CNC-CAM Programming Project Manager

Job ID
Posted Date
1 month ago(5/3/2021 10:37 AM)
Regular Full-Time


Steel America is looking to hire a CNC/CAM Programming Project Manager for our Machine Shop.

CNC/CAM Programing Project Manager creates drawings and CNC programs using the provided CAD/CAM software. This individual should also be familiar with FANUC based G-Code/M-Code and should be able to perform post-process editing. CNC/CAM Programing Project Manager should be proficient with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, and Word) as well as be able to create new, maintain, and update files from that software. Be able to determine the manufacturing process of a new product from the fixture/work holding stage to the finish product is essential for this position.




  • Generate accurate CAD/CAM drawings of parts using supplied print or sketch.
  • Excellent print reading skills.
  • Generate CNC programs from the CAD/CAM software.
  • Great working knowledge and understanding of machine tooling and proper usage.
  • Great working knowledge and understanding of inserts and chip breaker function.
  • Ability to perform online programming (at a machine control).
  • Ability to perform offline programming (not on a machine control).
  • Generate and maintain information in Excel or Word based off CNC programs.
  • Control the handling of CNC programs from the server to CNC machines.
  • Monitor, document, and control any changes made to CNC programs.
  • Have general design concepts of fixture or work holding components.
  • Create and maintain the part manufacturing processes.
  • Needs to be proficient creating/designing, editing, maintaining Microsoft Excel files.
  • Needs to have a general understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Needs to be able to read and follow written instructions or procedures.
  • Troubleshoot CNC machine related issues, interface with tool manufactures to resolve them (tool, manufacturing process, or mechanical).
  • General and practical knowledge of measuring tools, equipment, and concepts.
  • Excellent working knowledge of geometric tolerancing and dimensioning.
  • Assist and aid the Manufacturing Engineer.
  • This job has supervisory responsibilities, up to two or three assist programmers as needed.


To perform this job at a satisfactorily level, an individual must be able to perform each Essential Duty and Responsibility. This position requires an individual to convey information effectively in writing, presentations, or speeches to other employees.



  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Ten years preferred CAD/CAM experience.
  • Ten plus years preferred experience with operation of CNC lathes and/or mills.
  • Ten years preferred experience with work holding and fixtures for CNC lathes and/or mills.
  • Ability to perform general tasks and operation of Microsoft Outlook.
  • Ability to create/edit documents and operate Microsoft Word.
  • Ability to create/design, to make edits, and maintain spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel.

Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.

Our benefits include:
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 401K
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Legal Services
• Annual performance evaluations
• On-site Human Resources
• On-site gym
• Free and close proximity parking
• Employee perks/gifts and more


All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.

Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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