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CNC Programmer


Updated on 7/9/2024

ABL Space Systems

ABL Space Systems

201-500 employees

Builds rockets for small satellite launches


Compensation Overview

$40 - $60Hourly


El Segundo, CA, USA

Backend Engineering
Embedded Engineering
Web Development
Software Engineering
  • 12+ years of CNC Mill programming and machining experience
  • Expert working knowledge of Mastercam including advanced 5th Axis Tool Paths
  • Expert working knowledge of Haas CNC Machines and Haas Controls
  • Expert in superalloy machining
  • GD&T
  • Strong with inspection tools and inspection processes
  • High School diploma or GED, equivalent combination of education and experience, plus college-level training in machine process/CNC Machine programming
  • Use of Mastercam to create new computer numerical control (CNC) programs and review/edit existing CNC programs for production and development hardware
  • Vericut Numerical Control (NC) files and maintain revision control on CNC programs
  • Create set-up sheets with tool lists for machining operations
  • Support with CNC machining and CNC machinist job requirements a minimum of 50% of weekly hours
  • Set-up and operate multi-axis Computer Numerical control (CNC) equipment to produce conforming hardware
  • Review models, drawings, and cam files to provide input on designs for manufacturability
  • Perform cutting parameter adjustments on machine control for tooling, fixturing, and hardware as needed
  • Perform in-process and first article inspections
  • Own machine care and preventative maintenance
  • Support as needed with post-machining operations including but not limited to deburr, cleaning, and part marking
  • Support with material loading and handling
  • Submit purchase orders for tooling per job requirements and add tools to vendor managed inventory (VMI) list for standard components
  • Work in concert with operations leadership and engineering to develop machining process order of operations
  • Design and machine custom tooling and fixturing
  • Support with issue ticket rework operations in accordance with issue ticket protocols

ABL Space Systems specializes in building rockets for launching small satellites, featuring technologies like additively manufactured 13,000lbf engines entirely produced in-house, and the innovative GS0 ground system designed for global deployment. This capability showcases its leadership in modular and mobile launch solutions, making it an attractive workplace for professionals passionate about aerospace innovation and operational efficiency. The emphasis on in-house production and cutting-edge technology facilitates a dynamic work environment conducive to rapid learning and significant contributions to the field of aerospace.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



El Segundo, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth