CNC Machinist/ Programmer and Setter

CNC Machinist/ Programmer and Setter
West Sussex

Job Reference: J0013478
Job Title: CNC Machinist/ Programmer and Setter
Location: Worthing, West Sussex
Salary: up to £30,000 dependent upon experience

About the Company:

Aeropeople are looking to hire an experienced CNC Machinist on behalf of our client based in Worthing, West Sussex. Established more than 45 years ago, all their designs, products and processes are quality assured by their comprehensive, internal quality system and full test facilities.
Utilising modern design techniques, they have maintained a diverse product portfolio and continue to build an extensive catalogue of applications and industries across a global market to customers who include BP, Shell and Hyundai.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Production Manager, the CNC Machinist will be required to program, set and operate a Mazak Quick Turn 250 as part of a 2 man team.
Working a 40 hour week, the hours of work are either 7.30am- 4.30pm or 8.00am- 5.00pm, Monday- Thursday with an early finish every Friday at either 1.30pm or 2.00pm. Some overtime will be necessary when required.

Main Responsibilities:

To Programme, set and operate CNC and Manual machines.
Fully understand engineering drawings, raw materials specification and grades.
Sampling parts throughout to determine dimensions and tolerances to ensure good quality finished parts, correct sequence of operations, and all set up and tooling requirements.
To work in a safe manner and ensure all machine manufacturing is carried out with the most cost- effective methods.
Identify opportunities for, and carry out value engineering of machining processes to reduce costs of both materials and labour.
Have a full understanding of the scope of supply (the DMS) for each project, taking into account all specifications and procedures.
Receive all issued builds, drawings and materials, machine parts in accordance with supplied drawings, build instruction, processes, and specifications and approved procedures.
To program, set and operate CNC cell containing CNC turning/ milling and manual turning/ milling machines.
Participate in the company’s cost reduction programme.
Participate in department training, the aim is to cross-train all personnel in order that in time the skill set will become flexible throughout.
Responsible for recording all time (productive and non-productive), accurately to ensure times are allocated efficiently and product costs remain correct.
Perform all duties in accordance with the QMS procedures, and in a safe manner according to industry and HSE standards.
Take responsibility for superior quality in your own work. Carry out all dimensional checks in process.
Inspect and verify all finished parts have been machined in accordance with drawings requirements.
Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.
Be actively involved in the company’s quality improvement process


Annual salary of up to £30,000 per annum
Pension scheme
21 holiday days plus bank holidays
Early finish every Friday

Skills and Qualifications:

Degree or Equivalent.
Previous experience in CNC Machining.
Must have experience of turning
Good communication skills- both verbally and written
Good decision- making skills.
Commercial Awareness.
Reliable and Dependable.
Must be self-confident, enthusiastic, smart and personable.
Good team working and communication skills.
Honesty and discretion.
Good Organisation skills.
Committed to accuracy, exceptional quality and meeting strict deadlines.

Additional Information:

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Aeropeople’s expertise and experience is entrenched in the aerospace, aviation, engineering, motorsport, automotive, and defence industries. We have the insight and know-how at both a local and international level to help bring people and businesses together, saving time and energy. Our capability is validated through our Engineering Services division encompassing Aircraft Line Maintenance services and Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Organisation (CAMO), combined with our Aviation Training division offering technical training aircraft courses.

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