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CNC Programmer

AIT is currently seeking CNC Programmers to provide support at our Chesterfield, Mich., location.

Job Summary:

The CNC Programmer is responsible for the programming of various 3-axis, 3+2-axis, and 5-axis CNC machines, including but not limited to Vertical & Horizontal Machining Centers. Must have knowledge and be able to support Manual Milling. Manufactured parts range from simple plate work to complex/large weldments and assemblies, in a variety of materials, including but not limited to steel, invar, plastic, and aluminum.


  • Programming with the use of CNC Programming Software.
  • Creating clear and concise setup and tooling sheets for machine operators.
  • Use CAD models and drawings to provide missing dimensions and determine suitable manufacturing methods.
  • Assist the fabrication shop on occasion to provide production support.
  • Provide guidance to machinists as required to ensure the quality of parts produced.
  • Troubleshoot machine alarms and errors as they arise.
  • Performs other duties, consistent with the position, as required or assigned.


  • Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships -- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Specifying Technical Requirements to tell others about how parts, equipment, machined, or modified.
  • Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to the job.


  • Engineering and Technology -- Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Mechanical -- Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Design -- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, fixtures, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Production and Processing -- Knowledge of raw materials, production processes and quality control.
  • Hands-on -- Strong CNC operation and set-up skills.
  • Measuring – able to use precision measuring skills.
  • Computer Software -- Proficient in Tebis or ability to learn.
  • A thorough understanding of material removal methods and machining processes
  • A working knowledge of welding and fabrication, especially the stress they can impose on a part to be machined
  • Experiencing applying and inspecting to meet Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • 3D CAD/CAM – experience with Catia, Enovia, Iges, STP Data
  • 2D CAD - Proficient in AutoCAD/Draftsight or equivalent.
  • MS Office - Proficient in MS Excel
  • Team experience in a manufacturing environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of technical experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong organization skills with ability to manage competing priorities
  • Strong database knowledge desirable

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly focused, self-motivated, team player. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and excellent growth opportunity.  Please send your resume and salary history/requirements to our HR Representative at jobsmi@aint.com.

2805 E. Plano Pkwy, Suite 300 | Plano, TX 75074  | (972) 423-8354