CNC Machinist/Programmer – Kent, WA 98032


Specialty Metals has a career opportunity for a CNC Machinist/Programmer on our day shift. As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of machinists, you will be responsible for development and modification of NC programs for mill and lathe. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of producing accurate programs, set-up sheets and tool lists enabling first article success on tight tolerance high value parts. This position will directly affect the quality and efficiency of production and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable-machined parts.


  • Development of machining strategy to take design data and produce machined parts
  • Develop programs
  • Design custom tools and fixtures as needed
  • Develop set-up sheets
  • Communicate with sales, customer’s and machinists
  • Work with sales on machine time estimates and job specific tooling costs
  • Process improvement (both machining actual inputs and process changes)
  • Maintain configuration control on files and job records
  • Safely working within an industrial environment

. Requirements:


  • This position requires a minimum of 3 years of experience in NC Programming
  • Excellent blue print reading skills
  • Tools fixture design
  • Set-up sheet creation
  • Initial feeds and speeds
  • Cutter selection
  • 5 years of machining experience
  • Design for manufacture experience
  • Excellent Communication
  • Must have experience in Stainless, Aluminum, Titanium, and other exotic materials
  • Fluent in use of precision hand tools
  • Individual must be self-motivating


  • Recent versions of MasterCAM, BobCAD 30 or Fusion 360 experience preferred
  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts
  • Setup and operate CNC machines

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Company. Our company takes pride in being a drug free company. We perform background and drug screening on all applicants, as well as random drug testing after employment.


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