Draughtsman CNC Programmer

Draughtsman CNC Programmer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Draughtsman CNC Programmer to join our team.


  • Ensure drawings & CDP’s are produced within the agreed time frame to avoid delays in the progress of the job;
  • Produce, update and maintain CNC programs for the laser machin;
  • Perform nesting layouts for optimum use of steel plate & ensure material wastage is minimised;
  • Enter all new drawings into the network soft-copy filing system (Kardex) to ensure they are readily recoverable;
  • Implement engineering changes on standard product drawings, after consultation with production and engineering;
  • Update existing drawings to ensure design revisions are captured;
  • Compile BOM’s for standard parts ensuring accuracy of all data and ensuring standard drawings are in production areas;
  • Comply with standard drawing office practice to ensure uniformity of drawings;
  • Produce detailed design drawings of components to ensure the necessary manufacturing details can be interpreted;
  • Adhere to health and safety standards in compliance with company policy and legislation;
  • Check own drawings for dimensional accuracy & compatibility of parts & to ensure errors are not carried through to production;
  • Ensure that the quality of designs are practical and in line with standard product designs.


  • Draughting Diploma from a recognised tertiary institution;
  • Driver’s License;
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office Suite);
  • Practical knowledge of Inventor, AutoCAD and TruTOPS CNC Software;
  • Knowledge of quality assurance management systems;
  • At least 3 years drawing office experience with exposure in tolerances, limits and fits, welding symbols and surface finishes;
  • Proven experience in generating mechanical and structural detailed drawings that have been fabricated and successfully installed;
  • Grade 12 (Matric).