Apply now »
Country:  United States

Watertown, WI, US

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Job Code USA/CA:  WT - Prod Plan/IE

CNC Programmer

Country: United States (US) 
Location: Watertown
, Wisconsin (US-WI) 
Location details: 

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


Konecranes is seeking a CNC Programmer to collaborate with a team of people dedicated to the success of our customers. Attitude is key. Having a positive attitude will allow the team to operate at a high level of energy.


This position will work with existing overhead cranes and hoists in the Konecranes legacy parts business.  This position will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • CNC programming of horizontal and vertical lathes and machining centers
  • Knowledge post processors for machine tool programs
  • Design fixtures and equipment as needed for continuous improvements
  • Update and implement new versions of programming software working with internal tech support
  • Standardization of methods for machining, capital equipment projects, improvement of manufacturing cells and miscellaneous projects as assigned
  • Work closely with shop floor personnel on setup reduction, process improvements, quality improvements to include tooling with new technologies, fixturing, and time studies


Required Qualifications:

  • Machining Industry Tooling Knowledge
  • Experience Programming: Johnford Gantry Mill, Kitamura Mills & Okuma CNC Machines Preferred
  • Experience Machining All Types of Materials
  • Ability to Read Blueprints
  • GD&T Knowledge
  • Efficient Worker
  • Attention to Detail & Safety Precautions


This opportunity is for a full-time position offering you a chance to become part of Konecranes, Inc.  Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports, and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity - enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes.


This position is structured to allow for advancement in a variety of areas with flexibility to try new things and challenge your mental boundaries. Konecranes understands the value of our team and we work hard to nurture creativity and engagement.



401K Match up to 5%

Health Insurance (Possibility of paid Health Insurance)

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Paid Vacation

Personal Time

9 Paid Holidays



Are you ready to challenge yourself, challenge our industry, and adapt to change? Can you accept a feedback loop and decide to pivot or persevere? Apply today for the opportunity to become part of a collective group of people that are Fast, Innovative, Responsive, and Friendly.


  • Salary Position
  • 9 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

Apply now »