CNC Programmer, Aerospace and Defense Industry! in Exeter, NH at C/A Design Inc

Date Posted: 5/21/2023

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Exeter, NH
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Join us in our new EXETER NH location!

C/A Design, Inc. is part of the Heico Companies, and in aggregate, Heico’s businesses generate more than $3.2 billion in revenues. C/A Design is an Innovator and leader in the Brazing industry providing custom engineered cooling solutions while leveraging decades of cutting edge, industry leading, brazing experience. Our customers rely on us to deliver the complex parts they create. Protecting the Warfighter is our mission. Our new state of the art Exeter location is set to open in Winter of 2023, and will raise the bar in precision manufacturing – come and join us!

The CNC Programmer will be responsible for creating and documenting an efficient and accurate CNC machining process to meet internal and customer requirements of precision aluminum thermal enclosures for the Aerospace and Defense industries.  This is a critical role within the manufacturing team and requires a strict attention to detail as the ability to work in a team environment.


  • Review customer and internal drawings to fully understand the requirements and tolerances associated with each necessary component to create a proper machining approach.
  • Design all necessary workholding, fixturing and custom tooling in Solidworks to support the CNC machining process.
  • Create accurate CNC programs and associated setup documentation for all required workholding and fixturing.
  • Create manufacturing drawings for all custom tooling using Solidworks for use by outside tooling vendors.
  • Create efficient and accurate CNC programs and associated setup documentation using Solidwork/Camworks for all CNC operations required to create compliant components.
  • Create probing and macro programs for final machining operations on brazements as required.
  • Create in-process inspection reports for critical features on each CNC operations.
  • Maintain all NC code and associated documentation in Cimco CNC database.
  • Re-program legacy components using Solidworks/Camworks to improve overall process quality and reduce cycle times.
  • Support CNC Machining during setup and production process for all required CNC program updates
  • Collaborate with other CNC Programmers to develop best practices and innovative approaches to complex machining challenges.
  • Collaborate with other technical disciplines such as Design Engineering, Special Process, and Quality Control to ensure each project is a success.


  • CNC Milling Programming (Camworks preferred)
  • CNC Milling (3-Axis, 4-Axis, 5-Axis preferred)
  • Probing and Macros (preferred)
  • Solidworks
  • Microsoft Office
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work in team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve highly technical problems