Job Description

A manufacture of self-lubricating bearing and seal components in Redditch are looking for someone to join their team. 

They use advanced carbon/graphite, silicon carbide, alumina and zirconia materials to engineer lightweight, low-friction bearings and seals. 

Reporting to the Team Leader/Production Manager, you will be working in a production environment on CNC grinding machines working within ceramic seals and bearings, whilst ensuring site safety standards are maintained.

Hours of work: Sunday 11pm - 6am and Monday - Thursday - 10pm - 6am. Flexibility may be required to support on days where needed. 

⦁ Setting machines in accordance with H&S regulations and the process control plan.
⦁ CNC grinding, operating, setting, and programming.
⦁ Interpreting component drawings to determine specifications.
⦁ Using measuring equipment to ensure components meet specification.
⦁ Monitoring equipment spares and consumables, replenishing stock when required.
⦁ Responsible for championing 6S and developing a culture of lean.
⦁ Performing & developing PM & TPM activities to ensure continuous operation of machines, monitoring the condition of machine parts, replacing when required.
⦁ To develop ways of working to reduce waste and improve efficiency.
⦁ Liaising with the QEHS & CI Leader to ensure quality standards are being achieved.
⦁ Performing any other reasonable duties that may be required from time to time.

Essential Qualifications
⦁ Apprenticeship or equivalent in an engineering discipline
⦁ A GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths

Desirable Qualifications
⦁ A Yellow Belt qualification

Essential Experience
⦁ This is a hands-on job requiring engineering skill levels to craft level or similar/higher
⦁ Conversant with H&S rules, regulations and best practices
⦁ Knowledge of manual handling
⦁ Able to confidently work to engineering drawings
⦁ Fanuc control programming in ISO G code
⦁ Able to use a CMM and shadowgraphs for inspection
⦁ Be confident and experienced in working with;
⦁ CnC machining Turning or Grinding
⦁ Surface grinding
⦁ Cylindrical grinding
⦁ ISO programming G codes
⦁ Able to perform these tasks to a competent standard


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