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CNC Operator

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire Salary: £1 per annum + Salary to be discussed upon application
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Joe Tomkins

CNC Operator required for one of world's leading and most successful defence companies, based in Portsmouth.

My client are looking for a CNC Operator who has demonstatable experience programming CNC machines, using manual machines and hand fitting. Ideal candidates will also have strong experience of both 3 and 5 axis, and able to work to extremely tight tolerance. All candidates must have experience in working with metal.

On offer is a highly competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package, all to be discussed at application stage!

Candidates for this opportunity must be eligible for SC level Security Clearance.

CNC Operator role summary:

  • Building models of ships and submarines and any propulsors
  • Most models are made out of glass reinforced plastic (GRP) but this role is working with metals
  • Milling, Lathing and machining propulsor elements and any instrumentation needed
  • Day to day is a mix of programming, lathing and milling - usually hand finished
  • Precision environment working with bespoke pieces, all finished to tight tolerances within millimetres
  • Hurco machine on site. This is a programmable machine which manufactures metal into specified pieces

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrable experience in this type of role before (Programming CNC machines, using manual machines and hand fitting)
  • Competent in use of Heidenhain/ Winmax (CNC control software) and other CNC control systems/software
  • CNC experience of both 3 & 5 axis
  • Ability to read detailed drawings
  • Able to work to tight tolerances
  • Broad knowledge of engineering principles
  • Technical knowledge of precision engineering
  • Competent in use of all QA measuring equipment and use of a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)

All applicants must be eligible for SC level Security Clearance.

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