CNC Programmer/Machinist

£20,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity to further your career within a company that houses the most interesting engineering projects in the country and world. This employer offers great career prospects and opportunities to work within a fantastic working environment.

High-end technology, market leading business, great salary and benefits in Worcestershire.

The successful candidate will be a trained professional working on the shop floor, programming and setting up CNC programs, feeding the machines, and checking the products' dimensions manually. They will be able to demonstrate that they can adopt a structured approach to focus on improvement opportunities and they will also be able to demonstrate that they understand and have used line balancing techniques and waste elimination in an appropriate manufacturing environment.

* Establish and ensure department standards for safety, quality and quantity are met
* Ability to read engineering drawings and create CNC programs accordingly with close tolerances and be experienced in machining different types of materials
* Set up manual and CNC equipment without supervision
* Ability to work to Works Instructions, Specification and Route Cards
* Designing jigs fixtures, tooling for efficient work holding
* Determine methods and machining sequences of operations
* Feed and run CNC machines and successfully complete batch production
* Set all tools and offsets for efficient production
* Change cutting tools and adjust machine feeds and speeds as needed
* First- off dimensional checks on new programs
* In-process controls using manual devices
* Work closely with Quality Engineering and support any PFMEA or fault diagnostics
* Problem- aware, active handling of CNC machines
* Support and advise with plant moves within the facility
* Liaise with engineering / design / technical / supervisory personnel in order to exchange technical information or concerns
* Working to SOP's, specification documents and route cards
* Evolution of own skills and techniques
* Resolve problems by making decisions to correct constraints
* Must have the confidence, capability and skill set to develop and improve cellular manufacture, optimising and improving performance initiatives
* Knowledge of tooling, fixtures and work holding techniques to support efficiency improvements and robust manufacturing

Attributes required by the candidate
* Time served apprenticeship / skilled turner / miller / general machinist
* Professional handling of CNC machines
* Lean manufacturing skills and removal of waste, 5S, knowledge or involvement on Kaizen workshops and Lean 6 Sigma training to improve product flow and reduce operational space
* To help provide functional requirements for equipment improvements
* Knowledge of mathematics to solve problems
* The candidate must be proficient in compiling work instructions and manufacturing methods

Qualifications and experience
* Proven CNC machining
* Experience in programming and setting up XYZ Proturn CNC Lathes with ProtoTRAK® SLX Control
* Experience in programming and setting up HAAS 3/4 Axis CNC vertical machining centre with multi tool changer.
* Knowledge of Gcode, Mcode, Offsets etc.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of one of the most forward thinking companies in the UK and to further develop your own skills and capabilities.

If you believe that the prior details are relevant to your recent work experience then please do not hesitate to apply to this advert with your up to date CV. Alternatively, you can submit your CV to steven(dot)mitchell(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk

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