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ADY CAM Programmer

Company: Alabama Dynamics Company
Location: Calera
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:


Founded in 1974, Alabama Dynamics is a mid-to-large size fabrication, machining, and paint shop located in Calera, Alabama. We specialize in building custom equipment and parts for the steel, oil, mining, minerals processing, pyro processing, and waterworks industries. Our facility has a working area of 63,000 square feet under craneway, with 10,500 additional square feet of indoor storage. Maximum weight handled is 50 tons, and maximum size handled is 15' wide by 60' length. We pride ourselves on delivering quality products and service with every project we complete. Responsibilities Position CAM programmer / tooling and fixture designer, Alabama Dynamics Location Calera, AL Reports to General Manager - Alabama Dynamics Description Seeking a CAM Programmer that has the experience to implement CAM into a well-established fabrication and Job Shop machining environment that is moving from manual G-code programming to CAM. This position will be responsible for building optimized machining programs for production runs of captive large valves and drawings, design fixtures, and utilizing knowledge of different tooling and tooling suppliers and CAM to produce an accurate part better than the competition. Have you seen it done and want to take all that you have learnt and create the best system possible? Are you prepared to work through changing "the way we have always done it", and work with a manufacturing engineers to optimize tooling, our tooling room, creating setups and setup sheets? Can you look at the big picture and work through the development phases. Are you a team player who wants to take everybody with you to make Alabama Dynamics the best it can be? Are you going to be able to earn the respect of long-term very experienced employees? Are you good at working in a high paced changing environment? Then let's talk ! Scope of Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of the CAM program in Alabama Dynamics.
  • Develop programs for CNC mills and lathes, maximizing quality and output.
  • Write programs for 3, 4, and 5 axis machining centers including complex surfaces.
  • Provide good feedback and promote good communication.
  • Retrieve CAD data from customers, supplied as files, and translate these files to the proper format to read files into offline programming software for designing, detailing and changes as per shop requirements.
  • Create user friendly programs for minimally skilled operators and experienced CNC programmers, with focus on ease of use.
  • Troubleshoot and edit programs at machines as required.
  • Assist operators by answering questions pertaining to any problems found in the CNC programs and/or part files supplied.
  • Assist operators by answering questions pertaining to any problems found in the inspection sheets regarding tolerances.
  • Inspect and measure finished products and compare them with requirements to determine if the process has been completed properly.
  • Provide tooling and fixturing recommendations as applicable.
  • Develop and manage the tool data base, including a data base for each machine with tool data for different materials being machined.
  • Manage all shop floor programs and revisions.
  • Implementing probing on machines.
  • Continually work to improve and optimize programs and manufacturing processes.
  • Creates PO requisitions to order material, cutters, tooling, etc. For new jobs.
  • Create documentation necessary to manufacture parts including setup sheets.
  • Stays current with the latest technology and software upgrades.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors, vendors and customers.
  • Complete all required paperwork.
  • Keep work area clean and always organized.
  • Abide by and support all safety and quality system requirements.
  • Assist in quoting cycle times when required.
  • Prioritize continuous improvement to identify and implement processes that will improve productivity, quality, profitability, and safety.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Scope of role may change at the discretion of leadership.
  • A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities within timelines in a fast-paced environment. Work Environment:
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.
      • The employee frequently is required to talk and hear and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
      • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Qualifications

        Basic Qualifications
        • A minimum of ten (10) years of CAD/CAM experience on large CNC machine cutting equipment, including strong technical knowledge of machining processes.
        • A minimum of 5 years' experience with Solid works
        • A minimum of 5 years' operating large CNC HBM, VTL's and Lathes
        • Experience with Fanuc and Siemens controls
        • Previous experience in a quality system role would be an asset, including the ability to develop and disseminate information to other staff on processes.
        • Excellent written and oral communication skills
        • Be familiar with CNC manufacturing process planning.
        • Be comfortable with different tooling and tooling suppliers.
        • Be comfortable with fixture design.
        • Be familiar with G code and M code.
        • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and ERP systems. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. McWane Plant & Industrial. is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to perform substance abuse testing as needed. PI173017679

Keywords: Alabama Dynamics Company, Birmingham , ADY CAM Programmer, IT / Software / Systems , Calera, Alabama

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