Sr. CNC Programmer

Siemens Energy



Gibsonton, FL


Position summary

A Snapshot of Your Day

As a part of a team, the Senior CNC Programmer will support the production and operations teams as a subject matter expert and make program adjustments as needed. You will develop manufacturing processes based on customer specifications. You will also troubleshoot process problems and provide technical support to manufacturing, ensuring the on-time production of investment castings that meet the highest quality standards at the lowest possible cost.

How You Will Make an Impact

  • Set up machining programs for ceramic cores used in the investment casting process. Work on improving existing programs and new product development.
  • Design the tooling used in machining and troubleshoot issues on existing tooling. Work with product engineering on qualifying tooling for production.
  • Develop machining processes for fire brick blocks used in kilns to create the ceramic cores used in the investment casting process.
  • Develop a production team of 5-10 CNC operators needed to support the production ceramic core finishing on various shifts.
  • Responsible for developing new cutters and tooling to improve productivity of machining.
  • Maintain the technical requirements for the development of operators. Train new CNC operators in all aspects of safe and productive machining.
  • Responsible for developing a maintenance schedule and adhering to it for CNC related equipment.
  • Review customer specifications and process requirements to determine the procedures, testing, and routing sequences required to meet the part requirements.
  • Responsible for quality and safe operation of CNC machining equipment. Establish and maintain all the process control requirements for this equipment.
  • Participate in plant initiatives to support the reduction of scrap, rework and overall casting cost. Initiatives include but not limited to daily scrap reviews, development of SPC for significant process steps and participation in cost improvement teams.
  • Develop new technology, equipment, and processes to support plant initiatives.

What You'll Bring

  • Required

  • 5+ years of experience with 5 axis programming using NX CAM is required

  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.

  • Preferred

  • Proficient in implementing CNC automation techniques (probing, tool setting, programming)

  • Experience with 5 axis programming using Hypermill or related software.

  • B/S in Engineering or technical/vocational training in CNC machining

  • Working knowledge of machining ceramics.

  • Proven experience leading and mentoring in a professional setting as a subject matter expert

  • Knowledge of investment casting process, preferably cored IGT product

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • regularly required to stand. Occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequently works near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet in office areas to very loud in the manufacturing environment.

About the Team

Through our Generation division, we enhance and innovate conventional and renewable power supply. Currently, we're reducing carbon emissions of existing assets and developing technologies that transform power generation applications.

What’s it like to work at Siemens Energy? Take a look:

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Supportive work culture
  • Great Company paid Health and wellness benefits
  • Paid Time Off and paid holidays
  • 401K savings plan with company match
  • Family building benefits
  • Those with more experience could be considered for a higher level if available
  • Parental leave

Why you should apply for a job to Siemens Energy:

  • 4.3/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.4/5 in supportive management

  • 76% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 90% would recommend this company to other women

  • 71% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Siemens Energy offers flexible working options to enable employees to achieve both their personal and professional goals.

  • Siemens Energy offers paid parental leave. As of January 1, 2021, our paid parental leave increased to six weeks.

  • Siemens Energy sponsors ERGs that offer employees an inclusive, supportive environment, networking opportunities, and other tools.