Vertical Milling Machinist


Salary: £23,000 -  £28,000
Location: [Hereford and Worcester] Dudley
Ref: JC923



Job Description

CNC Vertical Milling Machinist required for our engineering client based in Dudley. You will be required to produce high quality machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a Fanuc computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

Duties include:
• Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
• Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
• Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
• Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
• Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
• Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
• Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
• Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.

Skills/Qualifications:
• Must have previous Vertical Milling experience and be able to set /operate and program machines using Fanuc controls.
• Skilled time served machinists from a CNC based machine shop environment
• Must be literate and numerate, with the ability to work to strict tolerances in a variety of cast materials

Salary Guide: c£23k to 28k
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