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Job(岗位): CNC Prototype Specialist

Type(岗位类型): Hardware

Citys(岗位城市): Redmond, WA

Date(发布日期): 2023-5-30


We are seeking a CNC Prototyping Machinist to join our Research Prototype team. This person will be an expert in CNC programming, process development, and machining who enjoys working with engineers and designers to prototype ideas from start to finish with ownership of the entire process. The ideal candidate brings diverse perspectives stemming from broad experience with fabrication processes and prototyping methods not limited to CNC machining.

The prototyping machinist will collaborate with engineers on part design to assist with fabrication, minimize lead times, and improve outcomes. A typical part will fit inside a 200 mm cube, while tolerances can be as tight as +/- 10 microns.

The state-of-the-art prototyping facility includes 3 and 5-axis precision machining centers, water-jet, wire EDM, and multi-axis lathes. The CNC Prototyping Machinist is responsible for this equipment’s safe setup, operation, and maintenance, including tooling, fixture specification, and procurement.


5+ years of experience operating advanced CNC machine tools in a prototyping environment

Self-driven and experienced participating in a range of needs in the shop, such as inspection and deburr

Experience with CAM software and CNC programming (Fusion 360, HyperMILL, NX)

Experience working autonomously with minimal supervision and direction

Experience with CAD software and fixture design (Fusion 360, NX, Solidworks)

Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations


Responsibility for CAM programming and operation of all CNC and manual machining equipment

CNC Machining of complex geometry components in metal and plastic

Responsible for part quality and inspection

Interact with design engineers on part functionality

Meet time and schedule standards for assigned work

Perform non-CNC tasks when necessary: non-CNC equipment operation, hand-work operations, saw-cut operations, etc

Additional Requirements(额外要求)

Experience with picking up CAD and CAM software used in designing and building things

Experience with 5-axis milling equipment and pallet system management

Experience with multi-axis, multi-channel turning centers

Experience with pallet changing systems

Experience optimizing processes through automation

Experience with DFM (design for manufacturing)

Experience outsourcing for manufacturing

Firm understanding of CNC programs including formatting and editing

Experience with complete ownership of scheduling, execution, and final delivery of prototyping tasks