CAD / CAM Programmer

February 20, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    February 20, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    April 30, 2024

Job Description

Pegbox is recruiting for an experienced CAD/CAM Programmers to join our new client.

Based in the East of England, this is truly an exceptional opportunity to join a company which has shown incredible growth in recent years and continues on that trajectory.

Main responsibilities:

  • Working on exclusive, bespoke and top-class automotive projects, the CAD/CAM Programmer will be responsible for the programming of the 3 and 5 axis CNC Centres. This is for the manufacturing prototypes, first offs, limited edition or production runs of tooling and high value components.
  • The vast majority of materials will be aluminium, but a good understanding of carbon fibre and other composite materials would be a plus.
  • If the candidate is familiar with other materials such as plastics, stainless steel, titanium and more, it would also be an advantage.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • As well as programming responsibilities, the successful candidates will be expected to use their CAD skills to draw fixtures for one off or productions runs solutions.
  • It will be essential to work closely with the shop floor to help streamline the machining process as well as assisting the in-house design team with feedback on machining feasibility of complex components and tooling.
  • Assist in-house training program by training apprentices and other team members when required

Experience required:

  • Previous experience working as a CAD/CAM programmer within a precision engineering environment is essential. This could be in automotive, aerospace, motorsport or equivalent.
  • Expert knowledge of aluminium machining, and ideally others such as carbon fibre, etc.

Software requirement

Our client uses Hypermill and HyperCAD software.

Those applying to work for a contract position will be expected to know this software. Those applying for a permanent role will receive training if they have experience with other software.

These positions are exceptional opportunities and will suit candidates who are keen to make an impact in a specialist sector as well as continue to grow their own skill set.