CNC Miller Programmer / Operator

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Knutsford, Cheshire
  • £25000 - £35001 per annum + 20+8 days hol, pension + bens GBP / Year

CNC Miller Programmer / Operator (Siemens Sinumerik) with recent online and offline / CADCAM programming experience to produce one offs & small batches is required for a permanent role in Knutsford / Northwich Area. Salary is c£30,000 – £35,000 pa (DoE) plus benefits (see below). The successful candidate will be working approx. 35 hours/week (Mon to Fri – 8am to 4pm)

Salary & Benefits:-

  • Salary: c£30,000 – £35,000 pa (DoE)
  • Company pension
  • 20 days holiday + b/hols
  • Hours of work 35 per week, Mon to Fri 8am to 4pm – possible flexi-time

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Workshop Manager you will be helping to design, manufacture and develop parts for use in our own production factory.

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

  • Program, set and operate a Siemens Sinumerik controlled 3 axis CNC milling machine.
  • Generating CNC programs from 3D CAD models using CAD/CAM software (SolidWorks and CAMWorks)
  • Select most suitable materials and tools to producing one-offs and small batches of precision components
  • Inspection and dimensional checks of produced parts.
  • Comply with company H&S guidelines.

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

  • Completed relevant engineering apprenticeship such as a CNC / Manual machinist, Toolmaker, Mechanical Engineer.
  • Must have previous experience of programming & operating CNC milling machines
  • Able to program the CNC milling machine directly and from 3D CAD models generated in Solid Works
  • Produced one-offs and short-runs of precision components
  • Knowledgeable in being able to select the most suitable materials and tools to produce parts.
  • Prior experience of designing and making jigs
  • Able to interpret CAD and engineering / paper drawings
  • Previous experience of manufacturing parts in stainless steel, mild-steel, tool-steel and acetal.

The ideal Offline CNC Miller Programmer (CAD/CAM) will have the following experience, skills and characteristics:

  • Previous experience of programming Siemens Sinumerik controlled C.N.C machines
  • Capable of generating CNC programs using CAD/CAM software, preferably SolidWorks and CAMWorks.
  • Experience with any CAM package is desirable.
  • Previous experience of operating a manual milling machine.
  • Relevant qualifications in manual machining / CNC machining.

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The successful CNC Miller Programmer / Operator (Online & Offline / CADCAM) will need to be flexible and be able to work overtime with little notice. Will have previous experience of working in a busy manufacturing environment, you will have a standard-level education, have the relevant qualifications or experience, be punctual, conscientious, keen and have a practical approach to work.

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