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Workshop Technician (CNC, Lathes or Mills)

£28000 - £35000 per annum
13 Mar 2017
05 Apr 2017
Daniel Vincent-Smith
Contract Type
Full Time

(CNC, Lathes or Mills)

Late Shift (4pm - 2am)

The Role

You will be responsible for the manufacture of batches of orthopedic implants, to the tolerances specified on standard component drawings using, CNC mills and/or lathes. you will be asked to observe all safety procedures, use appropriate safety equipment and comply with all QA/QC procedures and working instructions.

Key tasks

The job holder will be responsible for undertaking the following tasks:

* Manufacture of batches of orthopedic implants
* Working within specified tolerances and engineering standards.
* Using precision measuring equipment in the manufacturing environment.
* Meeting production deadlines.
* Work within safety guidelines and maintain a safe working environment.
* To work well both as an individual, as well as a team member.
* Liaising with Production Engineering to advise and assist on production issues.
* Maintain, adjust, repair and clean workshop equipment and machinery as required.
* To undertake training and development as and where necessary.
* Perform other duties detailed by the workshop manager, as and when necessary.

Qualifications, skills and desirable experience

* A time served apprenticeship within the engineering industry is essential. Very good working knowledge of setting and operating CNC milling machines and/or CNC centre lathes;
* A minimum City and Guilds 205 pt2 is or a significant period of related work experience
* As a team player you should be able to work closely with other colleagues, and be able to contribute ideas and suggestions in a clear and concise manner.
* High levels of self-motivation and the ability to achieve goals along with a willingness to learn are core values required.
* The nature of the business at SIW means that there are quite often strict deadlines that have to be met, the ability to work under pressure and to give that little bit more is also very important.
* Ideally you will have worked on Mazak Mills/Lathes, with a knowledge of Mazatrol control language and/or Haas Mill with Fanuc controls.


* The client operates under strict Quality procedures and where these relate to your role you should aim to achieve the required levels of conformity as necessary. This will ensure that you are fully aware that any non-compliance or improper performance of your role may occur in a defective device. You also need to ensure that you remain up to date with the contents of the Quality manual and how this affects your duties.

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