Milling Setting Operator (Nights)

Our client one of the regions most advanced engineering companies is currently looking for a Milling Setter Operator to join their busy night shift team based in Witchford, just outside Ely, Cambridgeshire.

The role

Working with the production team you will be responsible for setting and operating CNC milling machines to manufacture precision metal and plastic components ensuring quality standards are met to meet the customer's requirements.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Setting conventional  CNC milling machines, following correct company procedures and methods to maintain consistency
  • Operating conventional  CNC milling machines, following correct company procedures and methods to maintain consistency
  • Machine components to a very high standard and be responsible for own quality
  • Identify best suited tooling and manufacturing methods
  • Minimise setup and run times whilst maintaining a high standard of quality
  • Train and assist other team members whenever required
  • Maximise workflow on multiple machines
  • Ensure programs, tooling and fixtures are saved and stored for future identification
  • Adhere to site Health and Safety standards at all times
  • Maintain a clean working environment, work in a safe and professional manner at all times
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of plant efficiencies and performance.

Requirements:

  • Able to interpret detailed engineering drawings
  • Competent in the use of hand held measuring equipment
  • Basic IT skills
  • CAD/CAM software knowledge
  • DNC software knowledge
  • Apprenticeship trained or experienced in CNC machining
  • Competent use of Fanuc  / Haas control
  • Good understanding of G and M code programming
  • Experience with 4th axis machining
  • Basic appreciation and understanding of other processes for example anodising,  heat treatment, painting, milling, grinding
  • Knowledge of machining materials such as stainless steels, steels, aluminium, brass, copper and various plastics
  • Capable of providing accurate and consistent data to support Short Interval Control of equipment performance.
  • Capable of contributing to root cause analysis and front-line problem solving, to support continuous improvement of plant performance.

Desirable but not essential

  • Experience with using shadow graph style measuring equipment
  • Basic use of 3D Software (Solidworks)
  • Experience of Lean Manufacturing principles and practices and ability to apply Lean tools and techniques

Hours: Nights Mon – Wed 16.45 – 4.45 and Thurs 16.45 – 22.45

Details

Location
Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England

Salary
£36,000 Annual Permanent

Date Posted
17 Apr 19

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