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Shoreham-By-Sea, South East
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12 April 2019
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Are you an experienced CNC Machinist/Setter/Operator who is looking for a new opportunity to work a rolling contract in Shoreham? Then this may be a perfect opportunity for you!

Reporting to the Team Leader, the Multi-Skilled Machinist will programme CNC milling machine tools, operate manual and CNC milling and turning machine tools. The successful candidate will need to use their own initiative and have aspirations to progress within the team and/or wider business. We manufacture low volume, high variety components so it is essential for the candidate to be flexible and multi-skilled, and not to be phased by moving from one job type to the next.


* Set and operate CNC machinery using Heidenhain, Haas and Protrak controls and programme CNC machinery using the various operating systems.
* Set and operate manual lathe machine tools and perform tight tolerance turning operations.
* Read and understand manufacturing drawings in order to establish material and process requirements. To design and manufacture machine fixtures.
* Inspect manufactured components and cope with manufacturing variations while setting and operating machine tools.
* Liaise with the Machine Shop Team Lead on any issues that will impact current requirements and outputs.
* Think about and suggest continuous improvement opportunities to improve safety, quality and velocity.
* Maintain a good product knowledge range. We manufacture a number of single components and modify OEM parts, so machining knowledge and attention to detail is essential.
* Ensure that all areas, plant and equipment are kept in a clean and safe working condition and that the general area is kept in a clean and tidy state.
* Comply with and promote the Company's Values.
* Carry out other reasonable duties requested by management.
* Operate within the guidelines of the Company's policies and procedures, ISO9001 and internal work instructions.


* NVQ, Apprenticeship or City & Guilds or equivalent experience in Mechanical Engineering and Machining.
* Previous experience in a similar role.
* Proficient in CNC programming, operating and setting.
* Skilled in manual machining and CNC machining techniques.
* Ability to read and interpret engineering/manufacturing instructions, e.g. drawings.
* Basic numeracy and literacy skills.
* Basic IT skills.
* Ability to complete required documentation and records in a timely manner. E.g. timesheets etc.
* Ability to carry out the physical requirements of the role - lifting, bending, kneeling, stretching, etc.
* Proactive and enthusiastic attitude.
* Team player.
* Willingness to adhere to all Company health and safety policies, procedures and processes.
* Willingness to learn additional skills.
* Willingness to work overtime as required.
* Ability to problem solve.
* Ability to work under minimal supervision and use own initiative.


* Experience of machining fabricated items
* Tool room experience
* Career progression aspirations
* Basic understanding of HAAS turning machine tool programming

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.