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CNC Programmer and Operator

Playpower Labs

Playpower Labs

Software Engineering
Englewood, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

CNC Programmer and Operator

3.0 out of 5
Englewood, CO 80112

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Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday


Englewood, CO 80112

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  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

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Company Overview & Values
At PlayPower, we are not just a company; we’re a passionate family of brands dedicated to creating moments of joy and inspiration through play. As a global leader in crafting premier recreational equipment, our mission is to ignite imaginations and fuel creativity in people of all ages. By joining our team of over 1600 employees across the world, you are joining a community that believes in the Power of Play! If you're ready to make a lasting impact and bring laughter and fun to the lives of children and adults, explore our exciting opportunities to help us to create a world where play knows no limits.

Company Values:
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Respect and Caring for Others
  • Openness and Collaboration
  • Individual and Team Accountability
  • Passion and Purpose

Position Overview
The CNC Programmer/Operator will create programs for CNC routing and will do woodworking for custom play elements, as well as create and affix wooden bases to play pieces and prepare items for fiberglass. This job will also perform hands-on work, building custom products from wood, utilizing saws, CNC machine and other tools.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Examines and builds to the specifications of the customer's order using drawings, work orders, or blueprints to determine the characteristics of the finished item, materials to be used, and machine setup requirements.
  • Program and operate the CNC routers.
  • Build crates, base platforms, rule signs and other elements to specifications.
  • Apply paint to completed sculpts.
  • Examines and programs the CNC router machines to the specifications of the customer's order using drawings, work orders, or blueprints to determine the characteristics of the finished item, materials to be used, and machine setup requirements.
  • Program and operate the CNC routers.
  • Make simple repairs, if required, by using a handheld air or electric grinder.
  • Support (hands on as necessary) in production to the specifications of the customer's order using drawings, blueprints and routing instructions to determine the characteristics of the finished item.
  • Use, maintain and clean saws, blades, sanders, spray guns, knives, and other equipment as required.
  • Maintain records of labor time and materials used, and record appropriately.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area; observe and implement proper safety practices.
  • Attend cross-department meetings to collaborate with design and engineering on detail drawings.
  • Other duties as assigned. The above description is intended to describe the duties of an employee in general terms and does not necessarily describe all duties.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • High School Education or GED
  • Ability to program and operate CNC machines.
  • Ability to use CAD/CAM software (ArtCam preferred).
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • A strong understanding and grasp of cutting, sanding, and patterning is required.
  • Significant experience and proficiency with hand held cutting tools and table saws is required.
  • Ability to understand production drawings, build to specifications, understand and apply safety standards and procedures.
  • A working knowledge of AUTOCAD 2008 or higher, Adobe products which include Illustrator, and Photoshop strongly preferred.

Tools Used:
CAD/CAM Software, NetSuite, BaseCamp, CNC machine, Sanders, Hand Tools, Pneumatic Power Tools, Spray Guns, Band Saw, Knives, Electric Power Tools, Forklift, etc.

Company Information and Disclaimer

Working Conditions:
  • Carrying, pushing or pulling parts to area.
  • Lifting and bending frequently.
  • Steel toed shoes are required at all times when in production area.
  • Safety Glasses are required at all times when in production area.
  • Hearing protection is required only in specified areas.

Position Location:
Position is onsite Monday through Friday and not remote eligible. Only under special circumstance(s) will the person be allowed to work remotely and with express written consent of senior leadership.

Compensation for this position will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and qualifications, aligning with industry standards. The salary range for Englewood, CO is also based upon geographical market standards for the industry and position in those areas.

There is a possibility of a bonus(es) based on individual performance and merit to be paid at the sole discretion of the company, but bonus(es) are not guaranteed unless outlined in writing in the offer letter extended to the candidate selected for the position.

PlayPower and its subsidiaries, PLAYPOWER, offers a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to, paid time off, health insurance, and 401(K) for full-time positions.
Qualified candidates only. Please apply through our website and click on careers or on Indeed. Although we appreciate all interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Reference checks and pre-employment drug testing will be conducted.

The pay range for this position starts as listed in the job posting but could be higher based on education, experience, and the location of the position. Please note, compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each opening. We take into consideration the minimum requirements outlined in the job description, such as an individual's education, training and experience, the position's work location, required travel (if any), and external market conditions when determining the final salary for potential new hires. Be aware that salary estimates published via alternate online job boards may not be a true representation of the actual pay range offered for this position. Please refer to the job description for accurate starting pay range information or feel free to discuss this with an HR professional if you are chosen to move forward with an interview. This position may be eligible for bonuses based on company discretion.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with it. PLAYPOWER reserves the right to change job duties, including essential job functions, according to business necessity.

EEOC Statement:
PlayPower and all subsidiaries are committed to a policy of promoting equal employment opportunities. The company recognizes the importance of diversity and leveraging the skills and talents of all people to the mutual advantage of each individual and the organization. The company is committed to the prevention of employment discrimination related to race, religion, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, and military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other action covered by federal or applicable state/local laws.
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