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5 Axis CNC Machinist

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Posted: 06/03/2019
Reference: 763625
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Derby, Derbyshire, England (map)
Salary: £29120 - £35360
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Job description

Purpose of the Role:

To produce precision components from 3D CAD models and paper drawings. To generate 3 and 5 axis CNC programmes using our CAD/CAM systems. Set and operate 3 & % Axis Machines.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Offline programming to create 3 and 5 axis CNC codes
  • Examine and modify programmes as necessary to ensure accurate results
  • Accurately set up tools and load materials to ensure accurate results
  • Carry out machining of components to drawing tolerances
  • Carry out inspection, including first-off inspection to the authorised level
  • Identify and report drawing errors and suggest improvements
  • Work with Engineering to overcome design problems
  • Work with Managers and Supervisors to implement the Company’s policies and business objectives
  • Make a positive contribution to maintaining a workplace that is healthy, safe, neat and tidy
  • Carry out any other duties reasonable within capability as required by the Machine Shop Supervisor


Desirable Skills:

  • Design and create manufacturing aids for production as required
  • Assist production with dimensions/templates as required


Person Specification:

Core experience:


  • Fully skilled, time serves engineer/tool maker with CNC router/milling experience
  • CNC setter/operator with 5 years experience of off line programming
  • Fully conversant in using Fanuc and/or Osai operating system is desirable
  • Experienced in working to fine tolerances with composite materials
  • Able to interpret engineering drawings
  • Have flairs for innovative solutions to problem and design improvements
  • Able to use a wide variety of measuring equipment
  • Able to prioritise, work under own initiative and calmly under pressure
  • The ability to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Flexible, courteous, friendly and positive approach
  • Discretion, confidentiality and professionalism at all times
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Desirable Experience:

  • Ideally conversant with Alphacam and Catia (other CAD/CAM packages considered)

Hours of work:

  • Days to start during “settling in” period, then shift work days/nights (Hours to suit individual within reason)
  • Salary in negotiable dependent upon experience. Night shift hours are paid at 1.5 x hourly rate

This is a very busy role where you will be involved in operations and required to liaise with all departments across the company.

So, if you have the right skills, experience and qualifications please apply now!

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