CNC Turner - Team Leader - Aerospace

Nicholas Associates
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced CNC Turner who has worked within Aerospace/Precision engineering or similar?

Would you be competent at leading a team of machinists within a first class aerospace manufacturer?

If so then please read on!


Due to increased expansion we now require a Lead CNC Turner/Cell Leader to join the business.

Working within a first class aerospace and precision engineering manufacture you will be tasked to lead a team of CNC Machinists on one of the Turning sections.

The basics

Basic Salary: £15-£16.35 p/h earnings of £35,000 and upwards

Overtime: 1.5 and Double – readily available

Shift: Monday-Thursday 06:00-14:00 or 14:00-22:00 & Friday 06:00-13:00 or 13:00-20:00

Location: Alfreton

Background required: An experienced CNC Turner, ideally worked within aerospace and precision engineering with previous supervisory experience OR the capability to lead a team of machinists.

The role in brief:

* Responsible for the output / achievement of the Day Plans within the cell.
* Manage multi-manning amongst the Machine Operators, ensuring maximum efficiencies are met and best working practices are adhered to.
* Report any exceptions, factory performance, quality non-conformance and staffing issues within the cell to the Production/Lead Engineers
* Handover to opposite cell leads at the end of shift
* Operate machines and contribute to output within the cell.
* Assist the Machine Operators with resolving machining issues when needed.
* Liaise with Purchasing for ordering Tooling requirements
* Liaise with the Engineering / Planning Departments regarding fixture requirements for future projects
* Support all Continuous improvement activities
* Support the Factory Lead Engineers with all H&S and Environmental issues within the cell, including carrying out risk assessments and contributing to accident investigations.
* Supervise and motivate cell team members on a daily basis, including active communication, monitoring overtime, time and attendance and absence, advising Factory Lead of any training needs.

The ideal Lead CNC Turner/Cell Leader will possess as many of the following as possible in order to strengthen the application:

* Time Served Apprenticeship
* Previous experience leading/supervising a team of machinist OR a competent/experienced machinist looking for that next step in career progression
* Competent at developing and training less experience CNC Turners

In return for your experience Lead CNC Turner/Cell Leader we can offer you:

33 days holidays + Xmas Shutdown

Childcare Vouchers

On Site Parking

Long Service Awards


Training for those who want to further themselves through career progression

If you are interested in the Lead CNC Turner/Cell Leader role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role. If you have any questions at all please contact Matthew Brown/Steve Brown on (Apply online only)

Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

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