Job Listing Description

NC Programmer- Metals

PDS Tech is looking for a Numerical Control Programmer for a position in St. Louis, MO

Email resumes to: or contact Mary Ann McCarthy: 314-264-3135

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

 Experience and Qualifications: 
  • Five (5) to eight (8) years of N/C Programming experience, using CAD/CAM systems to analyze and modify part models and produce programs required.
  • Aerospace manufacturing experience preferred. 
  • Unigraphics and/or CATIA are the preferred systems.
  • 3, 4, and 5 axis experience 
  • Familiarity with UNIX and/or Windows NT/2000 environments is highly desirable.


  • Must have recent and extensive metals experience, all composite is not acceptable
  • Must have 5-axis NC programming for milling parts.
  • Must have structure parts, spars, ribs, skins, bulkheads and nacelle fittings (for example)
  • Must have high speed aluminum machining experience.
  • Must have Titanium machining experience.
  • Must have Vericut 7.XXX simulation minimum experience.
  • Must have Catia V5 R2014 experience or better


  •  Associate’s Degree in N/C Programming, Manufacturing Technology or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Technology or related field preferred.  Combination of education and experience, 7 to 10 years may be considered in lieu of degree.

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
  • May 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

Job Number: 1710070660
Job Location: Hazelwood, MO
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 12/11/2017
Attention: Gus Sanchez
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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