CNC Operator/Programmer (ANCA 5-Axis)

CJT Koolcarb, Inc.

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Surprise, AZ

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


GWS Tool Group is a rapidly growing, energetic company that is committed to investing in the organization and it’s employees. The ANCA 5-Axis CNC Programmer/Operator will be responsible for producing premium quality, high precision carbide, carbide tipped and HSS cutting tool master programs and finished tools using ANCA 5-Axis CNC tool grinding machines. Facilitates and operates (ANCA) CNC machines by programming, setup, operating the CNC machine, inspecting tools for flaws and correcting quality issues to ensure a consistent product.

Opportunity Details:

As a ANCA 5-Axis CNC Operator/Programmer, you are responsible for:

  • Create master programs in ANCA ToolRoom RN33 & RN34
  • Maintain revision control of masterized program database
  • Ability to accurately read blueprints.
  • Responsible for the setup and offsets as required.
  • Consistently evaluates the quality of the finished product coming off the CNC machine through visual inspection and the use of measurement tools.
  • Communicates quality issues to inspection, engineering and General Manager
  • Pull material for up-coming jobs
  • Check machinery on a daily basis to ensure functionality.
  • Ensure product accuracy and uniformity throughout the manufacturing process creating consistent parts.
  • Provide general preventative maintenance to all machines.
  • Identify wheel wear on ALL wheel types
  • Set-up, inspect, produce good first piece & run production on drills, reamers, counter sinks and other special aerospace cutting tools.

What you can provide: 

  • Determination to succeed in a fast paced environment for a rapidly growing company.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Certification from a qualified training institution in the field of machining is ideal but not required.
  • A well rounded knowledge of cutting tools.
  • Experience with ANCA controls is a must.
  • Previous manufacturing experience is preferred but not required.
  • Previous 5-Axis CNC Setup / Operator experience is preferred 
  • Programming experience is required.
  • Strong math skills required to perform day to day operations including the ability to convert metric to inch and decimal to fraction.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment.

What GWS has to offer:

  • An upbeat, rapidly-growing environment where career growth opportunities are regularly available.
  • Opportunities for training and development.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including competitive PTO, paid holidays, health, dental, vision insurance, and a 401k match program.
  • Fully covered relocation assistance.

More about us:

GWS Tool Group is a North American based, manufacturer of highly engineered custom, standard, and modified standard cutting tools. We have accomplished this through constant investment in the organization, which has included the acquisition of industry-leading specialty manufacturers. To date, these acquired entities include GW Schultz Tool (Tavares, FL), Alliance CNC (Grand Rapids, MI), Benchmark Carbide (Springfield, MA), Intrepid Tool Industries (Phoenix, AZ), North American Tool Corporation (South Beloit, IL), Taurus Tool (Batavia, IL), STF Precision (Arden, NC), Indexable Tools (Welland, ON), and Monster Tool (Vista, CA). These entities now serve as the manufacturing arms of GWS Tool Group, and their respective specialties power the larger GWS engine!

All qualified applicants will receive 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.