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CNC Setter / Operator
Our fast expanding client in the Bedford area is currently looking for a CNC Machine Cell Setter/Operator to join them. You will set and operate a cell of CNC and manual machines, to perform a simultaneous and inter-related sequence of operations on components in compliance with specification.
Summary of Duties
The CNC Machine Cell Setter/Operator will:
Work in an environment of continuous improvement and follow the Right First Time philosophy in the manufacture of quality parts.
Refer to drawings, tool list and set-up sheet to obtain appropriate tooling and measuring equipment and return upon completion of job.
Mark out if required, load and unload components manually or by jib crane to work piece chucks or fixtures. Set correctly and secure.
Set the CNC machine tools to program setting sheet, using multiple tooling stations. Set gearshaper m/c.
Operate the CNC controls, having a basic understanding of machine tool programming and produce component parts to company standards. Operate semi-automatic gearshaper.
Carry out dimensional and visual checks using appropriate measuring equipment and gauges, to ensure components meet inspection standards.
Ensure required standards of safety are adhered to, machine cleanliness and routine machine lubrication is carried out.
Report to supervision any machine tool or measuring instrument defect to minimise scrap and downtime.
Participate in Kaizen activities to improve processes and increase efficiency.
To perform this job successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Working to engineering drawings
Good manual dexterity
Experience with CNC machines
Ability to work efficiently to deadlines
Programming with fanuc control for offsets would be an advantage but not essential.
In order to be considered for this role a candidate must be able to satisfy the following requirements:
Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent
Previous experience with CNC Machines
Shift patterns 6am to 2.30pm Monday – Thursday and 6am to 10.30am Friday. You may also need to work a second shift if required which would be 2.30pm – 11pm Monday – Thursday and 10.30am – 15.00pm Friday. Overtime is available.