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CNC Operator Programmer - 10650

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£16-17 ph

Job Type: Permanent

Our Client is seeking a CNC Operator Programmer with design skills and offers career progression.


Salary:                         £16 - £17 ph - paid monthly

                                    + overtime paid at time and a half

Location:                     Maidstone

Hours:                         core hours 39 hours per week

                                    7.30am to 4pm Monday to Thursday, 3pm finish on Friday

Benefits:                      23 days leave pa, Xmas shut down, pension, free parking

                                    Regular free lunch provided


The role provides a career opportunity for someone to have a key role in the company and to further their skills in design and development.


CNC Operator Programmer skills / experience required:

  • Experience of working and undertaken a structured formal training programme in sheet metalwork including familiarity with common sheet metal machines.
  • Have undertaken a structured formal training programme
  • Have understanding of Engineering Drawings (First and Third Angle)
  • Be able to recognize and offer solutions and improvements in products
  • Have worked in a fine limit sheet metalwork factory
  • Have experience and a working knowledge of CNC punching machines (ideally LVD)
  • Understanding of drawing issue control
  • Have experience in Programming/Developing/Nesting flat patterns drawings on CAD CAM software Radan, StudioCAM, AutoCAD and LVD Delta Shape
  • Programmed drawings for a CNC punch (Radan, StudioCAM, AutoCAD and LVD Delta Shape)
  • Team player, conscientious, good at meeting production deadlines


CNC Operator/Programmer Role and Responsibilities:

  • Be part of a team, with the Operations Manager and Production Supervisor
  • Setting up and running the punch, preparing tools and materials
  • Set up download and punch existing parts
  • Have the ability to draw (in Radan or AutoCAD), modify, programme and download new simple parts
  • Programme new parts for punching
  • Setup the tooling for each punching operation
  • Maintain the daily operation of the CNC punch including the sharpness and condition of tooling.
  • Be able to manage a forward workload to ensure things are produced in a timely, orderly and efficient fashion.
  • Keep track of schedule and items produced particularly when it is part of a project or large assembly.
  • Manage and monitor stock levels to best utilize the company’s resources.
  • Work with the Design Manager to ensure that designs are programmed ready for manufacture.
  • Be able to perform other tasks around the factory to aid the process and timely delivery of a product
  • Additionally this role can include full design

To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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