CAD/CAM Programmer (m/f/d) - Siemens NX

Permanent employee, Full-time ยท Karlsruhe

About the opportunity
In your capacity as a CAD/CAM programmer, you will create new NC programs for customer parts using Siemens NX CAM software and will work with our engineering team to help advance our CAM workflow.
What you'll do at Daedalus
  • Create new NC programs for customer parts (from across industries) using Siemens NX.
  • Design work holding/fixturing, as needed, with assistance from our production lead.
  • Identify and apply appropriate tooling based on the type of material, cutting conditions, equipment considerations, and more.
  • Maintain tooling databases.
  • Contribute to projects of our engineering team by providing NC programs for research parts and acting as a source of information for optimal machining strategies.
Who you are
  • You have 3+ years of experience with CAD/CAM software and have created NC programs for a wide variety of parts.
  • You're fluent in English, German is optional.
  • You aren't afraid of working in a high-tech environment, where new software and robotic capabilities are introduced on a weekly basis.
  • Experience with Siemens NX is a big plus, but not mandatory.
What's in it for you
  • Work with purpose and ambition in one of the most exciting and innovative manufacturing facilities in Germany
  • Collaboration with an international team of experts from the fields of manufacturing, artificial intelligence, software, and robotics will work.
  • Free lunch, fruits, and drinks every day.
  • You'll be able to use your CAM knowledge to develop a revolutionary, industry-changing technology.
  • Regular team events (e.g. summer party, barbecue evenings, Christmas party, etc.)
About us
Daedalus is a different kind of startup. We are a team of world-class engineers and manufacturing gurus on a mission to build the world's first autonomous factory that can build anything.

With our world-leading experience from OpenAI, Google, SpaceX, Stripe, Blue Origin, Cruise and others, and venture backing from some of the biggest names in tech including Addition, Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, we believe that revolutionary results can be built by a small group of creative minds working in concert. Join us on our journey to build the autonomous factory of the future to make precision components for spacecraft, medical devices, robotics, industrial machinery and many others. We are currently ramping up our first large factory in Germany and need your help to make it even more efficient and duplicate it across the globe.
Your application!
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