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Manufacturing - CAD/CAM - SolidWorks - Technician - TX

Fort Worth, TX · Architecture/Engineering
Our Client: IS a $30M, fully-integrated manufacturer, operating from a 100,000 square foot facility in Southern California.  

Manufacturing - CAD/CAM - SolidWorks - Technician

The Manufacturing CAD/CAM Technician is responsible for creating/editing 3D models using SolidWorks and for creating/editing/setting up single Numerical Control (NC) programs for turret punch presses and nested files for laser cutting using SigmaNest Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software.
  • Must be able to work in an expansive, highly active manufacturing environment and learn production processes and resolve issues directly in the production area.
  • Embrace the cross-training culture by a willingness to learn other jobs or tasks within the facility.
  • Know and abide by company rules and policies with regards to safety and conduct, including the use and maintenance of company provided PPE.
  • Flexible schedule is required in regards to overtime and start time according to work volumes.
  • Design, model, and test prototypes assemblies of products in SolidWorks.
  • Generate all NC programs for steel metal laser and CNC turret punch presses utilizing SigmaNest CAM programming software.
  • Read and interpret work orders/drawings/blueprints/sketches, along with written and verbal instructions to produce and edit part drawings/layouts in Solid Works and print part layouts for manufacturing.
  • Capable of trouble shooting and resolving issues with programs or missing NCs.
  • Perform visual and dimensional inspections of parts as requested by operators or supervisors.
  • Collaborate with office personnel, leads, and shop floor personnel to answer customer or sales questions about orders and manufacturing issues related to drawings or assemblies.
Looking for:
  • Two or more years of sheet metal design using SolidWorks 2014 or above for modeling and design.
  • Two or more years of turret/laser programming using a CAM software for programming sheet metal parts.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
  • Communicate and work well in routine/unplanned circumstances with sales, Team Leads, and shop personnel.
  • Experience using SigmaNest a plus.
  • Experience operating a Laser or CNC Turret Punch a plus.
  • Understanding of 5S and lean manufacturing a plus.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a custom manufacturing environment.
  • Solidworks: 2 years (Required)
  • NC programming of turrets/Laser using a CAM software: 2 years (Preferred)
Manufacturing - CAD/CAM - SolidWorks - Technician
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