5 Axis Programmer/Machinist

Location: Cape Canaveral, FL

Title: CNC Machinist

Clearance: N/A | Citizenship Requirement: US Citizenship | Req #: 2538 | Salary: Competitive

Sidus Space teams have supported launches via pressurized launch vehicle to International Space Station with Payloads that envelope and easily accommodates 32U form factor. Our Satellite technologies are certified for ISS safety separately. We offer low-cost solutions and frequent flight opportunities with Small Satellite Focused Complete End To End Advocacy and Support to our customers. Our services include competitive and state of the art technologies:

CNC 5-Axis Milling and Multi-Axis Turning
CNC Swiss Screw Machining
CMM, VCMM Quality Inspection
EDM Wire and Waterjet Cutting
3-D Printing

Job Description:

The candidate selected for this role will interpret technical drawings and use knowledge to set up metal working processes, work holding fixtures, process steps, equipment, and tooling selection. Efficiently write programs on 2&3 – 5 axis machines using Mastercam. The programmer will set up and prove out processes on 5 Axis CNC Mazak & Haas machines. The programmer will operate the machine manually to perform non-automated functions and when automatic programming is faulty or the machine malfunctions. You will have a complete working knowledge of GD&T (ANSI Y14.5) and be proficient in reading/understanding part manufacturing drawings. Candidate may Fabricate Dies, Jigs, and Fixtures for workpiece orientation or work holding. The candidate will work with and provide feedback to various departments and customers within the shop and externally. The candidate will monitor CNC processes and implement proactive solutions; process improvements, line flow, quality, efficiency and develop machine set-ups, program edits, and working with tolerances to +/- .0001”.

Position Requirements:
  • Must have Minimum of 5 years experience:
    5 (3+2-axis) CNC programming and machining
    Using Mastercam Software.
    Measurement and inspecting own parts using micrometers, calipers, optical comparators, and various other inspection equipment.
    Experience on Mazak & Haas machining centers.
    Ability to read CAD models and 2-D prints and update paperwork neatly, accurately, and in an organized manner.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    Experience with programming of several other CNC Milling centers and controls (Fanuc/Mazatrol/Heidenhain) a plus.
    Mastery of high speed machining and tool path optimization.
    Must possess trouble-shooting skills and ability to think critically.
    Must be able to work independently, but also demonstrate an ability to work productively within a team environment.
    Flexible, ability to work in a fast pace constantly changing environment with tight deadlines.
    Although a first shift position, may require periodic 2nd shift and weekend work.

    Physical Demands:

    Requires repetitive movement
    Requires standing
    Requires walking
    Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls
    Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment
    Capable of bending, reaching and lifting objects weighing up to 35 lbs

    Work Environment:

    Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
    Job tasks are performed may be in close physical proximity to other people

  • N/A

Sidus Space is an EEO Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other non-job-related protected status. All candidates selected will be subject to a security background investigation and must meet all eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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