Crane Aerospace & Electronics CNC Programmer in Burbank, California

CNC Programmer

Location CA, Burbank

Department Operations

Employment Type Full Time

The Aerospace Group designs, manufactures and supports critical aircraft systems and components, offering innovative solutions forFluid Management, andVirtually all commercial and military aircraft fly with products manufactured by the Aerospace Group.

We look for flexible professionals who are capable of working with minimal supervision and can adapt to changing environments. We look for people who are challenged by other people, who like being around well-educated, well-versed professionals. For these people, Crane Aerospace & Electronics provides a creative outlet and high level of participation. People in the company build the company.

We have a career opportunity for a CNC Programmer in our Burbank, California site.


  • Determine the sequence of machine operations, and select the proper cutting tools needed to machine pieces into the desired shapes.

  • Revise programs and/or tapes to eliminate errors, and retest programs to check that problems have been solved.

  • Analyze job orders, drawings, blueprints, specifications, printed circuit board pattern films, and design data in order to calculate dimensions, tool selection, machine speeds, and feed rates. Determine reference points, machine cutting paths, or hole locations, and compute angular and linear dimensions, radii, and curvatures.

  • Observe machines on trial runs or conduct computer simulations to ensure that programs and machinery will function properly and produce items that meet specifications.

  • Compare encoded tapes or computer printouts with original part specifications and blueprints to verify accuracy of instructions.

  • Enter coordinates of hole locations into program memories by depressing pedals or buttons of programmers.

  • Write programs in the language of a machine's controller and store programs on media such as punch tapes, magnetic tapes, or disks.

  • Modify existing programs to enhance efficiency.

  • Enter computer commands to store or retrieve parts patterns, graphic displays, or programs that transfer data to other media.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience setting up and operating a variety of machines.

  • Advanced knowledge of tooling and programming.

  • Demonstrated ability to edit programs.

  • Ability to interpret blueprints and work orders.

Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. Visit our website at for more information on our company, benefits and great opportunities.

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.