Senior Machining Engineer - CNC

3+ months agoPhoenix, AZ


Kforce has a growing client in search of a Senior Machining/Manufacturing Engineer - CNC in Tucson, AZ. We are looking for candidates nationwide willing to relocate to Tucson, AZ. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager.Responsibilities:

  • Design manufacturing process plans for complex design/build assemblies used in Defense & Aerospace Industries
  • Responsible for designing, implementing and training on processes for manufacturing complex assemblies used in Defense and Aerospace
  • Design one-of-a-kind machining/assembly fixtures and tooling
  • Create multi-configuration revision controlled models and detailed drawings using SolidWorks
  • Create work instructions by dissecting projects into discernable incremental tasks; These include machining, fabrication and QA/QC functions
  • Manage production controls: work instructions, drawings, BOMs & test plans
  • Train teams to manufacture and assemble per manufacturing work instructions
  • Capture manufacturing data and recording in a OneNote log
  • Actively participate and engage in QA/QC processes
  • Work with customers on manufacturability, schedule, quality & testing
  • Support multiple concurrent projects through to completion
  • Justify and implement capital improvement projects


  • BS or AS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace or similar field is preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years design experience
  • Minimum 5-8 years of hands on manufacturing
  • Minimum 5-8 years machining experience in 3 & 4 axis machines including programming
  • At least 3-5 years using SolidWorks Software or similar CAD Software package
  • CAD/CAM and CNC programming experience preferred - Mastercam preferred
  • Robust computer skills and strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Cost estimating experience
  • Working knowledge of GD&T
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication and welding is a preferred
  • Jig and fixture design experience, both for machining and fabrication
  • Supervisory experience - able to manage small fabrication/assembly teams
  • Knowledge of process control and ability to create manufacturing documentation using SolidWorks and Office Suite products
  • Knowledge of inventory control, able to create and control BOMs, inventory check lists
  • Knowledge of Industry codes such as ISO, ASME, AWS
  • Process improvement training (i.e. Lean/Six Sigma)
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."