My client seeks a skilled machinist / instrument maker with excellent manual machining skills and CNC experience to take on the role of Technician / Senior Technician.
You will work closely with other Technicians and Project Leaders within a small team, carrying out complex machining operations to produce welding tools, and one off component parts for general jigs and fixtures amongst other things.
A good knowledge of manual milling, turning, grinding and cutting along with a strong background in the use of four axis CNC mills running a Heidenhain control system, three axis CNC lathes with live tooling running a Fanuc based control system, and experience of using Feature CAM, CAD packages would be a great advantage.
Experience in machining a wide variety of materials including plastics, ceramics, titanium and super alloys to high tolerances will be essential.
You will have good experience of practical problem solving and be able to demonstrate your attention to detail when working to standards and procedures. Good IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office packages would be an advantage.
You will be expected to work in accordance with current Health and Safety requirements and to high quality standards within tight deadlines.
You should be educated to BTEC level or equivalent in an engineering or related discipline and be able to demonstrate good interpersonal and organisational skills. You must be able to contribute to a multi-disciplinary team, be self-motivated and capable of working unsupervised. Kinetic - 12 months ago