Milling Operator

Willcox Matthews Ltd
Telford, Shropshire
£20000 - £21500/annum To be discussed at interview
19 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Milling Operator:

Willcox Matthews are currently representing one of our clients in their search for a Milling Operator who can setup, operate and troubleshoot three-axis CNC mills and EDM machines.

The Role & Responsibilities:

* Load aluminum stock into machining centres and process jobs as scheduled on the intranet database.

* Load required tools into machining centres.

* Use plate beveller to remove sharp edges from aluminum plates.

* Insert cutting tools into tool holders; ensure accuracy of tool assembly by inspecting fit and runout.

* Inspect condition of cutting tools and dispose of worn or defective tools.

* Clean and maintain machining centres; empty chip bins, clean out chip debris, replenish coolant, and add lubricant.

* Inspect machined components for accuracy. Provide feedback to Milling Team Leader on tool breakage and machining issues.

* Load machined molds into EDM equipment and process jobs as scheduled on the intranet database.

* Enter operational data regarding milling and EDM status of molds into database.

* Clean and maintain the EDM machines (filter inspection and replacement, inspect and replenish di-electric fluid levels as needed).

* Adhere to all quality and safety standards within the department.

* Maintain clean and organized work area with emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, and utilization.

* Continually seek to improve work processes and individual performance.

* Adhere to all company policies and operational procedures.

* Perform additional tasks as assigned.

Skills / Knowledge / Experience:

* Previous experience in setting and operating machines.

* Experience in setting and operating CNC machine an advantage but not essential.

* Able to use chemicals in accordance with safety standards.

* Able to work safely with sharp and heavy objects (e.g., utility knives, aluminum blocks).

* Able to use measuring instruments such as scales, calipers, dial indicators.

* Physical job requirements reaching, bending, and grasping.

* Able to read and write in English and do basic arithmetic.

* Must be computer literate

* Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment.

* Must be punctual and have good attendance.

* Able to comprehend and follow printed and computer-screen instructions, and direction from supervisors or technical leads.

* Good written and oral communication skills.

* Strong attention to detail

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