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Lead Programmer/Machinist

Dew Software

Newark, california

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Dew Software is seeking a talented and experienced Lead Programmer/Machinist to join our team. As a Lead Programmer/Machinist, you will be responsible for programming and operating CNC machines to produce precision parts and components. You will also lead a team of machinists, ensuring efficient production and meeting quality standards. Dew Software is a dynamic and innovative company, working on cutting-edge projects for various industries. This is an exciting opportunity to showcase your skills in programming and machining while leading a team of dedicated professionals.


  • Program CNC machines to produce parts and components according to engineering specifications
  • Operate CNC machines and perform necessary machine set-ups
  • Ensure correct material selection and tooling for each job
  • Inspect finished parts for accuracy and quality
  • Train and mentor junior machinists
  • Manage production schedules and prioritize workloads
  • Maintain and repair machines when necessary
  • Adhere to safety regulations and maintain a clean and organized work environment


  • Min. HS Diploma/ GED required and completion of BS or equivalent is a plus
  • Qualifications: 5+ years’ experience as a Machinist High degree of proficiency with WorkNC or similar platform such as HyperMill, NX or Tebis.
  • In-depth knowledge of G/M code along with parametric programming, macros and post processor syntax
  • Understand all aspects of machine setup and operation including tool setup
  • Ability to machine parts to specification working from CAD files, mechanical drawings and sketches
  • Ability to read, understand, and create technical mechanical drawings, including orthographic projections, sectional views, part notes and dimensions and tolerances
  • High degree of knowledge in workpiece fixturing and jig and fixture design
  • Understanding of milling, turning, single-point threading, knurling, broaching, grinding, cutting, etc. and detailed functional knowledge of most common machine shop tools and machines
  • Understanding of metrology, GD&T and the ability to use conventional machinist's measuring instruments
  • Ability to perform calculations using geometry, trigonometry, algebra, and basic mathematics
  • Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines on multiple projects

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