CNC Programmer Resume

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Career Objective:

Highly-dedicated, organized, and professional CNC Programmer with more than 5 years of experience in analyzing and interpreting blueprints and designs as well as in programming mills, lathes and other factory machines to produce usable products. Expertise in performing machine adjustments and modifying programs to improve efficiency and production. Possess excellent mathematical, programming, communication, time-management, analytical and problem-solving skills along with the knowledge of safety standards, CNC machines, CAD and CAM software.

Summary of Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of CNC machine operations and programming, blueprints and industrial or engineering drawings interpretation, CAD models, machining and manufacturing processes, tooling and fixtures, industry safety standards, and machine adjustment calculations

  • Proficiency in using CAD and CAM software, ERP software, MS Office Suite, and database applications

  • Solid mathematical skills, including knowledge of algebra, trigonometry and geometry for measurements or calculations

  • Strong analytical skills along with the ability to read and interpret detailed prints, complex drawings or designs as well as use measuring tools

  • Active listening and effective communication skills as well as the ability to maintain strong working relations with clients, team, and other staff members

  • Ability to identify and troubleshooting mechanical dysfunctions such as CNC machine operations, and programming issues

  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills along with the ability to work independently

  • Ability to cope with a demanding and fast-paced environment as well as complete work within specified deadlines and with accuracy

Work experience:

CNC Programmer

Tenex Corporation, Fort Worth, TX

October 2017 – Present

  • Programming CNC machines as well as reading and interpreting blueprints or designs using CAD software to convert raw materials into usable products

  • Checking programs for accuracy, consistency and completeness before releasing to the production floor as well as working collaboratively with engineering CAD modelers and CNC machinists to ensure parts are machined to requirements

  • Working directly with purchasing managers for monitoring and maintaining sufficient inventory of raw materials to ensure continuous and maximum production

  • Supporting CNC machinists by observing machines on trial runs or conducting computer simulations to ensure programs and machines function properly, and produce items that meet required specifications

  • Reviewing programs to eliminate instruction errors or omissions as well as modifying existing programs to enhance efficiency in compliance with company protocols and safety regulations

  • Training and offering assistance to machine operators as needed as well as identifying and reporting improper machine functioning and making required adjustments

  • Performing regular preventative maintenance checks and services to maintain machine operations as well as ensuring proper alignment or positioning of mills, lathes, drills or other machines as required

CNC Programmer

GEA Solutions, Fort Worth, TX

February 2015 – September 2017

  • Planned daily machining by using instructions, specifications, blueprints, drawings, and geometric dimensions as well as programming mills or lathes using CAM software

  • Worked with machinists, operators and senior programmers in reprogramming machines, running simulations or tests and monitoring drilling, cutting and related processes to detect and resolve system malfunctions

  • Trained or provided assistance to new or junior operators and machinists as and when needed to read blueprints as well as operate machine tools

  • Made changes to existing CNC programs and tooling as well as developed effective tooling strategies to decrease machining time or cycle, and increase efficiency

  • Installed tools, collets, switches, gear head combo, cross slide, tail-stock hand wheel, chucks or bushings for mill and lathe set-up as well as checked and adjusted each machine to make sure they aligned perfectly

  • Created, reviewed, and maintained revision control on various manufacturing process documents as well as documented highly-efficient machining cycles and sub-programs

  • Researched and kept abreast of latest CNC programming developments as well as recommended improvements when appropriate

Junior CNC Programmer

Nexus Point, Fort Worth, TX

December 2013 – January 2015

  • Assisted in utilizing CAD models, CAM software, drawings and geometric designs to support proper program development as well as tested and modified the existing programs to improve efficiency of machine operations

  • Worked under the supervision of CNC programmers and analyzed job orders, blueprints or specifications required to calculate dimensions, machine speeds, and sequence of operations, cutting tools selection and feed rates

  • Created and edited CNC part programs and tooling requirements utilizing MasterCam as well as assisted seniors with quality inspections to minimize wait time or machine issues and improve equipment performance and production methods

  • Assisted in creating and maintaining process documentation with instructions and in-process drawings to help set up and running programs easily and appropriately

  • Supported operators with set-up and alignment of new equipment as well as provided estimated cost related information to management team as required


  • CNC Programming Certificate

    CLC Inc., Fort Worth, TX, USA


  • Associate of Applied Science in Machine Tool Technology

    Texas State Technical College, Waco, Texas, USA



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