CNC Programmer and Setter / Supervisor

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    Whitehaven, Cumbria

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    £14.00 - £17.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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    8 months ago

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior CNC Programmer / Setter / Supervisor based close to Whitehaven in Cumbria.

This is initially a contract role that could lead to a permanent position.

Our Client is a busy aluminium extrusion, powder coating and fabrication business.
They operate 3 aluminium extrusion presses and with a well equipped machine shop, the business supplies aluminium products into the aerospace, automotive and various other industries.

They are now looking to recruit a Supervisor for their Machine Shop.

The Supervisor will be responsible for

Supervision of machine shop operators and equipment.

Programming new CNC jobs.

Setting CNC machines.

Assisting the Fabrication Manager in developing lean process to maximise productivity within the Dept.

Performing quality assurance checks on products in production.

Operating CNC machines within the Dept.

Trouble shooting production issues within the Dept.

The following are ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS for the role

Supervisory experience in a machine shop / manufacturing environment.

CNC Programmer with FANUC experience.

Ability to read and interpret machining / engineering drawings.

Competent with current, in use measuring instruments (vernier caliper, micrometer etc.).

Be able to work safely with no supervision.

The following are desirable requirements for the role

Experience of operating HAAS equipment.

Experience of operating Elumatic equipment.

Experience of working in a fast paced manufacturing environment.