Skilled CNC Machine Operator - Swindon, Wiltshire

£25,350 - £31,200 DOE - Engineering
Ref: 550 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 May 2022
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Our client, based in East Swindon, is looking to recruit a skilled CNC Machine Operator to support their growth plans. Our clients are specialists in the production of long-lasting components from Cobalt and Nickel based alloys.  These are predominantly used in the defence, aerospace, power generation, oil & gas, and food industries in environments where high temperatures, corrosion and abrasion can limit a product’s life.

Skilled CNC operator job responsibilities

Working over a 4-day week and reporting to the Shopfloor Supervisor, the candidate will be responsible for the following, therefore, experience is essential:

  • Setting and Operating CNC Lathes.
  • Creating, reading and adjusting programs, changing offsets and setting work-shifts.
  • Operating a wide range of measurement devices, procedures and machining techniques.
  • Ability to perform complex machining processes, which may include prototype products.
  • Ability to produce new programs from drawings for parts, for new and existing customers.
  • Diligent adherence to company performance, quality and any Non-Conformance reported.
  • Ability to perform inspection duties i.e. measuring and documenting from inspection reports and where applicable be able to use CMM machines as and when required.
  • Performing in-line inspection to verify work (training will be given).

CNC operator required skills

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working on CNC Lathes.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
  • GCE ‘C’ or equivalent in Mathematics
  • Ability to work on own initiative where appropriate and take instruction from the team.
  • Ability to learn and develop within reasonable timescales.
  • Experience of operating Fanuc and/or Heidenhain machines desirable.

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