CNC Setter/Operator

From £25,000 - Bedford

Posted: 31st, Mar 2020

Reference N°: 41693

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £25,000 pa however the client may pay up to £30,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

The Role

Work in an environment of continuous improvement and follow the Right First Time philosophy in the manufacture of quality parts.

Refer to drawings, tool list and set-up sheet to obtain appropriate tooling and measuring equipment and return upon completion of job.

Mark out if required, load and unload components manually or by jib crane to work piece chucks or fixtures. Set correctly and secure.

Set the CNC machine tools to program setting sheet, using multiple tooling stations. Set gearshaper m/c.

Operate the CNC controls, having a basic understanding of machine tool programming and produce component parts to company standards. Operate semi-automatic gearshaper.

Carry out dimensional and visual checks using appropriate measuring equipment and gauges, to ensure components meet inspection standards.

Ensure required standards of safety are adhered to, machine cleanliness and routine machine lubrication is carried out.

Report to supervision any machine tool or measuring instrument defect to minimise scrap and downtime.

Participate in Kaizen activities to improve processes and increase efficiency.

Liase with Production Engineering, Quality and Supervision in problem solving and determining maximum efficiency.

To carry out any reasonable task or project that may be required by the value Stream Manager.

The Candidate

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Working to engineering drawings

Good manual dexterity

Experience with CNC machines

Ability to work efficiently to deadlines

Good attention to detail

Flexible and hardworking

Ability to prioritise

Calm under pressure

A team player, with an efficient and proactive approach.

The Package

The client is willing to pay a minimum of £22,000p.a for the role but may pay up to £27,000 p.a for a candidate whom can meet all key skills and experience.

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