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CNC Programmer / Operator Machinist

Job Title: CNC Programmer / Operator Machinist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £30k per year + N/A
Reference: 13522
Contact Name: Reece Dixon
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 24, 2018 15:58

Job Description

One of the UK's largest supplier of hybrid and electric drive systems are looking for a CNC Programmer / Operator to head up their manufacturing.

Salary: 30,000

Location: Sheffield


  • Plans machining by studying work orders, drawings, engineering plans, materials, specifications, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Checks stock inventory of materials and tools to determine the amount available; anticipating needed stock.
  • Programs milling machines and lathes using Siemens and Fanuc controls and CAD/CAM; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Sets-up mills and lathes by making and installing fixtures, installing and adjusting chucks and vices, tools, attachments, collets.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Maintains specifications by taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations and keep his workplace neat, clean and organized.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintains continuity by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  • Accomplishes organisation goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Key Skills:

  • Solid experience in the set-up of CNC lathes and CNC vertical milling machines
  • Experience with programing of G code and Siemens ShopMill will be expected.
  • Knowledge in use of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments. Instruments should include but not limited to calipers, ID, and OD micrometers, depth gauges, and indicators.
  • Strong understanding of engineering drawing / geometric tolerance interpretation.
  • Knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, boring bars, fixtures, inserts and other accessories used on various machines.
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing for demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Must possess basic math skills to include but not limited to arithmetic, geometry, and algebra for the purpose of calculating material fabrication.
  • CNC programming a must

If interested, have the experience and expertise, apply now!

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