CNC Team Leader

1st Choice Staff Recruitment Ltd
Bedford, UK
08 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
CNC Team Leader



£34k-£38k + Benefits

Our Client is looking to recruit an experienced CNC Team Leader with at least 3 years' experience in a similar role who will lead the operational planning and delivery of CNC machined parts. You will provide line management and leadership of the CNC team. The CNC Team Leader is expected to act as the focal point in the CNC section working with the Technical Lead to ensure ease of production, and the selection of the most appropriate tooling.

The ideal candidate will be a competent Power mill (or similar) programmer and CNC machinist, able to manufacture (programme, set and operate) 3, 4 and 5 axis machined components. We are looking for a confident individual with a flexible and can do attitude with an excellent eye to detail who appreciates the value in coaching and mentoring of younger and less experienced staff.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Ensure effective day to day line management and communications within the CNC team including daily briefings; monitoring work progress; arranging cross training to develop skills; participating in recruitment and selection processes; conduct probationary reviews and appraisals; return to work meetings; etc.

Responsible for the delivery of CNC manufactured components

Schedule all work (including ECS programming, setting and operating) .

Co-ordinate and make efficient use of CNC team resources including the CNC Technical Leader.

Monitor adherence that the project schedule is being met efficiently and effectively, with consideration to project budgets, timescales and component quality requirements.

Essential skills and qualifications

Experienced team leader with at least 3 years' experience, able to actively manage staff issues and lead the team.

Competent Power mill (or similar) programmer and CNC machinist, able to manufacture (programme, set and operate) 3, 4 and 5 axis machined components.

Understand and have full working knowledge of all CNC machines to support manufacture (troubleshooting)

An understanding of other MMC skills such as EDM wiring and plunge, turning, jig boring, grinding and model fitting/assembly is desirable but not essential.

Knowledge of producing off-line 3-axis milling programmes using Delcam Powermill and Powershape Complete off-line CNC milling programming using Delcam Powermill and Powershape

If you meet the above criteria, we would love to hear from you. In the first instance please email your CV to . If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch on .

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