☀️  Day Shift
Mon-Thu 07:30 – 16:30
Friday: 07:30 – 13:30

Company Background:

Northern Hydraulics Ltd is proud to be one of the UK’s top manufacturers of industry leading precision hydraulic cylinders.

Accredited with Investor in People Silver Status, and recently recognised as a Best Managed Company by Deloitte, the business has undergone considerable expansion in recent years and continues to do so today.

As a result of exponential demand for our high-quality products, the company have ambitious expansion & investment plans for 2023 & beyond.

The Role:

To assist with our growth plans, we are currently recruiting for a 5 Axis CNC Setter/ Programmer to work within our components manufacturing division. This role is an excellent opportunity for a skilled CNC Setter Programmer to join our thriving precision engineering company and utilise their skillset to its fullest potential.

What we offer:

  • Top rates on offer (DOE)
  • Overtime regularly available (payable at enhanced rates)
  • Westfield Health cover
  • High specification machinery, tooling & PPE
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Savings scheme
  • Store discounts
  • Plus, much more…

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produce Programs using CadCam Software for 5 Axis CNC Milling Machine
  • Setting and Operating a 5 Axis CNC Mill to produce Machined Components
  • Inspect finished work against technical engineering drawings and data supplied ensuring that specifications and quality standards (in line with ISO: 9001 (2015) accreditation) are met
  • In process inspection of goods and carrying out quality checks in line with our internal quality system
  • Working to set efficiency targets
  • Operating in line with company health & safety policy relative to the workshop environment
  • Check and maintain machinery daily to ensure functionality
  • Maintain good housekeeping & safe working environment
  • Willingness to be flexible in accordance with the business needs
  • Any other duties, within reason & capability, as determined by team leader

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a 5 Axis CNC Setting / Programming role (Fanuc Controls)
  • Meticulous quality inspection skills particularly in relation to the manufacturing of precision components
  • ISO 9001 (2015) familiarisation, particularly in relation to quality standards adherence
  • Computer literate with experience in the use of MRP systems
  • Competent in the use of a wide range of workshop machinery
  • Excellent problem solving
  • Sound communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong understanding and appreciation of H & S within the workplace

Desirable Criteria:

  • 5 years’ + experience working in a similar role
  • Strong Experience in Programming using CADCAM Software.
  • Strong experience in the use of G-Code
  • Familiarisation with Fanuc control systems
  • People management & training experience
  • Precision engineering experience
  • Engineering qualification (CNC specialism)
  • Automation experience would be advantageous

Hours of Work:

Monday – Thursday: 07:30-16:30
Friday: 07:30-13:30

Closing Date : 1st July 2024

Northern Hydraulics Ltd reserve the right to enhance essential criteria for shortlisting purposes in the event of a high volume of applicants. In such an event, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Northern Hydraulics is an equal opportunities employer.

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