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CAD/CAM Programmer

Glenwood, Il
CAD/CAM Programmer


Glenwood, IL


Are you a CAD CAM Programmer who thinks there might be a better way to organize operations? Do you like to implement new processes? Company is seeking an experienced CAD-CAM Programmer with a desire to help us develop and define this role in our growing organization. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
The CAD-CAM Programmer will approach every project with Company’s Support Built In philosophy and maintain safe operations and Company’s standard of quality. With this being a new role for Company, the applicant will come prepared to develop and define this role in our growing team. The perfect candidate will understand the production process from start to finish.


  • Must be experienced with doing setups and programming
  • Use data supplied by engineering
  • Choose proper cutters and drills based on the parameters of each specific job
  • Observe the progress of machining and watch for errors; inspect finished work for accuracy
  • Work with engineering to develop specialized procedures for non-routine jobs
  • Develop role within the company


  • 2-5 years’ experience with CAD-CAM programming
  • Able to set up and implement the CAD-CAM system as well as Mazak CNC Lathe and mills from design to implementation
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Able to work closely with engineering and machinists and maintain ongoing communications

Skills You’ll Bring to the Team

  • Team Attitude: Strong desire to succeed as part of a team; interest in contributing to positive company culture; willingness to persist until the job is done right for the customer and embrace the Company “Support Built In” philosophy
  • Mechanical Skills: Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance; committed to the safe operation of machinery
  • Technical and Design Skills: Ability to read blueprints, drawings and models, and analyze such plans for proper use; familiarity with design techniques, tools and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models
  • Attention to Detail: the ability to accomplish/complete a task while demonstrating a thorough concern for all the areas involved. Operating the Manual Lathe requires constant management of minute details; small errors can be extremely costly, both in money and time, and across multiple departments
  • Organization: Strong ability to plan, prioritize and multi-task; the Material Handler/Stockroom Assistant will juggle multiple tasks and work areas simultaneously, and meticulous organization is essential
  • Computer Skills: Ability to navigate and use a desktop computer, including internet browsers, email and word processing
  • Math Skills: Knowledge of basic arithmetic

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Onward Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits promotions, training, termination or any other condition of employment or career development.   All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, veteran status, disability status or any other legally protected status.

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