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  • Job title:

    CNC Machinist

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £33-£35,000 per year

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    01992 501111

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MPI have a requirement for a CNC Machinist & Machine Tool Assembly Technician for our client based in Kempston, Bedfordshire.

This is a Full-time (37 hours per week), salaried position between £33,000 and £35,000 dependent on experience, reporting to the Workshop Supervisor.

Scope of the role:

The CNC Machinist & Machine Tool Assembly Technician will:

· Produce assemblies and ultra-high precision special purpose machines, within an Innovation environment.

· Produce prototype components for the build, assembly, test and development of high precision special purpose machinery.

Main duties and responsibilities:

· Operate manual and CNC machine tools (Siemens/Fanuc), to mill, turn and grind parts

· Assemble/fit, scrape and manually adjust high precision assemblies and R&D test apparatus to micron tolerances.

· Control the workload of the machine shop and priority projects.

· Manage and plan the machine shop tooling availability, including planning for preventative maintenance activities.

· Give pro-active input into manufacturing processes and the optimisation of assemblies.

· Liaise effectively with projects teams on a technical level.

· Understand and work at all times in line with Companies Values and Directives; specifically following the highest standards of health and safety.

· Carry out any other reasonable duties as requested.

Key skills requirements:

· Proven mechanical engineering experience of working in a precision environment.

· Relevant Engineering qualification in a Mechanical discipline, e.g., HNC/HND, C&G, BTEC, etc., or higher.

· Ability to read, understand, interpret, and manufacture from mechanical component and drawings.

· Self-driven individual with a ‘can-do’ attitude.

· Experience of working within a quality assurance system.

· Ability to work alone or part of a team.

· Has a full UK driving license and passport and prepared to travel occasionally to customer sites in the UK & overseas.