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NC Programmer IV - St. Louis, MO

United States
Work Location:
St Louis
Job Type:
About The Opportunity

About the Opportunity:

To define, plan, design and refine fixtures, data and processes necessary to facilitate and control the manufacture of products in the St. Louis facilities.

What you’ll do:

  • Plans, creates, verifies and revises machine control data and documentation that direct the operation for multi-axis numerically controlled machines and robots required to manufacture and inspect complex parts and tools.
  • Provides numerical control, machining and programming technical expertise to cross-functional engineering and manufacturing teams.
  • Establishes technical requirements for manufacturing and producibility.
  • Defines and designs complex fixtures used to manufacture or inspect parts.
  • Plans, guides and facilitates the development and integration of new machining techniques and manufacturing methods or inspection techniques, processes and software.
  • Continuously improves the quality of manufacturing processes and supplier-provided work.
  • Develops processes and procedures for new machines and products.
  • Is able to work independently without assistance from other Programmers.
  • Works with customers and Design Engineering to resolve definition and producibility issues.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance (required language for all salaried job descriptions)
  • Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned. (required language for all salaried job descriptions)


About You:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in N/C Programming, Manufacturing Technology or equivalent or 7+ years of related experience in lieu of degree.
  • 5 to 8 years of N/C Programming experience using CAD/CAM systems to analyze and modify part models and produce programs.
  • U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace manufacturing experience
  • BS Degree in Manufacturing Technology or related field is preferred.
  • Unigraphics and/or CATIA are the preferred systems.
  • Familiarity with UNIX and/or Windows NT/2000 environments is highly desirable.


Physical Demands:

  • Frequently required to spend long hours sitting at a work stations and using office equipment.
  • May be required to walk or stand for brief periods
  • May be required to use stairs when elevator is not available
  • Must occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move up to 25 pounds of office supplies and materials
  • May be required to reach with arms and hands and to stoop, kneel or crouch
About Us

IGKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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