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CNC Programmer/Operator II

Company: Supernal
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world's communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people's ability to move - whether for work or play.
What we do:
The CNC Programmer/Operator II applies technical knowledge and expertise to support the Machine Shop. This role is hands-on, working with M&P Engineering staff toward building & implementing conventional and novel materials and process solutions that lead to the certification & production of new AAM vehicles. This position collaborates with M&P, Manufacturing, & Design Engineering verticals during the development process.
What you can do:

  • Read and follow material specifications, process specifications, work orders that support manufacturing & ensure quality
  • Read and interpret design drawings and CAD models
  • Generate tool path programming for 3 & 5-axis machining using CAD/CAM software
  • Perform set-up and fixturing of raw stock and execute CNC machining of parts from aluminum and composite materials
  • Responsible for maintaining calibration and maintenance schedules of all equipment in the Machine Shop
  • Responsible for Machine Shop consumable material inventory management and general housekeeping of the Machine Shop
  • Responsible for cutting tool selection and maintenance
  • Responsible for stringent documentation of all work including photo collection and process notes/observations
  • Development of Job Hazard Assessment (JHA) documentation for various shop operations
  • Contribute to root cause analysis and failure investigations of development parts and process equipment
  • Mentor junior technicians
  • May require up to 10% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

    What you can contribute:

    • High school diploma or equivalent GED required
    • Minimum ten (10) years of related experience (an equivalent combination of formal training or certificate courses and experience may be considered)
    • Fundamental understanding of GD&T
    • Technical understanding of FANUC machine language and familiarity with CMS milling equipment
    • Technical understanding of milling best practices for aluminum and composite materials
    • Understanding of a first principles' approach to problem solving
    • Strong mechanical assembly aptitude, ability to use various hand tools, power tools, and handheld measuring tools
    • Proficient in Atlassian products Confluence & JIRA
    • Technical familiarity with 3D CAD and CAM software
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
    • Proficient in MS Office Suite products Excel, Word, & PowerPoint

      Physical demands and work environment:

      • Must be able to perform physical work including bending, kneeling, lifting up to 50 pounds.

        Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other category or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:
        This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code subject to U.S. export controls laws and regulations. If an export authorization from an applicable US regulatory agency is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal's receipt of such regulatory authorization(s) and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations pursuant to such authorization(s).
        -Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location.The per-hour pay range for this position is:$46.49-$58.33 USDClick or visit: to view our benefits!

Keywords: Supernal, Irvine , CNC Programmer/Operator II, IT / Software / Systems , Irvine, California

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