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CNC Applications Engineer

Unified Brands, Inc.

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Vicksburg, MS
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Unified Brands is a leader in professional foodservice equipment design, manufacture and service. With an extensive portfolio of premium branded product lines to include Groen, Randell, Avtec, A la Cart and Power Soak, Unified Brands offers foodservice operators the essential equipment needed to support the varied menus of today's commercial kitchens. With an emphasis on custom fabrication and comprehensive foodservice preparation solutions, Unified Brands is a single source for cooking equipment, Sous Vide/cook-chill production, refrigeration, ventilation, utility distribution, conveyor, continuous motion washing, and meal delivery systems - with the ease of a single integrated business platform for sales, support, service, manufacturing, and business operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and maintain applications and systems for CNC automation, manufacturing efficiency, and web-based reporting tools.
  • Develop and maintain Oracle Database queries and procedures for manufacturing automation.
  • Train CNC programming personnel.
  • Drive improvement of workflow and program quality to fabrication to support plant goals.
  • Lead improvement of steel utilization, and produce a documented reduction in scrap.
  • Communicate with purchasing to optimize usage of consignment steel.
  • May assist in developing standard production nests for product rollouts.
  • Develop policies, procedures, training manual, and standard work instructions for CNC.
  • Understand and be able to perform all daily nesting functions of CNC Programmer.
  • Be able to provide support to 24/7 fabrication department.
  • Collaborate with engineering to drive design for Salvagnini / fabrication capabilities and performance improvements.
  • Knowledgeable in the operations of the punch/shear and panel bender process and be able to trouble shoot processing issues.
  • Collaborate with other departments to improve process flow procedures and automation.
  • Act as CNC liaison for Kaizen, problem-solving and continuous improvement teams.
  • Work with IT and vendors to perform systems upgrades and troubleshoot issues.
  • Support multiple manufacturing locations with regular travel required to sites

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Fundamental understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Ability to think spatially and creatively at an advanced level.
  • Proficiency in AutoCad and CAM software.
  • Must display good organization and communication skills.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Industrial Technology or related field is required
  • Programming experience in an object-oriented language is required.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Solid Modeling, Excel and CNC programming is preferred.
  • Experience in web page development is preferred.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux operating system administration is preferred.
  • Professional work experience in a related field preferred.

WORKING CONDITION:

  • General office environment with frequent time spent on the plant floor

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Type Rarely 0-12% Occasionally 12-33% Frequently 34-66% Regularly 67-100%
Seeing: X
Hearing: X
Standing/Walking: X
Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling: X
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: X
Grasping/Feeling: X

All qualified applicants will consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.