Multi-Skilled Machinist (inc. CNC)

Up to £23,381 per annum + superb benefits
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Multi-Skilled Machinist

Are you an experienced Multi-Skilled Machinist who would thrive working in a busy team of a prestigious manufacturing business? Then don’t miss this superb opportunity to join the team at Calder Industrial Materials.

Calder Industrial Materials is a highly reputable manufacturing company with headquarters based in Chester, with significant experience delivering high quality, tailored solutions for a wide range of customers worldwide. Calder is one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers, delivering lead sheet and a wide range of ancillary products to builders’ merchants nationwide. In addition, Calder are also the UK’s leading specialist in lead engineering. The company designs, manufactures and installs radiation shielding and other products in the nuclear, medical and other markets.

Reporting to the Machine Shop Cell Leader, as a Multi-Skilled Machinist you’ll be responsible for the operation of various conventional and CNC Machine tools. Your responsibilities and duties will include, although not be limited to:

  • Setting and operating various machine tools, including, CNC lathes, CNC milling machines, pedestal drills, radial arm drill, bench & surface grinders
  • Setting up machines for production operatives in a safe and efficient manner
  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings
  • Highlighting and communicating issues that may arise and implementing corrective actions that have been issued
  • Ensuring job clocking / worksheets are completed as required
  • Ensuring that health, safety and quality standards are complied with

To be considered for this Multi-Skilled Machinist role you MUST have the following experience, qualifications, skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • Proven experience as a Multi-Skilled Machinist within an engineering company
  • Time served recognised apprenticeship
  • Good knowledge of machine tools, including lathes, milling machines, pedestal drills, radial arm drill, bench & surface grinders
  • Experienced CNC programmer setter / operator, with a recognised qualification in CNC programming
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Ability to measure accurately and work to within +/- 0.025mm
  • Fully conversant in the use of inspection equipment
  • Ability to plan method of work including tooling, jigs and fixtures etc.
  • Flexible attitude and willingness to learn
  • Excellent time management skills

The following experience and qualifications would be advantageous, but not essential;

  • 4 or 5 axis milling experience coupled to manual machine work
  • Ability to competently use motorised workplace transport and overhead gantry cranes
  • Knowledge of Heidenhain and ONECNC programming software
  • Experience of CNC milling machines, Fanuc 18-t series, and HAAS machinery

In return;

Salary:                          £20,460 – £23,381 per annum, level dependent upon experience and qualifications

Additional Benefits:       4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme following successful probation period, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes, and free car parking.

Hours of Work:             Monday to Thursday on a rotational shift pattern, covering 5am to 2pm and 2pm to 11pm

Contracted Hours:         36 hours per week

Location:                      Chester (Cheshire)

Contract Type:              Permanent

This Multi-Skilled Machinist vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Calder Industrial Materials. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker, and by applying for this role you give express consent for us to directly submit your application to our above named client in conjunction with this vacancy only. Please note that JVP is an advertising company NOT a recruitment agency, therefore all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Calder Industrial Materials, and should they wish to progress your application further, they will be in contact with you.

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