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CNC Machinist

Main Duties/Responsibilities

The CNC Turner / Machinist is responsible for the programming, set-up and operation of the CNC machinery. They are responsible for communicating any issues affecting the machines with the Production Manager.

Primary Functions:
  • Program, set up and operate CNC Lathes/Mills to suit products and efficiencies
  • Ensure machines are set up properly, working well, and producing quality products
  • Responsible for inspection of the finished product to ensure it is defect-free and ready for the next step in production or dispatch
  • Machining as per drawings, document packs or instruction
  • Check and maintain machine daily to ensure functionality
  • CNC programming using Mastercam software
  • Housekeeping in and around the CNC machine including putting tools away and removing swarf
  • Tooling management
  • Machine Maintenance including Lubrication, Check coolant levels, First use checks and Machine warm ups
  • Prepare for the job including verifying raw material and verifying job sheets in accordance with the technical drawings
  • Verify Measuring Equipment
  • Complete daily timesheets
  • Other general duties as directed

Skills & Experience

Qualifications:
  • Certificate III Mechanical Engineering or relevant experience
  • Mastercam course
Experience:
  • Programming and operation of Hitachi, Haas, Mori Seki and Okuma VMC, HMC and Lathes and Mills
  • Knowledge of Haas and Fanuc Controls and Mazak Mazatrol machines
  • Creation of programs using Mastercam CAD software
  • Design and development of holding jigs and fixtures