Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

Civilian:

Develop programs to control machining or processing of metal or plastic parts by automatic machine tools, equipment, or systems.

Job Titles

  • CAD CAM Programmer (Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing Programmer)
  • CNC Process Control Programmer
  • Computer Numerical Control Programmer (CNC Programmer)
  • Machinist
  • Manufacturing Engineer

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$47,500

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