NC Programmer – 5-Axis

By June 12, 2024

Company Description

Applied Aerospace Structures Corporation (AASC) is a leading aerospace business based in Stockton, California. With over 500 employees and 330,000 square feet of manufacturing floor space, AASC specializes in the fabrication and testing of complex composite and metal bonded structural assemblies for the Aerospace Industry. The company has been in business since 1954 and is ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100 Rev D certified.

Role Description

The NC Programmer will apply computer aided manufacturing software to Customer or AASC supplies engineering (CAD models, drawings, etc.) to create CNC programs to run CNC controlled machines. Must have a working knowledge of Mastercam and should be skilled in using ANSI 14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.


· Uses computer aided manufacturing software to create CNC Machining Programs to aid in the manufacturing of flight and tooling machined components.
· Maintains CNC Program revision status and archives computer files per AASC procedures.
· Generates associated tool list and setup sheets for CNC Programs.
· Analyzes data to determine feasibility of product proposal.
· Follows engineering data control procedures.


· Working knowledge of CAM software: Mastercam & Verisurf
· Skilled in the use of ANSI Y14.5 – Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
· Must have strong interpersonal and good communication skills.
· Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within a particular field.
· Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
· Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with internal teams, contractors, and vendors.
· Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and quality
· General level requires a Bachelor’s Degree plus 5 years’ experience, or a total of 10 years’ experience in the related field, or 5 years’ experience with 5-Axis
· Senior level requires a Bachelor’s Degree plus 10 years’ experience, or a total of 15 years’ experience in the related field.


Preferred Qualifications:
· Strong experience operating a CNC machine
· Familiarity with a manufacturing environment
· Strong experience in Autocad, Solidworks,Creo, Catia or NX


If you possess the skills and qualifications listed above and are eager to contribute to our commitment to quality, please submit your resume for consideration.

Note: This job posting is for informational purposes only and does not guarantee the availability of a job position. The requirements and responsibilities mentioned may vary depending on the specific needs of the company at the time of hiring.

The salary range for this role is $35.00 – $55.00 per hour. This is the lowest to highest salary we reasonably and in good faith believe we would pay for this open role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, and business or organizational needs.

Applied Aerospace Structures Corp is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics under federal, state and local laws. AASC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities or individuals who have a religious or medical accommodation.

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