CNC Lead Programmer


Halcyon MFG


$40-60/HR DOE

Job Description

About us

At Halcyon Manufacturing, we are a Silicon Valley-based premier contract manufacturer that produces quality parts for a wide range of industries. Our talented and highly experienced operators design and build products for the defense, aerospace, automotive, medical, and semiconductor industries. Our shop is equipped with leading-edge machinery, tools, and knowledge. We have the capacity to produce parts from a wide range of materials. We specialize in aluminum, brass, copper, titanium, stainless steel, and plastics. We offer high-quality CNC milling, CNC turning, and 5-axis machining.


The Position

We are looking for an experienced CNC Programmer to join our team as programmer lead. This position will be responsible for programming complex 5 axis prototype parts. Managing the programming team and continuous improvement to the programming dept. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with an aptitude to improve with a can-do attitude and perform in a fast pace prototype environment. We produce parts to a wide range of sectors including Semi-Conductor, Medical, Aerospace, and Home Defense. Our facility is filled with only the highest quality equipment and maintained to an immaculate clean/safe environment for all of our team members. Prior knowledge and experience in the manufacturing industry is required.


Job Duties (But not limited to):

  • The intent to learn and grow with your team and the company
  • Manage internal due dates of jobs and programs
  • Contribute during contract review and management meetings
  • Prototype & Production approach Programming on Cam
  • Produce clear set up instructions for program hand off
  • Perform Set Up on 3/5 Axis Milling Machines (Fanuc Controls).
  • Produce quality parts to blueprint specifications
  • Interpret blueprints and work instructions
  • Verifies correct manufacture of parts by utilizing measuring instruments (calipers, micrometers, depth micrometers, verniers).
  • Resolve machining or quality issues
  • Planning, strategizing, and selection of cutting tools/work holding/fixturing


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 5yrs experience CNC setup experience
  • Minimum 5yrs experience Programming with MasterCAM
  • Prototype and Production manufacturing experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of blueprint reading and understanding of GD&T
  • Ability to work with close tolerances as tight as +/-.0001
  • Firm understanding of milling tools and ability to determine appropriate feed and speed
  • Problem solving with company’s team
  • Must be able to retain and convey complex information relating to job
  • Attention to details, Analytical Skills, Team Work, and Communication Skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation
  • Must be permanent US resident


Desired Experience

  • Experience with Fanuc
  • Experience with MasterCam/Fusion 360
  • Experience with quality inspection and CMM operation
  • Experience maintaining machinery and work centers through preventative maintenance programs


Company Values

  • Passion: We believe the core of true quality work comes from passion. We promise to treat each job big or small as if it were our own.
  • Integrity: We believe in transparency. Earning trust by matching our behaviors to our work. We promise that we will always be responsible for our actions while holding ourselves to the highest possible standards.
  • Discipline: We believe in staying engaged in our work and never cutting corners. We promise to have a focused attitude of self-control that drives systematic and consistent results.
  • Standardization: We believe in being process-oriented to ensure the repeatability and reliability of our work. We promise to trust in our process so that we can continuously measure and focus on improving our performances.
  • Team: We believe in the skills, dedication, and knowledge of our diverse team. We promise to always push each other to make this company great together.


Compensation and schedules:

  • The position will be full time Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Pay: $40-60/hr (Depending on Experience)

Tour Our Shop by clicking here!

Apply for Job

Please enter a valid phone number.
Max. file size: 50 MB.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

About the Space

Offering or Seeking?(Required)
Please describe the property you have available or are seeking with all important details of the space.
Who should we contact with questions?
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 P: 415 408 5605

Manufacture : San Jose

1608 Las Plumas Avenue
San Jose, CA 95133
P: 408 326 0591


150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107
P: 415 408 5605