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CNC Machinist

Job description

CNC Machinist
North Devon
Starting salary £22291 with 15% and 25% shift premiums
The Company
A global technology leader in power management solutions that make electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power operate more efficiently, reliably, safely and sustainably. With broad portfolio of top-quality aerospace components for outright sale or exchange, including fuel, hydraulic, ducting, and actuation products.
What is the purpose of the CNC Machinist role?
The CNC Machinist is accountable for setting and operating CNC turning and milling machines in order to produce parts to engineering technical drawings following set operating procedures. The ideal candidate will have the knowledge to review parts to ensure they comply with measurements on drawings and take remedial action as appropriate by adjusting offsets.
What will be the responsibilities of the CNC Machinist?
  • Work closely with the pre setter to ensure tooling is set up correctly
  • Set & Operate CNC machine to specific programme as per part number and work instruction sheet via utilisation of the DNC link (direct numerical control) on computer
  • Load tooling as appropriate into CNC machine
  • Check accuracy of first off
  • Check accuracy of parts using appropriate measurement tools
  • Take corrective action to rectify errors by offset adjustment on CNC machine
  • Obtain & Maintain  “A Stamp” Approval status for machines and processes
  • Undertake inspection process of other team members work when required
  • Work on own initiatives and resolve any issues or problems to company specific procedures
  • Knowledge and application of lean principles/tools/5 S/seven wastes, participating in Kaizen events
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable working on different machines and assisting colleagues as required.
  • Flexible in work patterns to meet business needs
  • Maintain TPM on machines
What skills and experience will the CNC Machinist have?
  • Previous experience in setting and operating CNC Turning together with Milling and Mill/Turning Machines (this is advantageous to have both qualities)
  • Competent in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, and understanding of Geometric Tolerancing
  • Proven competency in different engineering measurement tools / techniques
  • Good level of computer literacy
  • Experience in Aerospace Industry advantageous
  • Experience of range of operating systems an advantage
  • Worked on CNC Machines
  • Knowledge of COSHH
  • Apprentice Qualified or similarly experienced Machinist with CNC Turning and/or Milling experience
What will  you get in return?
  • 25 days holiday
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Excellent culture
  • Free parking