CNC Programmer / Manufacturing Engineer

Optima UK Inc. Ltd
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
£34000 - £35000 per annum + + Overtime
23 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title CNC Programmer/Manufacturing Engineer (Ref: 17474)

Location South Warwickshire

Package to £35,000 + Overtime + Progression

The Role

Reporting to the engineering manager the role is to support, grow and continuously improve the manufacture of world class products. You will be required to working closely with the Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing teams to influence the design for manufacture on existing products and NPI.

Working hours 7.30am - 4.30pm Monday - Thursday & 7.30am - 12.30pm Friday.

  • Programme Mazak machines for various components on various machine platforms.
  • Be the hands on part of the NPI / design team introduction.
  • Work closely with quality during 1st off to production.
  • Lead process improvements and NPI projects to the shop floor.
  • Develop the machining cells to ensure they are world class.
  • Support the machining cells on real time problem resolution and technical issues.
  • Be proactive in the recommendation of new or improved manufacturing techniques.

The Candidate

Skills and Experience:
  • A proven track record within Production / Manufacturing Engineering or similar.
  • CNC machine tool programming (3, 4 & 5 axis machines).
  • Setting up of new processes - 1st off production, tooling, programming etc.
  • Able to read and interpret 2D drawings and models.
  • Strong knowledge of machining techniques.
  • Knowledge of Mazak controls is desirable - training will be available.
  • Extensive knowledge in machining large & small cast & steel components.
  • Familiar with Quality Systems / PPAP & Environmental Issues.
  • Experience implementing Lean improvements.
  • Ability to pick up a project from cradle to grave hitting pre-determined time lines.

Education / Qualifications:
  • Recognised Technical Apprenticeship.
  • HNC level equivalent in manufacturing engineering or equivalent experience.
  • CADCAM experience.

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