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CNC Programmer

Digital Design and Fabrication Los Angeles ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Digital Design & Fabrication is a cutting-edge agency of art fabricators and builders specializing in custom manufacturing based in Los Angeles. We bring projects to life with full-scale & turn-key activations using state-of-the-art technology.

A crew of experts in the realm of custom design fabrication and looking to grow our core team with a CAM Programmer/CNC Operator with experience in design fabrication to help us level up. 

At DDF we look for candidates with growth opportunity, and therefore focus on individual purpose within the company. If you want to grow within the industry DDF is right for you!

Learn more by checking out ddfla.com

Key Roles:

  • CAM Programming: Programming of CNC machinery using CAM softwares: RhinoCAM and Powermill & Omax
  • 3D modeling and 2D drawing using CAD softwares (Rhino + Solidworks)
  • Ability to accurately sketch ideas & designs, before & during project
  • CNC Operator: Maintain, setup and operate the following equipment: CNC Mill, CNC Router, CNC Laser, CNC Water Jet, 6-axis Robotic Arm

  • Fabrication: Use of various manual shop tools including table saw, band saw, grinders, and basic shop hand tools

Responsibilities

(General)

  • Hold client information securely and only internally
  • Working from engineering blueprints, machines parts to very close tolerances and specified finishes 
  • Proficient with CAD software. (Create 3D models/2D drawings, dimension, title block, organize files) 
  • Creating CAD from scratch when given ideas by client
  • Understand feeds and speeds for metals, plastics, foams, wood and other common or uncommon materials
  • Organize project phases
    • knowledge on basics of construction, building materials, and their methods
  • Set-up and operates various CNC mills and lathes insuring machine cycle times and tool life is optimized
  • Must be able to adjust offsets on the machine and change inserts and tools as needed 
  • Inspect and approve your own machined parts and conduct Statistical Process Control as required 
  • Check and verify machine maintenance has been done on equipment - routine
  • When required, edit programs to machine special parts and tools 
  • Must be able to tear down set-ups and prepare tooling for the next job prior to finishing the current job. For example, should be preparing the next set-up while the machine is in cycle time. 
  • Continuously improve machine set-up times and switch overs. 

Skills and Experience::

  • High School graduate or equivalent 
  • 3+ yrs Strong and coherent understanding on CAM Programs 
  • 3+ yrs CAD
  • 3+ years of successful experience operating various CNC machines
  • Strong math skills 
  • Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of machining codes
  • Must have knowledge of metallurgy and various raw materials including plastics 
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints 
  • Ability to use Micrometers, Calipers, Height gage and all other precision measuring equipment 
  • Ability to pass programming codes competence test 

Physical Demand

 • Moderate lifting required, 200 lbs

• Work Environment 

• Requires PPE including eye protection and proper attire

Details:

Full Time Employment (after 90-day probationary review period)

$22-$35 (Rate based on experience)

Performance review (after 6 months)

Employee Benefits:

2 Weeks paid vacation every calendar year

1 Paid Holiday (Starting after 180 days of employment)

Digital Design and Fabrication

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