CNC cylindrical setter/operator

CoorsTek Ltd
16 May 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
CNC cylindrical setter/operator

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Due to a busy order book and a very successful 2017 CoorsTek in Crewe are expanding and have a vacancy for a CNC grinder in our ceramic machining process. If you’ve had experience of precision grinding in a quality focussed and flexible environment and enjoy a challenge, then we’d like to hear from you.

People rarely have experience with Ceramics - so CoorsTek Advanced Materials in Crewe are currently recruiting for a CNC Setter / Operator (Fanuc) with experience of milling and/or turning components in various materials that has a flexible and inquisitive approach. Training on machining high-spec and very hard-wearing technical ceramics will be provided and salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. The basic working week is 37.75 hours Mon - Fri day shift, with possible overtime after training.

The Role:
Responsible for loading, creating or making minor adjustments to preset CNC programmes; operates manufacturing machinery to produce high quality product to meet customer specifications. Works within a team environment to meet departmental goals. Maintains work area cleanliness.

The successful CNC Setter / Operator day to day duties will include:

- Perform multi-axis CNC machinery set-up function by downloading preset programmes, making adjustments to or creating programmes when needed to direct the sequence of machine operation
- Operate CNC and manual manufacturing equipment to produce acceptable product per work instructions
- Read and interpret technical drawings to determine machine set-up and production methods
- Inspect parts for defects as part of in-process inspection; record results, adjust program or notify appropriate person of deviation when needed
- Perform machine adjustments such as off-sets or setting tapers and basic preventative maintenance such as changing coolants, filters, etc.
- Follow work instructions to ensure quality standards are met
- Clean work area, machines, tools and equipment
- Train incoming CNC Set-up personnel on processes and procedures

To be suitable for this CNC Setter / Operator role you must have the following experience / characteristics:

- Must have previous experience of setting / operating Fanuc controlled CNC milling machines/lathes
- Ability to write, edit and modify advanced CNC programmes
- Knowledge of CAD/CAM programs and G & M codes
- Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
- Must exhibit attention to detail as well as excellent listening skills
- Experience of working in a busy manufacturing environment
- Proven track record of punctuality and reliability

To be more suitable for this CNC Setter / Operator role it would be more advantageous if you have the following skills / experience:
- Have attained a recognised apprenticeship in CNC/Manual Machining
- Have previous experience of using manual milling machine/lathe.
- Ideally would have attended programming courses run by machine manufacturers.
Programming experience – particularly with Edgecam software.
- Previous experience of using CAD or equivalent.
- Previous experience of manufacturing a wide variety of materials


30 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) - increasing 1 day/5 years
3 x Annual Salary Life Assurance Scheme
Pension Scheme - 6% employer and 4% employee contributions (Standard Life) Bonus Scheme - Availability of bonus depends on company performance and is discretionary

CoorsTek is the world leader in engineered Ceramics with over fifty facilities worldwide and six thousand employees. We are very proud of our 100+ year history and advanced materials capabilities – please visit our website to see more

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