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CNC Programmer, Engraving & Die Production

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    Posted: 02/28/14
    Job Type: Full Time
    Location: Ottawa

    Under supervision and within the policies and procedures of the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM), the CNC Programmer, Engraving and Die Production possesses specialized knowledge of CNC machinery in order to perform the tooling fabrication in Engraving and Die Production. Specific knowledge is required to operate CNC milling machines, lathes, buffing machine, laser etc. as well as the ability to troubleshoot and perform maintenance activities on this equipment.  This position is required to efficiently plan workflow in order to meet agreed-upon objectives while ensuring quality of work, and that production steps are completed in accordance with H&S policies and ISO Standards.  The CNC Programmer is expected to develop specific work routines in compliance with the RCM’s work policies and also plans workflow on CNC machines, maximizing productivity and efficiency. 


    Education and Previous Experience
    : College Degree in Machining and a minimum of 5 years in vertical milling, lathes and LASER machining. 

    Knowledge:  Knowledge of macro programming. Advanced knowledge of Word and Excel. Knowledge of metric and imperial measurement systems. Knowledge of related equipment, such as C.N.C lathes, automated buffing machines, vertical grinders, C.N.C laser etching machines, hobbing presses, PVD coating machines, sandblasters, and vacuum heat treat furnaces . Awareness of health and safety in the workplace. Knowledge of quality standards, related to die polishing and die processing.

    Abilities / Skills: Demonstrated ability in writing work instructions and perform training. Demonstrated interpersonal skills including; cooperation, team work, and a good working relationship with collegues and management. Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.  Must possess strong communication skills, be flexible from operating to instructing, intiative and be a definite self-starter and problem solver.  

    This opening is to be filled on a continuous operation and/or shift work.

    If you qualify for the mandatory requirements, and if the above describes your abilities and interests, please forward your resumé and cover letter in confidence to:
    Royal Canadian Mint, Human Resources,
    320 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0G8
    Fax : (613) 998-0272
    e-mail :

    While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    The Royal Canadian Mint promotes equity in employment: As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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