Machine Shop Programmer

Requisition Number:  14902
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Newington, US

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

CNC Machine programmer, responsible for developing and implementing machine programs to be run on CNC machines on the manufacturing floor. Leads efforts, working with both engineering and machinist to develop processes and tooling needed to perform complex machining activities. This includes the development and implementation of all fixturing and tool paths needed to perform the work. Principle level programmers work on a variety of machine center types, sizes and technology and mentors less experienced programming personnel.


Your Day to Day:

  • Development and installation of machining programs for CNC style machining centers
  • Development and procurement of required tooling to support each CNC program
  • Development of tooling list to ensure maximum efficiency in the process
  • Extensive knowledge of machining center capabilities to enable correct selection of machine assignment to minimize cost, balance between set up and run time durations
  • Responsible for determination of machine center to be used and working with scheduler/planner to assign for schedule tracking
  • Capability/expertise to program and process complex machining work on a wide group of machine styles at the plant
  • Has expertise in all types of machining centers at the plant and recognized as the subject matter expert for programming functions
  • Skill in working with and communicating with all levels of employees at the plant
  • Ability to discuss complex technical concepts with both machine shop personnel and engineering teams
  • Good communication skills to ensure alignment with management/supervision goals and milestones
  • Leads and mentors junior level CNC programmers. Recommends training needed and new processes/technology that will drive improvements and increased efficiency for the programming team
  • Responsible for continuously improving process times for machining utilizing lessons learned and implementing for each job


What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • 8 years in CNC style machine programming or 3 years with 5 additional years of machinist experience
  • Machine center expertise, GD&T expertise, extensive knowledge of tooling capabilities as well as engineering terminology and concepts. Ability to discuss technical concepts with both salaried and hourly employees




Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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