Machine Tool Development Technician

Full Time Permanent

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The Just Recruitment Group Ltd are recruiting for a Machine Tool Development Technician for their client based in Gillingham, Kent.

Successful applicant will be working within an established highly skilled team, to provide Fault diagnosis, process development and production support to our automotive manufacturing and R&D Facility. The position requires 'hands on' strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work both efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

*Fault diagnosis on machine tools and assembly and test machines.
*Development and set up of manufacturing & assembly machine tools including:-
*Machine referencing and setting datums
*Manual clocking of axes and fixture set up
*Creation / editing of CNC programmes
*Offsetting, grid shifts and back lash compensation
*Liaise with internal and external suppliers to source service engineers, spares etc.
*Understand the impact key machine downtime will have, plan/organize accordingly.
*Ensuring processes are set according to quality standards
*Installation & commissioning of newly purchased machines
*Continuous improvement of existing processes
*Commissioning of new equipment ( including commissioning at supplier's facility)
*Use of CMMS for handovers and asset traceability.

*An engineering background with involvement with Machine tools and processes
*CNC Appreciation
*Workshop skills (Turning, Milling, Grinding and bench fitting)
*Understanding Engineering drawings and Geometric tolerancing
*Use of basic measurement equipment – caliper, micrometer,DTI etc
*Structured approach to problem solving
*Good understanding of cutting tools, abrasives
*Knowledge of jig and fixture making
*Welding Mig, Tig and Arc
*CNC programming in fanuc / siemens systems
*Appreciation of Machine parameter setting
*Understanding of in process gauging systems including spindle probe

*Educated to HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

*Apprenticeship served
*IOSH or NEBOSH qualified
*Abrasive wheel certificate

For more information on this position, please contact Just Recruitment Group Ltd on telephone (phone number removed) quoting job reference (phone number removed)

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 7 days, your application for this position has been unsuccessful