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CNC Programmer

Major Responsibilities / Opportunity

Working from a schedule, you will develop daily work programs for CNC systems detailed below; Assists with product design, testing and/or analysis of work; Operates in a team environment; Provides input to design solutions from a manufacturing/tooling standpoint.  

Essential Functions

  • Create and maintain a “Standard” nesting library for common parts.
  • CNC program development, debug, and validation using RADAN software and Salvagnini proprietary software.
  • Set up of manufacturing equipment for new designs, tooling configuration.
  • Assist with maintenance, trouble shooting and support of manufacturing equipment.
  • Interface with Production Scheduling to be aware of production needs.
  • Keep work area clean and organized.
  • Performs frequent quality checks.
  • Work within all safety guidelines.
  • Cross train on various machines, and platforms.
  • Actively seeks out improvement opportunities to streamline processes and reduce costs in manufacturing, engineering, and sales.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 4 years of CNC programming, set-up, machining and debugging of programs related to Punch Press, Shear, Folding, Plasma cutting equipment
  • Minimum 2 yrs. programming using RADAN or Salvagnini proprietary code, however, company will also consider someone that has experience with Mechanical Desktop, AutoCAD, PRO-E and SolidWorks
  • Familiar with lean manufacturing techniques, process improvements, and post process work
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)

Performance Measures

  • Safety - Follows all safety rules
  • Quality - Ensures only high-quality products leave the plant
  • Productivity - Meets expectations of the job
  • Job Knowledge - Learns quickly and doesn't need to a lot of questions
  • Attendance - Meets required attendance policies
  • Initiative - Is willing to help out in other areas to get product out
  • Team Work - Works well with team members and other departments
  • Judgement - Makes good decisions when needed

Our core purpose is to make Nystrom a great place to work. We achieve this everyday by living by our core values of Profitable Growth, Lead by Example, Customer First, Raise the Bar, and Balance. 

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