CNC Setter/Operator

Paddock Wood, Kent
£25000 - £32000 per annum
12 Jul 2018
09 Aug 2018
Paul Devlin
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Our clients are a leading manufacturer of specialist metals. They are currently experiencing an exciting period of growth due to increased demand for their unique products.

They require a CNC Setter / Operator to join their team.

Key Responsibilities include:

* Setting and operating a CNC sliding head lathe to produce small, medium a large size batches of work in a timely manner
* Inspecting work to Engineering drawings using standard measurement equipment and reporting quality defects to the production supervisor
* Daily, weekly and monthly maintenance checks on machines, including maintaining good housekeeping standards and reporting any issues promptly to the onsite maintenance team
* Optimising efficiencies through reduced set-up and cycle times, plus tool life monitoring
* Deburring, cleaning, final inspection and completion of shop floor paperwork
* Adhering to Health and Safety procedures

Essential Qualities include:

* Practical, hands on experience setting and operating multi-spindle, multi-axis CNC sliding head lathes, with a minimum of 3 axis
* Experience of Star SR-20R type lathe a benefit
* Experience within a low batch component manufacturing industry
* Previous experience in cycle time reduction, and tool management and optimisation
* Ability to read and understand technical drawings, with the ability to work with minimal supervision
* Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently

Salary: £25k - £32k depending on experience

Working hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00. Overtime available

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