KEYW Corporation

  • CNC Machinist (Computer Numerical Control)

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    This is a CNC Machinist role—computer numerical control. Individual will independently perform non-repetitive assignments of a complex and difficult nature involving the set-up and operation of a wide variety of machine tool equipment such as milling machine, grinder and lathe. Will provide programming support for numerically controlled (NC) equipment to obtain optimum machine utilization and minimize scrap loss ensuring proper tool usage.




    • Program and run a HAAS VF-4.
    • Operate drill press, punch press, brake, shear, graining machines, numerical control equipment and other hand and power machines of similar complexity to produce precision parts.
    • Work from blueprints, rough sketches, production diagrams, engineering drawings and verbal instructions to fabricate a variety of complex machined components.
    • Support prototype development activities, working with design engineers and mechanical designers on the design feasibility of prototype machine parts and assemblies relative to form, fit and function.
    • Determine operating methods and sequences; lays out, sets up and fabricates precision parts, tooling and fixtures to exacting tolerances and dimensions for production, development and short-run requirements.
    • Make complex shop calculations using handbook formulas to layout difficult patterns and determine tooling feeds and speeds.
    • Know the working qualities of a wide variety of materials including aluminum, steel, copper, brass, other metals, plastics and exotics.
    • Check height, depth and thickness using micrometer s, dial indicators, calipers, gauges and other precision-measuring instruments.
    • Inspect work for conformance to specifications.
    • Set-up and make "first-article" check on difficult production runs.
    • Prepare recommendations for improvements in methods or processes relative to improved productivity and quality.





    • Well-rounded knowledge of fabrication and assembly techniques, tools and equipment, materials and shop practices as would normally be obtained from completion of a 2 year trade school or apprenticeship.
    • 4 years machine shop experience.
    • 8-10 years of related experience.
    • CNC milling machine experience.
    • CNC punch experience.
    • TIG welding aluminum experience.
    • Press brake, hardware press, grinding, and lathe experience.
    • Solidworks CAD software, FeatureCam (milling) and SmartCam (punching) experience.
    • Painting, powder coating, and silk screening experience.
    • Aluminum, carbon fiber, and sheet metal experience.


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    Location: Severn, MD


    KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


    About the Organization


    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to everyone, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.



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