CNC Machinist

Job Type: Permanent

Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

++URGENT ROLE++ Our key client, from the defence sector, is seeking applications from skilled CNC Machinists.

£35,000 - £39,000/annum Truly excellent bens

They use Fanuc and Heidenheim, but training is provided as long as you have prior CNC edit/programme experience.

Also on offer is a four day week. ( Monday to Wednesday 7AM to 5PM, Thursday 7AM to 4.30PM. Friday: OFF )

You will require the ability to provide five year checkable work history, as SC Clearance will be needed.

Brief Summary

Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Ability to work from detailed engineering drawings producing conforming product.
  • CNC Milling experience.
  • Process using Fanuc & Heidenhain languages.
  • Understanding and execution of CAD/CAM software.
  • Conversant with multi-axis machining methods (3 to 6 axis).
  • Good knowledge of inspection techniques and measuring equipment.
  • General engineering workshop practices and proven Manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to work from written and verbal process instructions.
  • Ability to work independently from concept through to manufacture.
  • Adherence and accountability of Housekeeping and 6S standards within defined work area.
  • Adherence to mechanical and manual Lifting processes.
  • High level of CoSHH and H&S awareness.
  • Competent computer skills including MS-office, MRP systems.
  • Good communication and reporting skills.

You will offer the ability to program, set fixtures and tooling and operate CNC MC's to produce R&D, high value 1 off or low volume production component parts.

  • Support the development of machining processes and tooling/fixture design.
  • Ability of tool selection and setting of machine tools.
  • Working to specifications, procedures and engineering drawings.
  • Identify and develop improvements to work procedures/processes with engineering team.
  • Problem solve machining issues and facilitate corrective action plans.
  • Ability to manage workload in order to meet deliverables
  • Demonstrates high quality standards and support improvement initiatives.

Our 4xFlex 8-day working fortnight is a particular favourite amongst the team, giving you every Friday off, to spend more time doing the things you enjoy.

The above is a summary of the vacancy - if you are keen to know more, we would be delighted to assist you and furnish you with the fuller details.