CNC Technician

Job Title: CNC Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Accrington
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0078
Contact Name: Stephen Windle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2019 13:04

Job Description

Our client, a global manufacturing company, is looking to recruit and experience CNC Technician to be based at their production facitility in Accrington, Lancashire.

Skills and Experience required: 

The ideal candidates must be time served with post qualification in a technical machining background. Experience in CNC Milling, Turning and Grinding. Experience in EDM Wire Machining and Die Sinking would be desirable.
  • Must be proficient in the set up, operation and the adjustment of tool fixture offsets on 3 and 5 axis CNC machine tools.
  • Is able to competently program Mazak and Fanuc control systems with knowledge of Live Tooling using G-Codes. Knowledge of programming Agie EDM Wire Machines and Die Sinkers would be desirable.
  • Ability to interpret detailed engineering drawings and deliver conforming parts to tight tolerances.
  • Working with the machining and grinding of various types of material.
  • A detailed understanding of engineering drawings, selection of tooling, work holding and cutting/grinding strategy is essential.
  • The ability to generate programs with the use of CAD/CAM & Post Processor using PTC-Creo is highly desirable.
  • Highest standards of Health and Safety and Quality Assurance is essential. Must be able to check and inspect your own work.
  • A good communicator at all levels, with the ability to integrate, support and self-motivate in a successful team.
  • The ability to work unsupervised and on your own initiative when needed.
  • The ability to work in both a high dependency CNC production environment and also jobbing shop/toolroom setting.
  • Possess a positive Can-Do attitude and problem solving approach towards your work and the wider business.

£30'000 - £36'000 per year (dependent on experience)

Working Hours

Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4.00pm Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm 

In addition to a long term career prospect the position also offers:
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • 33 days holiday (including public holidays)