CNC Programmer

USA-IL-West Chicago
2 months ago(11/9/2017 4:47 PM)


Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.


At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.


We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.


Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.


At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.


We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.


Provide programming and machining expertise in support of the Specialty Tooling Department. Program, set up and potentially operate machinery for the fabrication of die/mold production.

  1. Provide part program code for all Specialty Tooling’s CNC machines by utilizing customer drawings, project communications and MasterCAM machining software.
  2. Configure tools required and ensure efficient production of die/molds.
  3. Analyze drawings and design data in order to calculate correct part dimension for machines, tool selection, machine speeds and feed rates.
  4. Occasionally set up and operate CNC equipment.
  5. Monitor output and proper operation of mechanical equipment. Make mechanical and/or program adjustments to ensure parts are meeting quality and quality requirements.
  6. Use AutoCAD Mechanical and Autodesk Inventor to create CAD drawings in either 2D and 3d formats.
  7. Tooling Design: create drawings for specially ground tooling for die/mold production.
  8. Provide new project startup support.
    • Project Information Folder (electronic files)
      • Collect and place necessary drawings.
      • Part program files.
      • Relevant project communications.
    • Facility Machine Tooling
      • Maintain tool room inventory
      • Contact vendors for latest tool developments
      • Process PO’s for new tooling
      • Gauge materials
      • Measurement tools
    • Facility Equipment
      • Maintain safety equipment inventory
      • Maintain support equipment consumable items


The challenge for this position is to get maximum product throughput to meet or exceed customer specifications.  The demand for dies exceeds the function’s capacity to produce. It is therefore critical that the function achieve maximum output.


  • 10+ years’ experience in machine shop and CNC mill operations equipment
  • 3-5 years’ programming experience on MasterCAM
  • Must have a proficient understanding of G-code and M-code programming
  • Able to demonstrate good manufacturing practices and be able to select tooling and machining resources for manufactured die/molds
  • Proficient in the use of measuring equipment (+/- 0.002” tolerances) to inspect your own work
  • Minimum high school degree
  • Trade school or Associates degree or certificate in related field preferred
  • Motivational skills
  • Strong communication, mathematical and decision making skills



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