Career Opportunities

CNC Programmer

Sierra Pacific Windows - Medford
Medford, WI
Close:  01/01/2019
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing third-generation family-owned forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With over 5,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers - for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at

Currently, we are seeking a qualified CNC Programmer to work with our Windows division based in Medford, WI.

About The Position
• Program CNC equipment.
• Analyze manufacturing drawings to develop/prepare CNC programs for multiple axis machining operations.
• Oversee CNC programming in multiple departments and work closely with manufacturing to prioritize production.
• Create descriptions and related set up instructions for tooling and fixturing requirements.
• Order necessary tooling and work closely with engineers on new product introduction.
• Determine and utilize proper speeds, feeds, and reference point locations.
• Read and understand blueprints and shop drawings.
• Create source files and machine code in a controlled computer environment.
• Responsible for new and revised programs.
• Assist operators in interpretation of instructions and in making adjustments to produce parts within the capabilities of the equipment.
• Maintain quality and manufacturing standards while adhering to the guidelines of a safe work environment.

• At least 2 years' experience working in an industrial/manufacturing environment.
• 1 year CNC programming experience required.
• Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD and Solidworks required.
• Ability to handle multiple priorities under demanding circumstances.
• Strong problem-solving and communication skills, both written and oral.
• Demonstrated ability to train and work with CNC Operators.

Why Join Our Team?
We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance.

In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, we give an average of $500,000 in scholarships.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume by January 1, 2019 to:

Sierra Pacific Windows
Cher Murphy, Human Resources
575 South Whelen Ave
Medford, WI 54451
(715) 748-1776

Sierra Pacific Industries is a third generation family-owned company based in Northern California. Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages nearly 2 million acres of timberland in California and Washington. We are growing forests for our future, planting over 6 million new trees every year. Our forests are managed under a 100-year plan by Registered Professional Foresters, Wildlife Biologists, Botanists, and other professionals.

Sierra Pacific effectively utilizes nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our mills. In fact, the small amount that isn’t turned into windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is actually converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. We verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

Hear from our valued SPI family, in their own words and through their own stories, what it's like to build a career at Sierra Pacific Industries.