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CNC Setter/Operator

We are looking to recruit a CNC Setter/Operator to work on high value one-off components featuring complex 3D surfaces made from high-tensile steels and aluminium, to exacting tolerances and quality standards.

The successful candidate will be required to accurately plan the production method and create part programs using CAD/CAM software (Delcam PowerMill and PowerShape).  They will be able to plan and specify tooling requirements including any jigs and fixtures or special cutting tools.

They will also be able to competently set and operate 3, 4 and 5 axis vertical milling CNC machines and be fully conversant with Heidenhain control systems up to TNC 530.

The ideal applicant will be a time served, fully skilled engineer/toolmaker using Delcam PowerMill and PowerShape in the role of a CNC setter/operator.  They will have the ability to interpret engineering drawings and CAD models and be experienced using Heidenhain controls.

The successful candidate must satisfy security clearance requirements(including 5 years UK residency).

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to be part of a successful and professional team operating in a world-class facility.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Interested candidates should send their CV with a covering letter to recruitment@ara.co.uk


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