CNC Programmer 1st shift in Vancouver, WA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are seeking to add a CNC Programmer to our team in Vancouver, WA on 1st shift! Hours will be Monday-Friday from 7A-3:30PM.

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

Administer the activities of the production organization to meet manufacturing targets and objectives for safety, quality, delivery, and cost. Participate as a member of the HGC supervisory team that provides leadership, direction to develop and implement plans to meet group targets and objectives.

In this role you will:

  • Conduct CNC maintenance and upkeep
  • Manage spare part inventory for CNC cutting tools and fixtures
  • Design and build new CNC fixtures
  • Create and edit new and existing CNC programs
  • Maintain plastic molds and CNC fixtures
  • Assist in the development and design of new molds and fixtures
  • Able to create 3D models using solid works
  • Train employees as needed  
  • Help with quality assurance of final product
  • Assist with process improvement of all fixtures, molds and CNC programs
  • Work with tooling suppliers
  • Work with machine suppliers
  • Stay current on new cutting tool technology to reduce cost or increase productivity

The perfect person will have:

  • 2 years progressively responsible experience in CNC programing and operation
  • Associates degree or completion of trade/vocational school program, Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Drafting, preferred.
  • Knowledge of safety protocol
  • Knowledge of quality control criteria
  • Knowledge of tools and tool making
  • Skill in machine maintenance, calibration, and repair
  • Skill in machine operation
  • Skill in pattern making
  • Skill in CAD 3D drafting (Solid Works)
  • Skilled at using ASPREE
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to proactively diagnose machine malfunctions
  • Ability to prepare and present machine operation training

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.
  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program
  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts.  During this year’s flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns. 

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.