Lathe Programmer / Setter / Operator

Recruiter
Engineering Concepts
Location
Suffolk
Posted
16 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lathe Programmer / Setter / Operator
Engineering Concepts (Bury LTD) is a subcontract machining and fabrication company based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. We are looking for a skilled Lathe setter operator to join our team
CNC Lathe Setter / Operator Job Responsibilities:
Produces machined parts by programming (Siemens), setting up, and operating maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.
CNC Lathe Setter / Operator Job Duties:
* Plans machining by studying work orders, engineering plans, materials and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances
* Programs lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving program.
* Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces.
* Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
* Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
* Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
* Documents actions by completing production logs.
* Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
CNC Lathe Setter / Operator Skills and Qualifications:
* Ability to set and operate CNC lathes.
* Programming using Siemens control preferred although knowledge of other systems is acceptable as training can be given to the right applicant.
Salary negotiable depending on experience

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