CNC Programmer / Operator - Full Time - La Porte (TX)United States


At Sulzer, you are empowered to deliver superior results. As a pioneer in industry we have a proud heritage of innovation and continue to evolve for the future. Join our story and create your own impact by developing your expertise and building solutions that help make our lives safer, smarter and more sustainable.


Join our Services_AME  team within Services division in United States as CNC Programmer / Operator to help us take Turbo Services to the next level. 


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Primary function is to produce a cad model from data obtained from the reverse engineering of the part. From the model generate a CNC program for machining the part in the CNC.
  • Machine setup and operate CNC machining centers or setup and operate CNC lathes.
  • Secondary functions including but not limited to operating manual lathes, VTL’’s and mills.
  • Additional functions is to set-up and operate CNC milling centers
  • Provide feedback to CNC programmer for optimization of machining process.
  • Complete all documentation pertaining to the work assignment.
  • Train new hires or engineers associated with the project being worked on.
  • Proficient in use of hand measuring tools for dimensional inspections.
  • Communicate with the other operators in order to maintain continuity between shifts.
  • Inspect machine and adjust setup as needed.
  • Help maintain equipment, this includes the following: Check / Add oil, Clean machine after each shift, place tooling in correct location and organize
  • Be on the job site and in your assigned work area at the scheduled time
  • Keep work area clean and well organized during all phases of the project
  • Must follow the STS dress code and maintain a professional appearance at all times.
  • Maintain accurate time sheets on a daily basis.
  • Complete company-required training programs.
  • Comply with the requirements of risk assessments and safety procedures.
  • Use PPE as identified in risk assessments or other related safety documents.
  • Report any instances of spillage, uncontrolled exposure or other related safety issues to their line manager.
  • Ensure the correct use of waste segregation facilities and the efficient use of natural resources and raw materials.


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Must have CNC operating and setup experience
  • Broad understanding of preparatory and misc. functions (G&M codes).
  • Be able to interpret manufacturing drawings with GD&T tolerancing.
  • Experience CNC Programming
  • Must have experience working with rotating equipment.
  • Must be able to use precision measuring instruments.
  • Must have own tools or ability to acquire.
  • Must be able to work overtime, when necessary.
  • Communicate clearly, both written and oral.


Your benefits:

  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 15 Paid Time Off (PTO) Days
  • Medical, dental, vision, life & disability
  • 401K with 6% company match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Bonus Programs


SULZER is proud to be ranked among the top 25 engineering companies worldwide – according to the Forbes World’s Best Employer list 2021.


Location: We are based in La Porte (TX).  


Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

About us

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and application technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class production facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2020, our 15’000 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.3 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).

As one of the awarded World’s Best Employers, we are proud to be among the Top 25 engineering companies worldwide and rank nr. 8 in Switzerland. Our position reflects our commitment to create a work environment where everyone is empowered to make a real impact.


Through a network of over 100 service sites around the world, Sulzer provides cutting-edge parts as well as maintenance and repair solutions for pumps, turbines, compressors, motors and generators. We service our own original equipment, but also all associated third-party rotating equipment run by our customers, maximizing its sustainability and life cycle cost-effectiveness. Our technology-based solutions, fast execution and expertise in complex maintenance projects are available at our customers’ doorsteps.

Explore other opportunities here: