CNC Manual Machinist

CNC Manual Machinist

Job Reference: J0014168
Job Title: CNC Manual Machinist
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Cambridge

About the Company:

Working for one of the world’s largest, privately- owned aerospace and defence companies, Our client is now looking for a contract Mechanical Design Engineer.
Delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea the company was established more than 100 years ago, have more than 6,000 employees and an annual turnover of around £2.7 billion. They specialise in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of civil and military aircraft, defence vehicle engineering, shelter manufacture, composite solutions and the provision of personnel, training and advice.

Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed CNC/Manual machinist to work within our Aerospace manufacturing facility.

The successful applicant will be a proactive, motivated skilled machinist and will have the opportunity to work on leading-edge, high-value products for our demanding, world-class customers. You will need to work well in a team environment, have a flexible approach and a desire to learn new processes and meet strict delivery schedules, whilst working to exacting quality standards.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

Setting and operating the CNC 3 Axis & 5 Axis machining centres
Manual milling and Jig Boring to engineering data and pattern parts
Work to shop order instructions and machine set up sheets
Ability to undertake some machine programming
Working to a schedule of work to meet on-time delivery and to the required quality requirements
Compliance with Marshall Health & Safety procedures and Safe Systems of Work at all times
Carry out planned maintenance of machinery in accordance with maintenance schedules.
Positive input into continuous improvement activities.
Shift working will be a requirement.

Mechanical Manufacturing Apprenticeship, including NVQ Level 2 / City & Guilds or equivalent training
5 GCSE/’O’ Level passes at Grades A to C (or equivalent)
The ability to accurately follow detailed engineering drawings, work instructions and specifications
Demonstrate a commitment to the highest standards of quality at work
Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills

Understanding of CNC programs to interpret data and adjust machine settings would be an advantage, but training will be given to the successful applicant.
Capability to directly program 3 and 4 axis activity independently at machine
Proven experience in the manufacture of high value, low volume and first off product, including work holding solutions.
Operation of CNC and manual lathes and other conventional machining equipment
Preferably worked within an organization that practice continuous improvement.

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