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CNC Programmer/33027

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Oceanside, CA, US, 92056

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

We Make Doors – Where they lead is up to you…

Summary: Under the general supervision of the Production Manager, the CNC Programmer position produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies. They will also drive Continuous Improvement initiatives and Lean Six Sigma manufacturing methodologies as it relates to CNC operations into the production process at the plant in conjunction with JELD-WEN’s Mission Statement and Key Performance Indicators.   


Essential duteis adn responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)
  • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs
  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads
  • Consider tools required to cut materials and program machines accordingly
  • Use computer software to model cutting paths and program machines accordingly
  • Perform quality assurance tests to ensure products meet design specifications
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Adjust machine cutting paths or settings to optimize production while maintaining quality
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards; ability to complete FAI inspections
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.  Troubleshoot and resolve problems with machines as they arise.
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Train employees on how to properly operate CNC machines and programs
  • Document actions by completing production and quality logs.



  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing setting is required
  • Prior experience in fenestration industry including aluminum and wood substrates highly desired but not required
  • Fluent in G-Code programming language
  • Prior experience with EMMEGI, ELUMATEC, PERTICI, ATECH, TORMACH or JOSEPH brand CNC’s and saws, strongly desired
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Familiarity and skill with interpreting technical drawings and blueprints
  • Skilled at troubleshooting and resolving mechanical or logistical problems that arise
  • Ability to work independently and closely follow directions is essential
  • Should have a positive and professional attitude
  • Available to work periodic mandatory weekends and overtime
  • Capable of standing for extended periods of time
  • Adhere to sites Safety policies and wear required PPE
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Travel: <10%

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.


JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.


Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

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