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Prototyping Specialist - CNC Machinist

Company: Oculus
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are expanding a modern prototyping facility to support our engineering design teams in the creation of future generations of FRL products. This facility is designed for model making, prototyping and short-run production of typically fewer than 100 pieces.We are seeking a CNC Prototyping Machinist to join our team. This role will be responsible for CNC programming, process development, and machining, and required working with engineers and designers to prototype ideas from start to finish with ownership of the entire process. Our products utilize a variety of materials (from plastics to hard metals) and processes and the CNC Prototyping Machinist will either be familiar and experienced with these technologies or able to quickly get up to speed on new technologies.The prototyping facility includes advanced 5- and 3-axis CNC machine tools, 5-axis water-jet cutting, and manual machine tools. The CNC Prototyping Machinist is responsible for the safe setup, operation and maintenance of this equipment, including tooling and fixture specification and procurement.The machinist will work closely with mechanical engineering and industrial design teams to solve design and manufacturing issues. We move fast and are looking for a person who is driven to find fast, efficient ways to go from CAD models to finished parts in real materials on complex geometries and compressed timelines.We are a tight knit group with a passion for making things, the ideal candidate brings diverse perspectives stemming from broad experience with fabrication processes and prototyping methods not limited to CNC machining.

Prototyping Specialist - CNC Machinist Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for CAM programming and operation of all CNC and manual machining equipment
  • CNC Machining of complex geometry components in metal and plastic
  • Responsible for part quality and inspection
  • Interact with design engineers on part functionality, advise on the part suitability for machining

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of experience in a prototyping environment with advanced CNC machine tools
    • Experience with 5-axis milling equipment and pallet system management
    • Experience with multi-axis, multi-channel turning centers
    • Experience with CAM software and CNC programming (HyperMILL, Fusion 360, NX)
    • Experience with CAD software and fixture design (NX, Fusion 360, SolidWorks)
    • Experience with being self-driven and autonomous and experience participating in the shop
    • Experience with picking up software used in designing and building things
    • Experience being a problem solver
    • Experience with complete ownership of scheduling, design for manufacturing, execution, and final delivery of prototyping tasks
    • Experience with 3D printing technologies

      Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

Keywords: Oculus, Sunnyvale , Prototyping Specialist - CNC Machinist, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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