CNC Machinist

  • £27k - 30k per year
  • Bolton, Greater Manchester, England

SLIDING HEAD ENGINEER / CNC MACHINIST 

Bolton

Salary:  £27,000 – £30,000 (DOE)

KPI RECRUITING LIMITED have the pleasure of working in conjunction with our Bolton based client who have been established for almost 50 years. Our client is seeking an experienced Sliding Head engineer. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and forward thinking subcontract manufacturing company.

The ideal candidate will be primarily responsible for programming, setting and operating CNC multi axis sliding head autos (Star and Citizen).

HOURS OF WORK
DAY SHIFTS
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am – 4pm
Friday: 7:30am – 1pm

ABOUT THE ROLE

Working within a predominantly medium batch machining cell, this role is to programme, set and operate CNC multi axis sliding head autos.

There may be a requirement to program/set and run multiple machines at any one time.

Due to the nature of the work, you will have excellent tooling knowledge and the ability to ensure cutting strategy suits production.

With a high attention to details, this role will require an engineer from an environment of high tolerance work e.g. automotive.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The ideal candidate will preferably have 3 years’ experience in Sliding Head Engineering.

  • Experienced working on Star and Citizen Lathes 
  • The successful candidate will ideally have had a proven background in CNC machining, preferably having served a recognised apprenticeship or equivalent qualification with post qualification experience in a technical machining background.
  • Ability to programme using Fanuc / Siemens.
  • Experience of multi axis turning centres.
  • Highest standards of H&S and Quality is essential.
  • Ability to interpret detailed engineering drawings and deliver conforming parts.
  • Working with various materials including exotic grade alloys.
  • A detailed understanding of engineering drawing, tooling selection, work holding & cutting strategy is essential.
  • A good communicator at all levels, with the ability to integrate and support a successful team.

 

YOU WILL RECEIVE

  • Top rate of pay depending on experience
  • Overtime available and paid at premium rates
  • Possibility of shift working at premium rates (depending on orderbook and customer demand)
  • 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays)
  • Loyalty scheme with an additional day’s holiday for every 5 years completed
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company paid training
  • Death in service life insurance scheme
  • Workwear and PPE provided
  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking

 

For more information or a confidential conversation please call Tanya on 01942 597215 or email your CV to TanyaS@kpir.co.uk

Job ID: 4767259 / Job Reference: CNCTS1

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