CNC Team Leader

First Base
Gloucester, UK
10 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Applications are invited for the permanent position of CNC Team Leader to work on a day shift for a leading business based near Gloucester.

Reporting directly to the CNC Manager, the Team Leader will oversee all aspects of running an advanced CNC

milling shop in a small batch / one-off manufacturing environment.

The key areas of responsibility are:

* Delivering the production schedule to meet deadlines, allowing for machine capabilities and resource

* Material, tooling and resource planning and control

* Direct supervision of a team of 5 skilled and semi-skilled engineers

* Achieving the best outcome when unforeseen incidents occur with machinery, tooling or fixturing.

* Monitoring quality to customer approval, resolving any issues that occur in-process.

* Monitoring internal process documents and recording internal rejects.

Essential Experience / Qualities:

* Understanding and contributing to the appropriate manufacturing route or strategy for each order

* Experienced in a fast-moving, one-off / low batch machining environment

* Thorough knowledge of CNC milling machinery, including:

* speeds, feeds and milling strategies

* tooling and fixturing

* direct operation

* good hand-to-eye coordination and dexterity

* Good working knowledge of tooling used in support of metal finishing

* Thorough understanding of quality systems in an ISO-controlled machine shop

* Production engineering, work handling and storage systems

Desirable Experience / Qualities:

* Previous workshop management but could also come from a strong production engineering background

* Working knowledge of Heidenhein / Mazatrol control interfaces

* Knowledge of supporting services and skills such as metal plating, CNC turning and EDM wire erosion

Permanent role working day shift Monday to Friday 7.00am - 3.00pm

A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate

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