CADREX: CNC Programmer - Agawam, MA

Employer: Cadrex Agagwam

Job Description:
Cadrex is seeking a CNC programmer to utilize CAD/CAM software to program and/or operate conventional, special purpose and numerical control (NC) turret presses and laser machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts.

Key Responsibilities

Develops specifications from general description and utilizes CAD/CAM software to produce required product.
Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated.
Confers with engineers, production personnel, or others to resolve fabrication or assembly problems.
Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, and depth and angel of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control media.
Selects holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials to meet production specification.
Determines material and all tooling necessary for subsequent fabrication.
Works directly with production and engineering to layout process required to manufacture parts and/or assemble.
Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance features, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.
May set up and operate machines on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data as required, in absence of set up staff.

Must have the ability to set up machines as required.
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Must pass Blueprint reading training class within three months of job start date.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

High School Diploma
One year college program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
About Us

CADREX Manufacturing Solutions is a leading provider of complex sheet metal and machined production parts, assemblies, and weldments for a variety of end markets, including electrical transmission and distribution, warehouse automation, technology, aerospace & defense, medical, food, and industrials. With locations in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, and Monterrey Mexico, CADREX offers numerous in-house manufacturing capabilities, including laser cutting, sheet metal fabrication, complex assembly, CNC punching, CNC machining, forming, robotic welding, stamping, fastener insertion, and tool and die manufacturing, to effectively serve customers with lights-out manufacturing capabilities for mid- to high-volume production. For more information, visit

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

10 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay
Ability to commute/relocate:

Agawam, MA 01001: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
Work Location: In person

Health insurance
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On-going need to fill this role

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Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $80,000 - $100,000 /YR

Posted on April 06, 2023

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