2322- CNC Programmer

Date Posted: 10- June- 13
Categories: Production
Location: Stafford, TX

Compressor Products International (CPI) designs, manufactures and markets precision-engineered lubrication and sealing components for reciprocating compressors used in chemical plants, refineries and natural gas processing and transportation facilities.

We have a great opportunity for an advanced programmer to make a huge impact in our company. We need someone with great tooling knowledge and who enjoys maximizing machine output. We have recently purchased state-of-the-art multi-axis CNC machines and need that next level thinker to help us put them to work. 

Basic Functions
• Primarily using ESPRIT CAM and knowledge of G&M codes, programs all CNC machines for our full range of products.
• Maximizes the output and efficiency of all CNC machines to process orders as lean as possible.
• Strategically selects tooling to meet the production needs while maintaining or reducing costs
• Strategically schedules jobs for minimum tooling change-over.
• Reads and works from prints, process sheets, written, and verbal instructions to tolerances of .0005”.
• Uses Gauges, calipers, micrometers to measure work.
• Works with all metallic and non metallic materials.
• Works with minimum supervision but willing to take advice from others.
• Must have demonstrated good job performance and good attitude.
• Must be a team player and willing to work together for solutions.

Carries out responsibilities in accordance with CPI –Compressor Products International and EnPro Industries policies and procedure as well as applicable federal or state laws.

Travel Requirements:
 No Travel Requirements


• Time management, planning, and analytical skills.
• Detail-oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
• Ability to understand CPI’s safety standards and guidelines.
• Ability to communicate – orally and in writing both internally and externally.
• Must be able to routinely follow work orders and customer specifications with attention to quality.
• Must be able to work occasional overtime.
• Must have experience with CAM and CAD software.

Position Qualifications:

Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee must be able to sometimes sit; use hands to handle or feel equipment or generate/prepare reports, reach with hands and arms to install equipment, and talk or hear to communicate with internal and external customers as well as management and other fellow employees. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch in order to install and/or diagnose customer or company equipment and/or tooling. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus in order to read product results and generate customer/management reporting as requirement as well as communication documentation as needed. Most remain alert at all times.

Language Skills

Must possess the ability to read, interpret system reports and/or documents, safety procedures and guidelines, operating and maintenance instructions, operating procedure manuals and blueprints. Must be able to follow routine procedure.

Reasoning Ability

Must possess the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; and an ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to use complex equipment requiring continuous attention. Must be able to make minor decisions.

Educational Requirements

• Level 2 Five (5) years’ experience.
• Level 3 Five (5+) years’ experience.
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Must have experience using vertical mills, horizontal lathes, lathes with live tooling, multi-axis mill-turn centers.
• Experience with a horizontal machining center with pallet system is a plus
• Experience using g-code and/or macro experience is valuable to this position.
• Experience in lean manufacturing principles are a plus


Broad knowledge of the oil and gas manufacturing industry to include experience in manufacturing and reconditioning of compressor components.

Position Location
CPI is located in Stafford, Texas

How to Apply
Please e-mail your resume to jobs@c-p-i.com
Please include Position applying for and any references in your e-mail.

Note: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. EOE