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CNC/AutoCad Programmer

Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America; Manitowoc, WI 54220, USA Req #634
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.

Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.


  1. Program CNC turret and laser.

  2. Programming software development and resolve programming software issues.

  3. Program using AutoCAD, Sheetworks, Creo, and Sigma Nest.

  4. Troubleshoot programming software errors.

  5. Generate floor channel spreadsheet weekly and download to Rollformer weekly.

  6. Change/fine tune software parameters where applicable.

  7. Develop nested turret and laser programs with the best possible sheet utilization.

  8. As required, assist Fabrication Engineer with various projects.

  9. Program parts according to new or latest drawing revision.  Forward necessary information to Fabrication Department cells.

  10. Program shop orders using BPCS schedule.  Forward all necessary information to Fabrication Department cells.

  11. Develop and perform offline programming of press brake bending software.

  12. Work with Fabrication and Engineering Department to resolve manufacturing issues.

  13. Work with KI-Green Bay Design and Fabrication Engineer to resolve prototype and design issues.

  14. Proficient in AutoCAD and understanding of sheet metal processing software platform used at KI.

  15. Learn how to operate and run various fabrication equipment including but not limited to: Laser, FOM, Tri-Mill, Monarch Machining, Brakes, Turret, and Bender.

  16. Knowledge of programming platforms used on the FOM, Tri-Mill, & Monarch Machining Centers.

  17. Provide training for technicians on automated systems.

  18. Regularly provide improvement suggestions.

  19. Foster an environment of continuous improvement and encourage suggestions from team members.

  20. Maintain a clean/safe working environment.

  21. Maintain safety as the highest priority.

  22. Report unsafe working conditions or equipment.



  1. Two-year technical degree or ability to obtain two-year technical degree preferred.

  2. Knowledge of AutoCAD, GeoPoint programming, Fabriwin programming, Amada nesting, and DNC scheduling software.

  3. Knowledge of Windows operating system and DOS commands.

  4. Knowledge of sheet metal practices, flat blanks, turret punch press, and press brake.

  5. Ability to read and understand blue prints.

  6. Ability to program numerous machining centers along with fabric cutting machine.

  7. Knowledge and ability to run turret and brake presses.

  8. Prior leadership experience helpful.

  9. Ability to be a team player as well as work individually while making decisions on own
    and working with minimal supervision.

  10. Ability to provide clear direction and train others while motivating others
    respectfully and successfully.

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Manitowoc, WI - Manufacturing, 1400 S 41st St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America
  • Manitowoc, WI 54220, USA