Machinist - Gears

  • Location
    Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference

Job Title: Machinist - Gears

Industry: Aerospace

Location: Wolverhampton

Duration: 12-month contract

Shift: Double days rotating (06:00 - 13:15 one week and 13:30 - 21:00 the next week)

Shift allowance: 14%

Role Summary:

Machinist with experience of manufacturing components on manual & CNC machines is required to work within the Gears Module.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Capable of setting and running machines including Lathes, Vertical Mills, Gear Hobbers & Shapers, External, Internal & Surface Grinders.

  • Day to day tasks include ensuring material, process layout and drawings are correct issue.

  • Assess manufactured features for conformance to requirements.

  • Declare non-conformances as they are produced or detected.

  • Apply the most effective "Best Practice" manufacturing methods available to maximise efficiencies and reduce CoPQ (Cost of Poor Quality) i.e. silent hour running, SPC, multi-machine manning, etc.

  • Control, operate and maintain stock control systems and use of equipment.

  • Assistance in quality control systems and investigations (i.e. non-conformance reviews).

  • Support continuous improvement deployment through active participation on Lean Events, Workshops and Continuous Improvement activities.

  • Ensure that all activities are carried out in accordance with the UTAS EH&S Procedures.

  • The transportation of materials, tools, equipment and work-in-progress within manufacturing Cells.

Person Specification:

  • Apprentice served / time served machinist.

  • CNC setting & operating skills in a precision engineering environment, ideally with Fanuc, Mazatrol or similar controls experience.

  • Ability to use a variety of manual & CNC machines.

  • Ability to work in a team environment, actively following the Operating Principles of our Four Gears - People, Integrity, Ideas and Performance

  • An attention to detail is essential

  • Use of CMM's is an advantage, specifically (Quindos / PC-DMIS) however training will be given where required.

  • Experience in a New Product Introduction environment would be useful but not essential.

All Employees Shall:

  • Comply with the EH&S Policy and applicable regulatory and company EH&S rules and requirements

  • Report to supervision conditions or practices that are either unsafe or that may adversely impact the environment, to ensure prompt resolution of potential hazards

  • Attend scheduled EH&S training program

  • Actively support the organization's efforts to meet or exceed EH&S goals and plans

  • Recommend improved EH&S practices

An Ideal candidate will have

  • An all-round Machinist experience with Milling, Grinding and Turning.

  • CMM experience is advantageous but not essential

  • Setting and Operating experience is essential, Programming experience is advantageous

  • Worked to tolerances of 20 microns or lower

  • The ability to read engineering drawings and use hand-held measurement tools, including manual micrometres (not digital). This will be tested at interview stage.

  • Worked to batch sizes between 6 and 30 off so candidates who have experience with smaller batch sizes are ideal but not essential.

From time to time the candidate may be required by the Company to perform other tasks which are not included in the above description but are within the capabilities of the individual and where necessary, training will be given.

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