Apprentice Machinist

Location: Ilkeston
Employer: Midland Precision Engineering Ltd
Weekly pay: £200
Closing date: 30 June 2019
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Short description

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join our team due to an extended period of growth. We are looking for an Apprentice Machinist.

Full description

Midland Precision Engineering have over 20 year's experience in the precision engineering of top quality complex components and turned parts to a wide range of industries nationwide. The MPE team employs some of the latest CNC sliding head machinery. Over the years we have built up a wealth of expertise in working on a wide range of materials to produce a complex parts to exact customer specification.

Through substantial investment, we have recently introduced two state of the art sliding head machines, capable of producing any complex component from 1mm diameter and up to 300mm in length, all in one complete operation, capable of holding tolerances to microns.

Midland precision engineers have developed excellent knowledge and engineering skills, gained whilst machining a large variety of components with large variety materials, surpassing customer expectation time after time.

CNC Apprentice Machinist Job Description:

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Setting Machines - Grades
  • CAD Programming
  • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, 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, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices;
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to company process and systems.
  • 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.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  • The role will also involve inspection of parts, so you will be familiar with a range in inspection equipment.

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date

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