Machine Programmer – HEICO – Vista, CA

  • Full Time
  • Vista, CA
  • Applications have closed
  • Full Time
  • Vista, CA
  • Applications have closed


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$30 – $38 an hour

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Position Summary: Works closely with the Production Manager and Engineers to ensure all machine shop fabricated parts and newly designed parts and assemblies are fabricated to the company’s standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)
  • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs
  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting chucks, tools, attachments, collects, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads
  • Consider tools required to cut materials and program machines accordingly
  • Use computer software to model cutting paths and program machines accordingly
  • Perform quality assurance tests to ensure products meet design specifications
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Adjust machine cutting paths or settings to optimize production while maintaining quality
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces; adhering to international standards
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs. Troubleshoot and resolve problems with machines as they arise.
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Train employees on how to properly operate CNC machines and programs
  • Document actions by completing production and quality logs.

Requirements: Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • 1+ years of AS9100
  • Understanding of 5S System
  • 2+ years MasterCam experience required
  • 3 and 5 axis experience required
  • Advanced understanding of machine tool clearances, fixture offsets, and cutting tool offsets
  • Skilled in the use of indicators, gauges, and plate inspection methods for fixture pick-up, first article and in-process inspection of precision machined parts
  • Skilled at troubleshooting and resolving mechanical or logistical problems
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and closely follow directions
  • Available to work periodic mandatory weekends and overtime
  • Capable of standing for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work in a loud environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the management team.
  • Ability to verbally communicate, read and comprehend written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Ability to interpret blueprint and quality requirements
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Physical Demands and Work Environment
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee may have to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds at times. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee must regularly possess manual dexterity to put parts or pieces together quickly and accurately. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace,_ and complies with _ADA regulations as applicable.
This position falls under the International Traffic in Arm Regulation (ITAR). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b (a) (3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. Company will require proof of status prior to employment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 – $38.00 per hour

Work Location: Multiple Locations


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