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.
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.
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.
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