General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems

Swiss Turn CNC Programmer & Set Up

Job Locations US-PA-Red Lion
Requisition ID
Position Type
Full Time
Manufacturing and Production


Setup and Program CNC Swiss Turn Lathes. Uses machinists' hand tools, analyzing specifications according to drawings, shop mathematics, machining. Setup and program CNC Swiss Turn Lathes

Major Position Responsibilities

  • Reads and interprets drawings to determine machining to be done to produce raw goods
  • Utilizes computer software to measure and analyze part models (Mastercam)
  • Must be able to program using canned cycles and G Code at machine control
  • Must be able to calculate surface feeds and chip loads using calculator and charts
  • Must be familiar with GD&T
  • Must have strong trigonometry skills
  • Will be required to set up, program and run Nexturn Swiss Turn Lathes
  • Background using Fanuc Style controls preferred
  • Accurate documentation of his/her daily work utilizing company ERP system.
  • Daily use of all standard measuring devices will be required.
  • Uses hand and power tools to deburr parts as required
  • Must be capable of working overtime and weekends on little or no notice.
  • Other duties as requested.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Program and Setup CNC Swiss Turn Lathes with minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Must be able to work independently to program CNC Swiss Turn Lathes
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Blue print reading knowledge
  • GD&T Knowledge


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