CNC Prototype Machinist

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering, Manufacturing
East Anglia
£15 to £17 per hour
Job Ref:

Job Description for Vacancy No: 245271D

Consultant: Daniel Woodcock

Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 85 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.

Due to their continued growth they are seeking a CNC Prototype Machinist to join their European Research and Development Centre (ERDC) based in Peterborough on a contracting basis.

European Research and Development Centre (ERDC) based in Peterborough is part of Innovation & Technology Development Division (ITDD) and is dedicated to providing leadership in engine test and development solutions. We are currently seeking to recruit a contract Prototype Machinist to join our Prototype Machining Facility to support our continued growth and market leadership in compact Diesel Engines

Job Description:

The successful candidate will carry out a number of duties as detailed below. This is a key role that involves the manufacture of high specification prototype components within tight time lines. The ability to work to engineer’s instructions and drawings, use your own initiative and work with the appropriate people to resolve issues is essential.

* Set-up and operation of various jigs and fixtures
* Operation of manual machines, as the role requires extensive experience with manual lathes, vertical and horizontal mills, band saws, grinding (surface/cylindrical) and other related equipment and tooling
* Be proficient with the use of all related measuring equipment and tooling
* Follow established processes and procedures for machining components at all times
* Carry out any other duties that may be required from time to time.
* CNC and 3D printing experience would be advantageous
* An understanding of Feature - CAM would be advantageous

Key Competencies:

* Safe Working (Ability to work to and adhere to company Safety Policies and Procedures)
* Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
* Attention to detail, efficiency, and quality
* Flexibility
* Communication (Customer facing regarding work requests)
* Ability to work under own initiative and be self-motivated.
* Contribute to Team Success
* Be supportive of change


* Recognised apprenticeship, City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Machining
* Relevant experience in machining

Rate: Offering up to �16.00 per hour based under Umbrella Co / Ltd Co

Contact Details:
Tel: 01621 841234
Fax: 01233 645702
Contact: Daniel Woodcock

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