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IMI Critical Engineering Numerical Control (NC) Programmer in Rancho Santa Margarita, California

IMI CCI, is the world's leading expert in providing engineered valve, actuation, and control solutions that enhance performance and reliability in critical plant applications. Power generation, oil and gas production, petrochemical, and pulp and paper facilities worldwide all rely on IMI CCI’s high integrity control systems for the safety of their operations. With more than forty years of providing critical service applications to clients, IMI CCI has nearly 2200 employees worldwide and revenue of approximately $600 million. This global organization has manufacturing facilities in the United States, Mexico, China, Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, the Czech Republic, South Korea, and Japan; sales and services offices in over fifteen countries and representatives in over sixty other countries. The company has grown aggressively over the past fifteen years as a result of both organic and acquisitive (SULZER, BTG, STI, Fluid Kinetics, ABJ) growth and plans to continue this pattern over the next decade.

Overview

We are looking for the immediate hire of a skilled, professional Numerical Control Programmer in our Rancho Santa Margarita, CA location. This person will work a 1 st shift schedule Monday through Friday and will work some Saturdays as needed. (Overtime paid) Excellent attendance is required in support of our manufacturing operations. Knowledge of CAM required; knowledge of Esprit software a plus!

Responsibilities

This person will report to the Manufacturing Engineer Manager and direct/plan numerical control programs to produce valve bodies and components from engineering drawings.

  • Responsible for writing of new and maintenance of existing programs.

  • Investigates new cost reduction developments and applications for N/C operation (e.g. tools, methods, CAM)

  • Directs the preparation of N/C and CAM documentation for use by NC Programming manufacturing personnel.

  • Coordinates N/C and CAM methods and design criteria with other manufacturing and Engineering personnel. Meets with Manufacturing and Manufacturing engineering management to resolve N/C related production problems.

  • Manages the maintenance of N/C and CAM files and computer based data systems, including shop floor Direct Numerical Control (DNC) system.

  • Provides shop support for continuing N/C machine operations.

  • Evaluates engineering drawings to determine parts and tooling which can be economically and efficiently produced by N/C operations.

  • Determines the cutting tool path, speeds and feeds, and methods to be used on N/C machine tool.

  • Maintains and revises programs to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.

  • Prepares programs, including “Master Family of Parts” programs, for N/C machines through computer equipment.

  • Develops and prepares N/C documentation for use by machine operators.

  • Assists machine operators in tool and tape proofing.

  • Maintains tape library and related records.

  • Writes and/or revises programs to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.

  • Investigates new tooling/methods.

  • Must have effective communication skills with ability to interact across platforms with internal/external stakeholders

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of N/C machines, methods and practices in planning and defeloping operational programs for N/C machines.

  • Must have the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and designs.

  • Knowledge of Esprit (version 2014 or later) 2-1/2 access turn/mill CNC programming.

  • Familiarity with general machine shop practices, production layout practices, sequences, tooling arrangements, machine setup, and instructions for machining operations.

  • Some knowledge of Esprit Post Development a plus

  • Needs experience in 2 axis lathe (VTL is a plus) and 3 axis mill

  • A background in machining is preferred, as well as experience with Solid Works

Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school OR six months to one year related experience and/or training; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Computer literate (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Solidworks and AutoCad).

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job ID 2019-31900

# of Openings 1

Category Manufacturing/Production

Platform IMI Critical Engineering

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