Job Title:  CNC Programmer-1st Shift

Req ID:  38262
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, US, 36109


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

Recommend and develop CNC Programs and processes for optimum machinery and manufacturing efficiency.

  • Shifts: 7:00am-4:30pm Monday-Thursday and 7:00am-11:00am Friday 
  • Benefits: Healthcare, Vision, Dental, 401K Match, Quarterly Bonuses, PTO, Company Holidays and $3,000 sign on bonus for external applicants


  • Recommends and establishes Computer Numerical Control machine tool methods and procedures to replace existing conventional metal removal and machining methods.
  •  Suggests and optimizes machine tool speeds and feeds to maintain high manufacturing demands while holding the required tolerances and obtaining maximizing tool life.
  •  Initiate written requests for tooling and fixtures used on CNC machine tools such as lathes, mills, punch presses as well as secondary machines.
  •  Develop CNC programs for two (2) or more axis machine tools using the current approved software package.
  •  Develop the best CNC method of manufacturing with regards to machine selection, fixtures and tooling.
  •  Assist tool design in the development and implementation of fixtures for new product lines.
  • Perform mathematical calculations (i.e., trigonometry) to assure correct x, y and z coordinates for machined features.
  • Develop spreadsheets to analyze any given opportunity (test tooling cost analysis, etc.
  • Work with machine tool and tooling vendors to assure the products purchased meets the needs of the Montgomery facility.
  • Develop standard work, tool setup sheets, and standard operations sheets for production jobs.
  • Trouble shoots various problems (i.e., improper tooling, dull tools, wrong location of machined feature, etc.) and develop corrective action to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Type memos to keep management and various vendors informed on projects.
  • Assist with the training of the production machinist. #ZRKJ

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational/Technical

Required Experience

Education/License Requirements

High school graduate/GED - Minimum.  Associate Degree/trade school preferred.

Experience Requirements

1.         Minimum five (5) years experience in machining/metal removal methods.

2.         Good verbal and written communication skills.

3.         Sound trouble shooting skills.

4.         Strong math skills including the ability to apply them.

5.         Minimum one (1) year CNC related programming experience.

6.         Good interpersonal skills.

7.         Minimum of three (3) years CAD experience preferred.

8.         General PC skills including Microsoft Word and Excel. 


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  38262
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, US, 36109

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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