CNC Programmer Setter Operator - Milling

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    Birmingham, United Kingdom

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    Manufacturing and Engineering

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    Paula Golby

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    almost 3 years ago

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CNC Programmer Setter Operator (Milling)

Oldbury, West Midlands

The company

Our client is leading manufacturer with facilities in the West Midlands and Internationally.  Combining a rich heritage and traditional values with innovation and global capabilities. 

What is the purpose of the role?

This interesting and diverse role will be working with the Research & Development team to produce bespoke, low volume machined-milled parts to specific standards, maintaining quality, timeliness, accuracy, tolerances, safety standards, and within agreed budget.

What will you do

  • Accurately produce CNC programs for the machining of in-house and sub-contracted parts.
  • Use CNC millers (Hurco’s or Mikron) to their maximum efficiency within the constraints of the manufacturer’s operating instructions.
  • Provide cover for existing CNC operators when required or deemed necessary by the supervisor or management.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex engineering drawings.
  • Ability to accurately read and use measuring equipment.
  • Able to set and operate either Winmax or Heidenhain controlled machines and edit programmes.
  • Ability to use all machines within an engineering environment, Millers, Lathes, Surface Grinder, Pillar Drillers etc.
  • Understanding of lean production/world class manufacturing concepts and tools.
  • Able to deliver results within a fast-moving, quality conscious manufacturing business.
  • Commercial and financial awareness with an understanding of the impact of failure with regards to business costs, production targets and fulfilment of customer orders.
  • Able to adapt, including to new technology, machinery and equipment.
  • Engages interest and participation of other and has a collaborative approach to working together.

What skills and experience will you have

  • Engineering apprenticeship or equivalent experience.
  • A strong engineering background in industry/toolmaking/Milling environment.
  • CNC programming.
  • Edgecam software knowledge desirable

What will you get in return?

  • £16.35 per hr (circa £32,000 per annum)
  • 4% + 4% pension
  • Free parking
  • Potential for overtime.