CNC OPperator & Programmer - Aurora, OR

Employer: Van's Aircraft

Job Description:
CNC Operator and Programmer:
Van’s Aircraft strives to continually increase and improve our in-house manufacturing
capabilities. With the recent introduction of a CNC machining center, we seek skilled and
motivated individuals to join our team. We are currently looking for a competent CNC operator
and programmer to join either our day or swing shift.

Responsibilities Include
• Generating new 3D models from blueprints or physical parts and editing existing models
• CNC machine programming using CAM software and manual authoring of G Code
• CNC machine operation, including loading and unloading of parts and tools, setting up
and indicating fixtures, recognizing and remedying nonstandard machine sounds,
operations and broken tools
• Design, production and use of custom work holding fixtures
• Evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of manufacturing processes as well as
developing methods for improvement
Minimum Experience
• Machine/job-shop production experience and/or collegiate CAM curriculum
• 3D modeling in Solidworks and/or Fusion 360
• Generating toolpaths for CNC mills using CAM software such as Fusion 360, MasterCam,
GibbsCam, Solidworks CAM etc
• Understanding of G/M codes and how the machine interprets commands
• Ability to read blueprints and understanding of basic GD&T
Preferred Experience
• Operation of Haas CNC mill and lathe (4th and 5th axis experience a plus)
• Fixture design for parts with unusual geometry, and/or to reduce setups required
• General familiarity with manufacturing processes
• Independent problem-solving skills
• Experience with automated production systems a plus
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to

Contact Person:
Location: Aurora, OR
Application Method: To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on October 14, 2019
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