Contract CNC Setter Operator

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Contract CNC Setter Operator

  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £25.00 - £30.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Role: CNC Setter Operator
Hourly Rate: £25.00 - £30.00 per hour
Shifts: Early Shift Mon - Thurs 06:00 - 14:00 // Fri 06:00 - 13:00

Late Shift Mon-Thurs 14:00 - 22:00 // Fri 13:00 - 20:00

Wanted: CNC Setter Operator to join the Advanced Manufacturing Centre to support the Quality & Production Teams. The successful candidate will be responsible for keeping 11 CNC machines controlled by Fastems management system running 24 hours/ 3 shifts.

The Role:

  • Responsible for keeping 11 CNC machines controlled by Fastems management system running 24 hours/ 3 shifts.
  • Assist with new part programme prove outs.
  • Monitor tool life and responsible for tool change and resetting using Zoller tool measuring equipment.
  • Support load station operators to ensure parts are loaded correctly.
  • Ability to review CMM reports and take corrective action for any reported.
  • Carry out TPM checks covering machine alignment, centre of rotation checks,
  • Ability to monitor machines performance and identify/diagnose problems to take appropriate action.
  • Understand hydraulic fixture operation and checks required to report when servicing is required.
  • Fault finding and recovery of FMS robotic applications.
  • Consider the health and safety, environmental and energy impact of all activities.
  • Support the Company's compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, following policy and best practice.

Candidate Profile:

  • A time served apprenticeship, although not essential with the required machining background.
  • A full understanding of engineering drawings and geometric tolerances.
  • Experience in setting and operating 4 and 5 axis machines with Fanuc controls.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all Production and Quality shift personnel.
  • Extensive knowledge of cutting tools and be familiar with CNC tool holding methods.
  • CNC milling experience would be advantageous.
  • Computer literate.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal, problem solving and communication.