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Cnc Programmer

Company: Sonoco
Location: Dekalb
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Come Join our team! Global success hasn't changed our tight-knit feel- we've simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company - it truly is a special place to work.

Overview: The Safety and Health of Employees takes precedence over all duties of this job. Apply CAD and CAM knowledge to proficiently program CNCs that manufacture a variety of tools and dies, which are primarily used for plastic packaging production.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Program prototype and production tooling in conjunction with Engineering staff.
  • Applies CAD/CAM knowledge and skills to thermoforming prototype and tool production.
  • Improves tool paths and mold surface finish with proper programming, tooling, equipment, and software.
  • Implements high-speed machining techniques consistent with the latest technologies.
  • Develops post processors for new software and CNC equipment.
  • Train CNC Operators as needed on new progressions or programs.
  • Inspection and control of work using gauges and other measuring devices
  • Identify or investigate problems to determine root cause and establish corrective/preventative
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Healthy attitude to work within a team environment
  • Assist with all safety initiatives and incident investigations as necessary


  • Proficient with programming software, preferably Powermill and Surfcam
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to read, understand, and work from blueprints, sketches, and ERP systems
  • Fundamental skills and/or knowledge of metal fabrication, tool making, and mold construction
  • Understanding of tolerances and precision measuring
  • Computer experiences with file processing, email, Web navigation, and MS office
  • Standing, sitting, walking, bending, lifting, reaching, reading, writing, and talking.

We care about the health and wellness of you and your family. That is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that makes it easier to manage your health and provide financial security for you and your family.

Apply today and help us get stronger!

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Sonoco, DeKalb , Cnc Programmer, Other , Dekalb, Illinois

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