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Applications Engineer

Anderson Manufacturing Hebron, KY

  • Expired: May 04, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description Applications Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION Summary/Objective The Applications Engineer will program, setup and process parts while maintaining communication with Engineering, Quality, Production, Maintenance and Applications Co-Workers and support staff. Essential Functions Develop, write and modify CNC mill and lathe programs and Swiss machine programs (Mazatrol/G Code) Use cycle time reduction to make programs efficient and reduce wasted time Program long hand to make modifications Effectively utilize GibbsCam and Solid Works Quickly and efficiently set up and complete first-run tests Possess tooling knowledge and tooling background Install, set up and qualify tooling on lathes, mills and Swiss turn machines Ability to troubleshoot related problems Have an understanding of when and where to use different products and vendors for different applications Install, set up and qualify fixtures and work holding for Lathes and Mills Ability to manage a turnkey project from start to finish Work with engineering, sales and senior management to provide cycle time estimates for quotes, job costing and concepts for new and existing projects Interact with Machine Maintenance Department to troubleshoot machine issues Utilization of machine tool manuals, technical documents, internal and vendor resources to research machine issues Competencies CNC and Swiss Turn Technical Capacities Collaboration Skills. Project Management Results Driven. Ethical Conduct. Communication Proficiency. Supervisory Responsibility Dotted line responsibility for machinists/programmers in training. Work Environment This job operates on a manufacturing plant floor as well as in a plant office environment. This role routinely uses CNC Mills, Lathes and Swiss Turn machines as well as standard office equipment such as computers, phones, printers, and photocopiers. 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. This would require the ability to stand and walk on concrete floors, lift, climb, stoop, bend or stand on a platform as necessary. Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the “core” work hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and must work a minimum of 40 hours each week. Travel Limited travel is expected for this position.

(Less than 10%) Required Education and Experience 1. 5 years of background and experience in CNC Lathe/Mill programming and setup 2. Background and experience in Swiss turn setup and programming 3.

Ability to utilize GibbsCam and SolidWorks and to input information into documents created in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) 4. 5 years of experience with tool selection 5. Knowledge and troubleshooting of CNC controls; especially Mazatrol 6.

Ability to work without direct supervision and to provide routine reports to upper management 7. Ability to use industrial tools and equipment such as mechanical hand tools, power drills, taps, grinders, drill presses, bench grinders, etc. 8. Must be mechanically inclined with ability to read and understand drawings Additional Eligibility Qualifications 1.

Ability to work independently and provide exceptional internal customer support 2. Ability to be flexible with hours if necessary 3. Positive attitude and desire to learn new technology 4.

Must possess verifiable and steady work history. 5. Associate’s degree is preferred Other Duties 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. Company Description In business for over 50 years, Anderson Manufacturing is a premier manufacturer of firearms.

Anderson has provided quality manufacturing services for a wide variety of end-users from automotive, to medical to weaponry. We have supported our troops, made automobiles more dependable, and provided solutions for hundreds of manufacturing problems. We have manufactured parts for hundreds of thousands of AR-15 rifles.

We are making history with the invention of the world's only AR-15 that never needs oiling. With the continuous improvement of our facilities and equipment, including the installation of over 20 new Mazak Horizontal Machining Centers and Multi-Axis Turning Centers, we are unique in our commitment to grow and grow better. With reviews on a regular basis of our management policies and production techniques, we strive for excellence in all we do. We take pride in our company and in the USA. Nearly 40% of our workforce are US Veterans.

Anderson Manufacturing


Hebron, KY



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