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CNC Operative (Nights)

Experienced CNC Operative (Nights) required to join world leading specialist product manufacturer, using carbon, advanced ceramics and composites.  Offered as a permanent contract with market competitive salary plus shift premium, company benefits (pension, life assurance, share purchase option) and immediate start available.

Reporting to the Team Leader/Production Manager, as CNC Operative, you will be working in a production environment (ceramic seals and bearings) on CNC grinding machines, whilst ensuring site safety standards are maintained.

 CNC Operative essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Setting machines in accordance with H&S regulations and the process control plan.
  • CNC grinding, operating, setting, and programming.
  • Interpreting component drawings to determine specifications.
  • Using measuring equipment to ensure components meet specification.
  • Monitoring equipment spares and consumables, replenishing stock when required.
  • Responsible for championing 6S and developing a culture of lean.
  • Performing & developing PM & TPM activities to ensure continuous operation of machines, monitoring the condition of machine parts, replacing when required.
  • To develop ways of working to reduce waste and improve efficiency.
  • Liaising with the QEHS & CI Leader to ensure quality standards are being achieved.
  • Performing any other reasonable duties that may be required from time to time.

Education/Experience required by successful candidate for the role of CNC Operative:

Essential Experience

  • Apprenticeship or equivalent in an engineering discipline
  • A GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths
  • This is a hands-on job requiring engineering skill levels to craft level or similar/higher
  • Conversant with H&S rules, regulations and best practices
  • Knowledge of manual handling
  • Able to confidently work to engineering drawings
  • Fanuc control programming in ISO G code
  • Able to use a CMM and shadowgraphs for inspection
  • Be confident and experienced in working with;
  • CNC machining Turning or Grinding
  • Surface grinding
  • Cylindrical grinding
  • ISO programming G codes
  • Able to perform these tasks to a competent standard

Desirable (not essential)

A Yellow Belt qualification


Location: Redditch

Hours of work: Sun 11pm - 6am and Mon to Thurs 10pm - 6am

(Flexibility may be required to support on days where needed)

Salary: £20,000 to £26,000 p.a. dependent upon experience plus shift premium 34% of base salary

Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, Share Purchase Option


If you have the required skills and experience to fulfil the role of CNC Operative as detailed, please APPLY TODAY!