing production routings for ERP system (JobPack)
  • Design of production related parts (i.e., fixtures, assembly aids)
  • Assist in developing raw material specification for manufacturing
  • Develop and update QS procedures and work instructions related to machining processes
  • Document and standardize programming processes
  • Assist in developing CNC operator training materials
  • Generate and update drawings (equipment design and layout)
  • Assist in estimating and evaluating production costs (new products, service projects)
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned


Required Education

  • High School degree or equivalent

· Associates or Bachelors Preferred

· Completed CAD/CAM class(es) and Machining Class(es)

Required Qualifications

  • At 3-5 years’ experience in an equivalent position
  • Demonstrated history of innovative process development and improvement
  • Working knowledge of precision measuring tools
  • Experience with metric blueprints
  • Expert in CAD/CAM & CNC Programming
  • Expert in G Codes
  • Experience in drafting/CAD (2D/3D)
  • CNC Machine operation turning and milling (Siemens 840D controller preferred)
  • Strong math skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Creative Thinking
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Self-Motivated
  • Must work well under tight time constraints
  • Critical attention to detail
  • Strong follow-up and follow through

Physical Demands

  • Required to perform physical tasks and move about the facility.
  • Must regularly push and pull production related equipment.
  • Lifting of items not to exceed 50 lbs.
  • Required to use proper PPE (safety glasses, steel toe shoes, hearing protection, gloves, etc. based on task)
  • Combination of office and plant environment - estimated at 50/50
  • Exposed to any number of elements, but none present to the extent of being disagreeable

If an offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR, and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees, or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and if so, to assess their country of chargeability for trade compliance control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.