JBT Corporation

CNC Programmer

Job Locations US-NC-Apex
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 months ago(7/29/2021 12:57 PM)
CNC Programmer


This position creates the computerized programs that operate the CNC machines located in the Machine Shop, including all applicable documents required for part manufacture.


The incumbent also manages all engineering changes and acts as a technical resource for machine operators concerning CNC programs.


Determine the best machining practices to produce the parts that are needed, taking care to reduce the number of overall activities as much as possible. Work with Engineering to clarify any concerns/questions on the part design. Determine the material requirements, tools, and fixtures to be used for the part manufacture assuring minimal scrap.


Create the computerized programs and provide all documents to produce parts where applicable for each machine. Make sure all documents are clear in content and all information is included.


Create all Bill of Materials (BOM) in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for parts to be manufactured in the machine shop.


Manage all engineering changes for the machine shop. Pull all programs and setup sheets off the floor to ensure no parts are made to the incorrect revisions.


Serve as technical resource for CNC machine operators. Interact with operators as needed on most effective and efficient procedures to machine parts. Answer any questions on set-up requirements and may act as a resource during first article runs.


Support CNC machines and personnel, as needed, in machine shop, including training all new employees on CNC machining centers.


Order supplies, tooling, etc. for the shop and all shop personnel.


Contact contractors and schedule necessary equipment/machine maintenance and repairs, as needed, throughout the shop.



Minimum of associate’s degree in programming or engineering, or other related discipline, or an equivalent amount of industry experience.


Required Skills


Must be proficient with SolidWorks modeling software.

At least 3 - 5 years experience.


Must be proficient with CAMWorks manufacturing software or similar software that works within SolidWorks (Mastercam,GibbsCAM,ESPIRIT)

At least 3 - 5 years experience.


Must be proficient in programming CNC machining MILLING centers with either Fanuc Series 18 or above controllers or Mazatrol Nexus 2 controllers.

At least.3 - 5 years experience.


Must have the ability to create fixturing and tooling for manufacturing processes as needed through the use of SolidWorks modeling.

At least 3 - 5 years experience.


Must have previous experience operating CNC milling machines, and the ability to read CNC machine code.

At least 3 years experience.


Must have the ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and schematics.


Preferred Experience, Education and Skills


Must have intermediate level skills in Microsoft Office software suite.


Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.


Must have good written and oral communication skills.



JBT Corporation offers the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage and 401(k) plan.



It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org


You may also call Megan Centers at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.






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