CNC Programmer/Designer

Materion Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 5 months ago


Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutions and services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics, telecommunications, commercial aerospace, defense, medical, automotive, and many more.

Our products, services and expertise help enable our customers' technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world's only integrated "mine-to-mill" supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites.

As a team of 2,600 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In 2017, we generated over $1B+ in revenues and made an exciting new acquisition that expanded our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

For more information, check out our video "Materion Is" along with other videos of us showing you how we're Making a Difference our shared purpose of" Making Advanced materials that Improve the World."

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Reporting to the Production Manager, this position will be responsible for supporting the activities of engineering and complex machining by creating solid models of tooling and fixturing, converting models to drawings, posting solid models to MasterCAM and programming various CNC Machines to produce machined prototype parts for production.


  • Design tooling, fixtures and parts in Solidworks

  • Create and update programs for several CNC machines

  • Solid understanding of GD&T to produce finished drawings

  • Order tooling and equipment

  • Address questions and train other machinists and operators

  • Participate in process and design review meetings

  • Job cost estimating

  • Works well with all production operators, has a hands on approach (major shop floor presence)

  • Works effectively with and responds appropriately to MCI customers and customer representatives as directed

  • Maintains consistent attendance as scheduled to support business and operational needs

  • Communicate and coordinate with other Materion locations

  • Comfortable wearing all forms of personal protective equipment devices such as respirators and protective gloves, work shoes, and eyewear as required

  • Strong safety and health mindset

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associate's degree in Machine Tool Technology or Engineering Technology, Drafting and Design, plus 3-5 years employment in a comparable setting or 5+ years in CNC machine programming and operation or engineering design

  • Solid understanding of tool design for forming/pressing operations

  • Understanding of customer specifications and tolerancing

  • Six Sigma experience preferred

  • Demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communications required

  • Strong organizational skills, self-managed, participative, able to effectively lead project teams required

  • Computer literate, strong CAD experience (Solidworks preferred)

  • SAP awareness preferred

  • Knowledge of precision measuring instruments, micrometers, balance, microscopes, CMM required

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