Craft Machinist

THOMAS recruitment
08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
THOMAS Recruitment are exclusively recruiting for a Craft Machinist. Our client, are a Specialist Aerospace Component Manufacturer.

This is a permanent position working Monday to Thursday 7:00 till 16:15 and Friday 7:00 till 11:00.

The Role

Undertake machining operations in the manufacture and development of production components and assemblies

Accountable for;

-Production of high precision components defined by sketches or engineering drawings
-Manufacturing tooling, fixtures and manufacturing aides.
-Safe operation of machine tools and all other related manufacturing equipment
-Safety start up checks of plant and equipment, ensuring that these are documented as required
-Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) activities on manufacturing equipment and document as required

The Ideal Candidate

-Ability to program machine tools on-line (not control specific).
-Ability to calculate / select correct tooling and speeds & feeds for varying materials.
-Knowledge and use of precision measuring equipment.
-Ability to overcome drawing issues through the use of basic trigonometry to aid programming.
-Use of CADCAM, being able to interrogate master models to extract information.
-Use of CAD to draft components in aid of planning process i.e. billet sizes, fixture design etc

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