CNC Machinist - PE1 - PE38

£30-35K
Ref: 267 Date Posted: Tuesday 11 Jan 2022
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Main purpose

As part of a skilled engineering craft team, you will create precision parts used in manufacturing and engineering. Have good knowledge and would have operated computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools. Manually controlled machines will also support the role and ideally, you would have experience within controls systems.

You will possess good practical skills and the have a good standard of computer skills, an understanding of engineering instructions/drawings and the ability to work to a high level of accuracy.

Experienced with many specifications of metals but you may also find yourself working with composite materials and plastics. Most of the parts being manufactured would be for use in the Oil and Gas industry but our very diverse capability would also serve many different market sectors and applications including other manufacturing industries.

Applications from suitably qualified ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Marines) will be particularly relevant for this position but other qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Typical duties will include:

  • The understanding and adherence of personal obligations in relation to the Health & Safety at Work Act and Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Setting up a very diverse product mix of components for optimum machining and safety. This will include products/tools of various types of customer specifications where close tolerances are specified.
  • Conduct in-process inspections and completed work inspections, ensuring quality is maintained throughout the manufacture process.
  • Setting the cutting speeds, tolerance levels and therefore achieving both optimum performance and quality.
  • Planning the most efficient order of machine operations for each job, ensuring tooling is pre-set and ready for use.
  • Conducting risk assessments and advising on potential improvements.
  • Working closely with QC, Production Engineering, Design and continuous improvement teams.
  • Support programming the machine tool with data taken from technical drawings.

Skills, knowledge & behaviours

Essential skills, knowledge & behaviours

  • You will be a time served apprentice in the appropriate field and as advantage hold the following;
  • City & Guilds
  • HNC/D Mechanical Engineering
  • The ability to read engineering drawings and instructions
  • Good practical skills
  • Maths and computer skills
  • The ability to work with a high level of accuracy Concentration and focus
  • The ability to work unsupervised and part of a team
  • Willingness to work flexible working hours
  • The ability to communicate at all levels To participate in team meetings with active involvement

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.