BTD BTD_CNC Programmer in Washington, Illinois


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Company Overview: BTD is a fast growing metalworking company. We provide custom metalwork services for some of the world’s top brands. Our 900+ employees work from five facilities throughout the Midwest. We invest in our people, our equipment, and our facilities to offer our clients the best value possible. We are also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation, a publicly traded company on NASDAQ.

Summary: Programs CNC machines to insure quality and the most efficient machining processes are being practiced. Respond promptly to problems with CNC programs and processes. Continuously try to improve current CNC machining processes.

Safety is #1 at BTD: Our expectation is that every employee: 1) Strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) Promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment. 3) Makes regular suggestions for safety process improvements to support continuous improvement in safety.


Essential Functions: 1. Must be able to visualize and interpret blue prints and sketches. 2. Must be able to analyze blue prints and sketches determining the sequence of machine operations, proper tooling and machine speed and feed rates to determine where the part can be produced most cost effectively. 3. Write programs to ensure that the machinery will function within its limits and the output will meet required specifications. 4. Works closely with engineering and lead person by providing assistance and feedback as required. 5. Must have the ability to analyze, trouble shoot and resolve problems with the machining department as required. 6. Must have the ability and willingness to assist in the training of set up when required. 7. Must be able to set-up, operate and make necessary adjustments to any machines within the machining department required. 8. Assists Machining Supervisor/Manager/Engineering with identifying tooling needs. 9. Must make adjustments to programs to reflect revision changes as required by lead person and engineering. 10. Maintains a clean and safe work area. 11. Must be capable of using Gibbs, Solids and Autocad software programs to produce accurate programs. 12. Maintains all changes to set up sheets and digital pictures of setups and processes. 13. Conducts meetings to include engineering, manager and lead person to discuss updates and changes or problems 14. Ability to operate all machines within the machine department and is able to make minor adjustments as required. 15. Runs machines to prove out programs and identify any problems as needed.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Graduation from high school plus two years of technical training. Minimum two years directly related on the job experience.

Experience and Skills Required: At least two years of related mechanical and shop experience, which includes the following skills and abilities: 1. Ability to plan and organize work in a timely and effective manner. 2. Strong working knowledge of the production processes of machining equipment. 3. Strong working knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods and practices used in production machining operations. 4. Strong working knowledge of related safety requirements to include proper use of safety equipment and proper safety precautions such as lights, guards, switches, etc. 5. Ability to understand, follow and issue routine oral and written instructions. 6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 7. Must be very mechanically inclined, paying a high degree of attention to accuracy of work. 8. Strong working knowledge of Auto Cad and Solid Works software

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Requisition Number: 17-0208

Company: BTD Manufacturing, Inc.

Post Date: 7/21/2017

Title: BTDCNC Programmer

City: Washington

State: IL