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CNC Machinist- Fanuc Lathe

County Durham
£16.75 Per Hour
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

MTrec s new career opportunity

We are recruiting for our market leading client who are looking for a CNC Machinist- Fanuc Lathe. It would be advantageous if candidates also had CNC vertical milling and sliding head machine experience. This position offers the opportunity to work for one of the region s employers of choice.

The Role

  • Reporting to the Machine Shop Supervisor the successful candidate will have the primary function to undertake duties associated with the setting and operating of CNC machines to meet production requirements whilst providing effective support and guidance to other team members.
  • Responsible for the efficient setting and operating of the CNC machines, achieving or improving upon planned standard times and quality levels through program improvements.
  • Interpret engineering drawings to ensure optimal programs are created and products are produced as effectively as possible to the required quality standards.
  • Have the ability to use a range of measuring equipment together with working knowledge of inspection procedures.
  • Undertake self-inspection and inspection of others work with some plotting of statistical process control (SPC) data.
  • Have experience of working with a range of materials including mild steel, nylon, aluminium, stainless steels and occasional use of exotic materials (e.g. Duplex).
  • Work using imperial and metric measurements.
  • Work as part of a machine shop team and interfacing with production control, design and production supervision.
  • Undertake material handling as required loading, unloading and manoeuvring materials and finishing components.
  • Support the training of apprentices and trainees.
  • Work in a safe manner; driving positive behaviour and leading by example with regard to the company s health, safety and environmental policies.
  • Carry out any other duties not listed above as may reasonably be expected.

The Person

  • The successful candidate should be time served (or possess other equivalent qualifications) and have similar previous experience in an engineering and/or manufacturing organisation.
  • Experience of setting and operating bar fed and chucking type CNC lathes, CNC vertical millers and sliding head machines is advantageous.
  • Programming experience on Fanuc is essential, Mazatrol and Siemens is highly desirable.
  • They will have a flexible approach to work activities; including operation of multiple machines and working shifts and overtime as required to meet production needs.
  • It is essential the applicant has working knowledge of inspection procedures and is able to use a range of measuring equipment.
  • They will demonstrate a positive, innovative and motivated approach to their work combined with the ability to work under pressure and ensure deadlines are met, using strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • They should have an appreciation of quality improvement techniques and principles.
  • Working hours are 38 per week.

The Rewards and the Benefits

  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Car salary sacrifice scheme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Training and development.
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  • Job Reference: 663286168-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: MTrec Recruitment
    MTrec Recruitment
  • Location: County Durham
  • Salary: £16.75 Per Hour
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent