CNC Programmer


Contender Boats is looking for a CNC programmer / CAD draftsman to work alongside production and engineering for the Fort Pierce, FL location. With both 3 and 5-axis CNC machines, the ideal candidate must have experience in CAD drafting, CNC programming, and CNC operation in boat manufacturing. This employee will report to the engineering department as they develop, modify, and improve upon core kits and other CNC-cut parts used in the manufacturing process.

Job Duties:

  • Create, modify, and maintain CNC files including core kits, upholstery, boat components.
  • Create, modify, and maintain glass cutting and fabric files.
  • Participate in production troubleshooting and process improvements.
  • Interface between customer and production on custom options or requests.


  • Knowledge of CAM software to create CNC and glass cutting CNC files.
  • 3+ years CNC programming experience, in both 3 and 5-axis.
  • AutoCAD proficiency, with 3D modeling experience. a plus
  • Boat manufacturing experience preferred.


  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Competitive Salary
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K with match


  • Monday to Thursday (some Fridays)
  • 10-hour shift


Ft. Pierce, FL

About Contender Boats:

Contender Boats has been building premier offshore sportfishing boats for over 35 years. With center console and cabin models ranging from 22 to 44 ft, Contender leads the industry in innovation, performance, and quality. With manufacturing facilities in Homestead and Ft. Pierce, FL, Contender is a rapidly growing company with great potential for hard working candidates.



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