Job Type: CNC Production Engineer
Salary: 28,000 - 32,000 a year
Hours: Full Time
Thermex is a UK based global leader in the manufacture of heat exchangers and power train cooling products for the vehicle, marine, defence, aerospace and power generation industries.
Recent, substantial capital investment has resulted in a period of sustained growth and an exciting opportunity has arisen for a CNC Production Engineer to join our team
We are seeking a highly motivated individual ideally from the high precision and CNC machining industry to support and assist the daily production machine shop activities. This is a hands-on role where the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate ability to plan, program, set and implement machining tasks on a variety of Fanuc Control CNC machines. A strong background in manual machining techniques would be an advantage along with supervisory experience.
_Constructing and proving CNC programmes for new components.
_Assist the production engineering team in the design and commissioning of fixtures and tooling necessary for machining new components.
_Training and development of operators to ensure proper execution of the defined processes.
_Assist with the management and planning of production / workload in accordance with business priorities.
_Continuous improvement of manufacturing processes to achieve cost, quality and delivery objectives.
_A good knowledge of appropriate cutting data for machining a variety of materials including aluminium, stainless steel, cast iron and naval brass.
_Skills / Competencies
As a person you will need the following qualities and experience:
_Strong knowledge of the equipment within a machine shop, experience of manufacturing precision parts to tight tolerances on CNC machines, lathes and millers.
_The ability to program both driven Y, C axis lathes and more essentially vertical milling machine centres.
_A good knowledge of CNC programming techniques, production fixturing and production tooling design
_Ideally have experience of both turning and milling on manual machines and demonstrate hands on capability.
_Excellent communication skills and a proactive team player
_Knowledge of CMM machines particularly Faro would be an advantage
_Knowledge and understanding of Fanuc control systems
_Ability to set and operate as required.
_Knowledge of TPM programs an advantage
_Ability to provide solutions to decrease cycle times and overcome day to day machining issues.
_Flexibility and ability to adapt to change
_Ability to understand interpret engineering drawings
_Able to use a wide variety of measuring equipment
_Maintain a safe working environment ensuring all company procedures are followed.
_Commitment, dedication and willingness to succeed and progress is a must
Education and experience:
Ideally the successful candidate will hold a relevant qualification in Mechanical and / or Production Engineering, however candidates who have considerable experience are also encouraged to apply.
CNC programming and setting experience is essential (Fanuc controls)
Understanding of lean manufacturing (TPM, 5S, ETC)
General computer skills
Thermex is a fastmoving manufacturing business with high focus on improving, developing in house machining capabilities.
Volume and 1 off machining requirements need to be balanced to meet demand
The business can sometimes need to work to tight deadlines from a demanding customer base
Expanding Machine shop with new further capital investment planned in the near future
The benefits of working for Thermex
Competitive rates of pay with quarterly company performance bonus
A growing business offering job security and stability and career progression and training opportunities
A positive, approachable and welcoming team based culture throughout the company.
If you are interested in this role, please apply today
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