Apprentice Machinist

Location: Nottingham
Employer: Doughty Precision Engineering
Weekly pay: £187.20
Closing date: 31 March 2021
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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

Since 2003, Nasmyth Group has continued to grow having 5 divisions supported by 13 complementary precision engineering and metal treatment businesses across 10 sites throughout the globe. The Group's success has been built upon our unique ability to utilise the capabilities from each of these companies to create market-leading, integrated solutions, tailored to meet the specific needs of each of our customers. Our ability to offer complete end-to-end solutions, supported by our team of over 800 skilled specialists puts us at the cutting-edge of the industry.

CNC Apprentice Machinist Job Description:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices;
  4. Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to company process and systems.
  5. 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.
  6. Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  7. Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions;
  8. Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  9. Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  10. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  11. The role will also involve inspection of parts, so you will be familiar with a range in inspection equipment.

You will also have the ability to use handheld measuring equipment plus experience with CMM machines and shadowgraphs.

CNC Operator Machinist Skills:

Conceptual Skills, Process Improvement, Verbal Communication, Functional and Technical Skills, Controls and Instrumentation, Tooling, Coordination, Attention to Detail, Judgment

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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