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Jose R. Monzon

CNC Machinist/Programmer


Proficient CNC Machinist with solid understanding of creating and editing programs. With 40 years of experience, has been motivated in mastering variety of machines and tools in an effort to produce a precise product. Operated manual punching dies and screw machines which provided the opportunity to clearly grasp the smallest functions and mechanics of tooling systems. Interest in personal growth has led to continuous research and study of programming. Driven to minimize need for additional processes, remains adaptable in order to respond rapidly to resolve issues. Readily willing to assist others and looks to provide alternative explanations in order to best impart knowledge.


Oct 2013May 2015

CNC Programmer/Machinist                                               

Arms Precision, INC                                                                                             Corona, CA

Managed set-up, production, and maintenance of mill. Regulated lathe projects in a manner to result in clean and precise products. Adhered to ultra-close dimensions as required by specifications while providing continuous inspections to confirm consistency. Demonstrated flexibility to provide support as requested by multiple changes in the company.

Aug 1999Oct 2013

Cnc Programmer/machinist

DOW Precision Hydraulics INC                                                                     La Verne, CA

Supervised production of entire cell which was comprised of two lathes and a mill. Remained meticulous when loading the tools and completing set-up from start to finish. Attentively observed the functioning of each machine in order to eliminate, minimize, or correct any potential errors. Managed to produce stock that rarely required touch-up work. Readily mentored new employees and continued to provide assistance after they began to work independently in different cells.

Mar 1991Jul 1999

CNC Programmer/Machinist

Crown Valley Precision                                                                           Baldwin Park, CA

Created and edited programs for CNC machines. Managed cells which varied from having two to three lathes and two to three mills. Thoroughly reviewed blue prints and adhered to specifications when completing each step of set-up. Through vigilant surveillance of each process, rendered superior products. Confidently resolved programming errors and supported other co-workers with troubleshooting.

Mar 1988Feb 1991


Arrow Screw Products                                                                            Baldwin Park, CA

Using knowledge from previous employment, quickly mastered the operation of manual screw machines. Studied the differences of the apparatus to increase knowledge of precision production. Independently, set-up and ran entire projects.

Sep 1975Feb 1988

Punching Die Machinist

Tecnos Industry                                                                        Morelos, Cuernavaca, MX

Successfully followed instructions for the set-up of manual die machines. Learned to run own machine, independently. Carefully observed the detailed functioning of the machines in order to understand how each dimension is created.


High School Diploma

Instituto Mexico                 Morelos, Cuernavaca, MX