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CNC Lathe Setter

Job Reference: HQ32313_1531321768
Location: West Midlands
Discipline:/ Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£9 to 10 per Hour + benefits

Job Type: Permanent

A CNC Lathe Setter is required for a well established precision engineering company, based in the Birmingham area. The role is a permanent contract working days Mon to Fri, paying £9 - £10 p/h for the right person.

The company

Trading for over 40 years, this medium sized engineering business manufactures a wide range of precision parts, tools, fasteners and dies for industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and Petrochemical. The site boasts a large machine shop with a wide range of CNC Machining centres, Turning Lathes, EDM Wire Eroders, Grinders and conventional machining capabilities. Very low turnover of staff, coupled with long standing relationships with blue chip companies globally, they export to over 40 different countries worldwide.

CNC Lathe Setter overview -

Responsible for setting and operating of 2 Axis Horizontal Turning Lathes with FANUC controls, to machine one off prototype and small batch parts for the aerospace, automotive, medical and various other industries

Responsibilities include -

Setting and Operating 2axis Horizontal Turning Lathes
Programme edits and datum adjustments using FANUC controls
Tooling setup, offsets and adjustments
First off inspections using measuring equipment
Following 2D & 3D drawings and job route cards
Provide continuous improvement to the machine and work areas
Supporting the machine shop, working other machines including Doosan Puma, Hitachi, Hyundai, Yang and Matchmaker lathes

CNC Lathe Setter desirable skills/experience/attributes -

Experience with setting and operating horizontal or vertical turning lathes
Understand FANUC controls and be able to edit or modify programmes
Able to understand technical drawings from customers
Strong background in precision machining of one off / low batch components
Knowledge of aerospace or automotive quality standards

Working hours are 40hrs per week 8am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Package on offer -

Hourly rate of £9 - £10 p/h
32 days holiday including bank holidays
Workplace pension scheme
Free Parking
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well established business with genuine career growth and training opportunities.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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