CNC Programmer, Mt. Juliet, TN

DESTACO, a Dover Company, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance automation, workholding, and remote handling solutions.  The company serves customers in variety of end-markets, including the automotive, life sciences, consumer goods, packaging, aerospace, and nuclear sectors.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Built on a legacy of over 100 years, DESTACO offers a comprehensive portfolio of products to engineer precise movement, placement and control solutions that drive productivity and uptime for manufacturers around the world. The DESTACO family of products consists of industry-leading brands such as DESTACO Manual and Power Clamps, Camco and Ferguson Indexers, Robohand Grippers and CRL Manipulators and Transfer Ports.  

DESTACO is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and operates globally through ~800 employees across 13 locations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues of $7 billion. The company delivers innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.”

The CNC Programmer DESTACO is a position that assists in developing, evaluating, and improving production and processing methods and controls in manufacturing to achieve operational excellence. Works in conjunction with manufacturing engineer on recommending and implementing operational sequences, equipment utilization and tooling improvements and efficiencies regarding to ensure cost, quality and operational improvements. He/she will assist in leading the effort of establishing work measurement standards and play an active role in ensuring quality, safety, and lean manufacturing systems and processes (SMED, Kaizen, 5S).

The CNC Programmer / Associate Manufacturing Engineer reports to the Manufacturing Manager, Mount Juliet, TN. The position is located at the Mount Juliet, TN facility, and requires minimal travel (up to 10%). The position requires the ability to work independently but with oversight and direction from the Manufacturing Manager. The position requires the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with engineering, materials, operations, and quality, and work and communicate across at various levels across the organization.



Key Job Responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Develops manufacturing process using ERP software
  • Assists in the evaluation and development of manufacturing processes by studying product requirements and researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; and confirming manufacturing processes.
  • Complies with government regulations and managing environmental requirements.
  • Assists setup personnel with process or tooling issues, recommending necessary fixturing and tooling used in manufacturing.
  • Analyzes and solves process and tool-related problems, ensuring or increasing productivity.
  • Makes recommendations to modify or replace equipment when necessary to support demand or improve productivity.
  • Establishes and updates manufacturing standards (rates, BOM’s, etc.)
  • Ensure integrity of prints, bills of material, setup sheets and routings.
  • Works closely with procurement, production, marketing, field, and technical services policies and practices.
  • Performs all work in a manner that ensures safety of self and others.
  • Supports Destaco policies and procedures, including those governing the quality system as defined by ISO9001.


 Leadership Competencies aligned with Dover and executed in Destaco:

  • Winning the Right Way: Creates a culture that is committed to the highest ethical standards, conducts business within those standards.
  • Customer Value & Market Focus: Knows and understands the global market and global manufacturing best practices. Ensures superior value delivered to customers/markets.
  • Results-Driven: Produces results that meet or exceed Dover standards of performance.



Job Requirements:

  • 2 – 4 years experience in CNC Programming  and/or Associate Manufacturing Engineering or related field
  • Experienced in implementing Lean tools


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to build, train and lead a strong positive team environment
  • Analyzes, solves and implements solutions independent
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office tools (Word, Excel)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with CAD/CAM software (Solidworks, Mastercam)
  • Working knowledge of Blue Print reading
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing methods, tooling, fixturing and materials
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills


Education and Certification Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing or related field preferred.  Equivalent experience acceptable.


Travel Requirements

  • Minimal travel (up to 10%)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Tennessee : Mt. Juliet

Sub Division : DESTACO Tennessee

Job Requisition ID : 1085

Dover Corporation
Full time
Mt. Juliet, Tennessee 37121, US