Program Operator

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    Wiltshire, England

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    Victoria Akokhia-King

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Role Title




Program Operator - 3 Axis Milling


12 Month

Market Rates

Specific responsibilities for which the post holder has a requirement to deliver:

* Involved in creating complex CNC programmes and setup notes
* Review design data and technical information, identify any restraints (i.e. conflicting data/information) to the team leader, recommend solutions and ensure actions are carried out to meet deadlines
* Responsible for maintenance and storage off all CNC programmes
* Work to departmental key performance indicators
* Effective management of own time in accordance with work demand.

Knowledge & Skills required:

* Ability to work with all types of materials including Aerospace & Marine grade materials
* Ability to use a range of machining equipment both manual and CNC 3 Axis Milling
* Candidates must have a good level of experience in 3 Axis CNC Milling
* Turning programming experience an advantage
* Ability to programme CNC machines within machine shop (On and offline programming)
* Ability to read engineering drawings and customer sketches
* CMM experience / inspection an advantage
* Ideally worked in a regulated industry (Aerospace, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Medical)
* Ability to find Mechanical Engineering solutions to non-standard problems and problems outside area of own expertise

Key accountabilities:

* Working in a safe manner and ensuring the safety of others
* Openly share experiences and information within the team in relation to tooling and how to complete various tasks
* Adhering to good housekeeping within the work area
* Using substances under COSHH regulations
* Reporting serviceability of workshop or service equipment to the team leader if defects identified
* Openly & honestly communicating with other areas, including, but not limited to: Other Manufacturing Teams, Design, Instrumentation, Facilities,
* Complete manufacturing activities to relevant procedures, standards, methods and process sheets

Essential qualifications:

* Recognised engineering apprenticeship or Relevant City and Guilds or NVQ qualification, HNC/HND or recognised service qualification & proven track record