Router Operator/Programmer

at Phoenix Marine
Location Atlantis, Atlantis, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Computer & IT
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR




Router Operator/Programmer


Location: Atlantis




Education and/or Experience: (The following qualifications can be acquired and demonstrated through experience, education and/or vocational training as noted or as appropriate.)


  • 5 years experienced wood/composite and plastic router operator


  • Minimum 5 years3 axis CNC router experience


  • Unicam/ Mach 3 experience or other related


  • CAD/CAM programming experience is beneficial (Fusion 360 a plus)


  • 3D modelling experience for basic editing and modification (Solidworks or Fusion 360)


  • Manufacturing engineering related experience a plus; or a level of education that, together with experience and training, enables the applicant to demonstrate the required knowledge and experience. (practical experience more than 5 years)


  • Composites related training a plus (Maritime industry)


  • Thorough knowledge of router safety, maintenance & operation.


  • Understanding the machining properties of various materials and the proper application and operation of CNC equipment, tool maintenance






  • Schedule and plan work on router machines.


  • Junior CAD/ CAM router programmer (must be prepared to learn and take initiative)


  • Tool identification and inspection


  • Maintain a high level of production while maintaining quality


  • Responding to quick turn-around orders


  • Good material knowledge to determine machining parameters and tooling


  • Performing well in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment


  • Shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes. Observe machine operations and adjust operation to ensure conformance with specified tolerances.


  • Setup independently new jobs and development jobs on from start to finish, including selection of tools and CNC programming understanding.


  • Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications. Identify issues and monitor process and troubleshoot concern resulting in resolution.


  • Experience reading blueprints, Work instructions to assess workpiece specifications and to determine programming and sequences of operations.


  • Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies, based on specifications.


  • Inspect finished part for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.


  • Maintain, create, and update setup procedures for all critical process.


  • Monitor’s production performance measurements and adjusts process to maintain quality and improve on cost. Skills in optimization of parameters & set up during operation of the router.


  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Administration for projects & reporting


  • Comply to quality, lead time conformance and production requirements.


Interested candidates can send their CV


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