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Location: England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Advanced CNC Technician

England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon
Competitive

Job Description

Fusion energy could provide a significant new long-term source of low carbon electricity and at the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Agency (UKAEA) we are working hard to make this possible.

Your contribution to a cleaner world could start here!

The Advanced CNC Technician position is based within the Engineering Support Group Workshop and involves the production of high precision small batch and prototype components for a range of clients including high-tech industries, research facilities and of foremost importance, nuclear fusion technology.

We are looking for a self-motivated person to fill this post that is capable of interpreting complex engineering drawings and be able to demonstrate the skills required to manufacture components to a high-level of quality workmanship.


Main responsibilities:

  • XYZ & Hurco VMC programming & operating - the job posts requires these to be run at the same time when needed for increased efficiency (Siemans & Winmax controls).
  • Mazak Quickturn & Colchester Multiturn CNC Lathe programming & operating - the job post requires these to be run at the same time when needed for increased efficiency (Mazatrol & Fanuc controls)
  • Off line programming using Mastercam - the job post requires the efficient use of this software to output CNC programmes via post processors.
  • Additionally, it is beneficial that the post holder will be able to operate conventional machine tools if required.
  • Manufacturing assessment and planning defining the most efficient production process is employed, focused on quality, cost and timely manufacturing.


Desirable Aptitudes and Experience:

  • The post holder must have completed a full engineering apprenticeship, which will be supported by a range of technical qualifications including City and Guilds, BTEC ONC, HNC certification.
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in a production manufacturing environment would be desirable.
  • Experienced with the use of 3D CAD/CAM for drawing interpretation and programming/post processing.
  • Proficient with multi-disciplined CNC controls for programming, tool setting and machine operating.
  • The appreciation of safe work working practises within an engineering machine shop environment.
  • To work and communicate as a part of a larger team or group.
  • Ability to carry out manufacturing tasks allocated to them with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrate personal drive with a flexible approach, attention to detail and quality within the workplace.
  • PC literate to a basic level using Microsoft word and Excel packages.
  • An excellent working knowledge of English.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

Speak to Ashleigh Hurford today

Account Consultant at Rullion

ashleigh.hurford@rullion.co.uk Connect with Ashleigh on LinkedIn

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