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Location: England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

CNC Turning Machinist

England, Oxfordshire, Abingdon

Job Description

Job title: CNC Turning Machinist
Job Type: Contract
IR35 Status: Inside IR35
Start date: Immediate
Duration: 12 months with possible extension
Pay rate: Negotiable depending on skills and experience
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Are you an experienced CNC Turning Machinist looking to work on cutting-edge projects in the Nuclear Fusion Energy sector? Join the UK's leading authority on nuclear fusion, UKAEA, and be part of a team that's pushing the boundaries of technology to power the future.

About the Role:
As a CNC Turning Machinist in the Manufacturing Specialists Team (MST), you will be integral to the precision manufacturing and technical development that drives UKAEA's projects. MST, a pivotal part of the Engineering Installation Group (EIG) within IED, operates state-of-the-art CNC machining facilities to produce high-quality components for a variety of cutting-edge applications.

Key Responsibilities:
* Operate CNC Lathes: Competently manage CNC Lathes within MST, including DMG CLX-350 (Siemens control) and Mazak Quickturn 350.
* Technical Review & Process Improvement: Assist in reviewing engineering drawings and processes to enhance productivity and ensure timely delivery of bespoke components.
* Maintain Safety & Quality: Adhere to best practice safety and quality standards, ensuring all equipment is calibrated and reporting any discrepancies.
* Customer Liaison: Advise customers on optimal processes to achieve desired product specifications.
* Production: Produce small batch, high-standard components within strict time constraints.
* Continuous Learning: Embrace new skills and techniques, staying ahead with advancing technology.
* Safety Culture: Promote and maintain a proactive safety culture, ensuring compliance with site and regulatory rules.
* Mechanical Solutions: Utilize CNC engineering expertise to develop mechanical solutions for new and modified equipment in line with current standards and best practices.

Qualifications & Experience:
* Engineering Apprenticeship: Recognized engineering apprenticeship or equivalent time-served experience.
* High Technology Environment: Familiarity with design and quality processes in a high technology engineering setting.
* Safe Systems of Work: Experience working under written safe systems, method statements, and risk assessments.
* Materials & Techniques: Knowledge of materials, modern manufacturing techniques, and nuclear industry experience is advantageous.
* CNC Programming: Significant experience in multi-axis CNC lathe programming, setting, and operating.
* Controller Proficiency: Experience with Siemens, Fanuc, and Mazak controllers.
* Engineering Drawings: Ability to interpret engineering drawings and verbal instructions.
* Regulation Awareness: Understanding of relevant regulations and legislation.
* Cross-Discipline Awareness: Awareness of alternative engineering disciplines.

Please note that applicants must live in the UK and have the right to work in the UK. We cannot provide VISA sponsorship.

Interested in this position? please click "apply now"
We try to respond to all applicants, but sometimes this is not possible due to high volumes of applications; if you have not heard from us within 14 days, regrettably it means you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

This vacancy is being advertised by Rullion Ltd acting as an employment business
Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start-ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base; from small start-ups to large household names.
We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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

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