For over three decades, McAllister Technical Services has provided quality cryogenic, surface-science, and ultra-high vacuum equipment for commercial and scientific applications world-wide. We pride ourselves on serving the individual needs of each customer. We are located in the family-friendly community of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho where lakes and outdoor recreation opportunities abound.


Job Openings

CNC Lathe Programmer / Machinist

This position is responsible for the Programming, Set-up and Operation of production CNC machining jobs for Haas SL-30 turning centers. This job will include various materials including 6061 aluminum, 300-series stainless steel, brass and refractory metals.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Produce high quality programs, for medium to high complexity parts
  • Document the manufacturing process with detailed set-up sheets and instructions
  • Help select cutting tools to balance cycle time and tool life with cutting performance and overall cost
  • Set-up Haas SL30 lathe and Haas VF3 vertical mills without assistance and teach others
  • Troubleshoot and solve CNC machining problems
  • Provide training and assistance to CNC Machine Operators
  • Review 3D models review for details and discrepancies and make suggestions for easier manufacturing
  • Provide appropriate data for business reporting
  • Take a leadership role in improving processes and work under minimal supervision.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Requirements for this position:

  • 5+ years of programming complex CNC milled parts, both 3 and 4 axis as well as CNC Lathe with live tooling
  • Most CAM software experience will be considered, however, MasterCAM experience is a plus
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good general computer skills
  • Must have their own hand tools
  • UHV ecperience is a plus

We offer excellent compensation, plus benefits:

  • 2 weeks paid vacation after 1 year
  • 10 paid holidays per year.
  • Employer-paid medical and dental.
  • Employer provides matching funds for IRA.

When applying, be sure to provide detailed description of your pertinent work history. Please send your work history / resume as plain text in the body of an email, or as a PDF file. Please do not send other formats. No phone calls, please.