CNC Setter/Operator

Kyocera SGS
Wokingham, Berkshire
£20,000 to £30.000
14 Mar 2017
30 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Employee must be able to set-up and operate and maintain the CNC grinding machines and all other ancillary equipment in the manufacturing department.

Primary machines– Walter Helitronic 5 axis CNC Tool & Cutter Grinder. Helicheck Inspection. Wheel Truing.

  • Time served apprenticeship ideally required, although not essential if you have the required work experience
  • Good general education including Maths, English Language and I.T.
  • Engineering discipline
  • Have a minimum three years machining experience.
  • Must be able to use all inspection equipment and read drawings.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • AutoCAD.
  • Ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose problems in order to take appropriate action


  • Be able to maintain product specifications, and inspect all products produced, utilising the correct measuring devices.
  • Have knowledge of the specifications of diamond wheels and the ability to properly true, dress and generally maintain wheelsets.
  • Have knowledge and the ability to make machine adjustments and trouble shoot set up problems; also able to monitor product quality while manufacturing.
  • Be able to instruct and assist operator associates on set up, operating and maintenance functions.
  • Have full knowledge of all tooling required, routine maintenance, and lubrication of all machinery.

Must be aware of Health & Safety procedures, responsible for accurate Data Collection, knowledge of KYOCERA SGS Quality Policy, work procedures and work instructions, identification and segregation of non-conforming material, the ability to use Sampling Plan and Quality Defect codes to report non-conformity material.

The employee may be required to follow other job related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested. Acts at all times as an ambassador for the business, building and maintaining good relationships with customers, colleagues and managers

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