Engineering Technician

Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
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An Engineering Technician creates drawings and CNC programs using the provided CAD/CAM software. This individual should also be familiar with FANUC based G-Code/M-Code and should be able to perform post-process editing. An Engineering Technician should be proficient with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, and Word). Be able to determine the manufacturing process of a new product from the fixture/work holding stage to the finish product is essential for this position.


  • Generate accurate CAD/CAM drawings of parts using supplied print or sketch.
  • Excellent print reading skills
  • Generate CNC programs from the CAD/CAM software.
  • Great working knowledge and understanding of machine tooling and proper usage.
  • Great working knowledge and understanding of inserts and chip breaker function.
  • Ability to perform online programming (at a machine control).
  • Ability to perform offline programming (not on a machine control).
  • Generate and maintain information in Excel or Word based off of CNC programs.
  • Control the handling of CNC programs from the server to CNC machines.
  • Monitor, document and control any changes made to CNC programs.
  • Have general design concepts of fixture or work holding components.
  • Create and maintain the part manufacturing processes.
  • Needs to be proficient creating/designing, editing, maintaining Microsoft Excel files.
  • Needs to have a general understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Needs to be able to read and follow written instructions or procedures.
  • Troubleshoot machining related issues (tool, manufacturing process or mechanical).
  • General and practical knowledge of measuring tools, equipment and concepts.
  • Excellent working knowledge of geometric tolerancing and dimensioning.
  • Assist and aid Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Ability to troubleshoot robots/automation (manipulation & point setting). 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Engineering Manager.


  • High School diploma, or equivalent
  • Prefer a completed certificate, associate degree or apprenticeship program in CNC machine operations, precision machining, machine technology or a related field
  • Five years related experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • This position requires an individual to convey information effectively in writing, presentations or speeches to other employees.
  • Two years preferred CAD/CAM experience.
  • Five years preferred experience with operation of CNC lathes and/or mills.
  • Five years preferred experience with work holding and fixtures for CNC lathes and/or mills.
  • Ability to perform general tasks and operation of Microsoft Outlook.
  • Ability to create/edit documents and operate Microsoft Word.

Ability to create/design, to make edits and maintain spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel


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