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Setter/CNC Machinist (BAE088248)

Ref no. BHN549592
Location Washington, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 18-24 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Setter/CNC Machinist - BAE Defence Systems Land - 18-24 Month Contract - Washington, Sunderland - PAYE £20.66 - £35.80 (Inside IR35)

Key skills required for this role

Setter, Machinist, Turning Centres, Machines, Fanuc, Mazatrol, Heidenhain Controls, Micrometres, CNC


Setter/CNC Machinist - BAE Defence Systems Land - Washington, Sunderland - 18-24 month Contract

Job description

Setter/CNC Machinist - BAE Defence Systems Land - 18-24 Month Contract - Washington, Sunderland - PAYE £20.66 - £35.80 (Inside IR35)

Clearance Requirements & Eligibility

This role will require you to hold or be eligible to obtain Security Clearance (SC). You will need to obtain a Criminal Record Check and you must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship and have lived and worked in the UK for a minimum 5 year period. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

Principal Accountabilities/KRAs

  • Ability to program, Set and run a range of CNC turning centres/Machines with Fanuc, Mazatrol, Heidenhain Controls
  • working largely unsupervised to own initiative in a busy machining shop
  • Able to understand engineering drawings in imperial and metric sizes
  • Understanding drawing tolerances, geometric tolerances and surface finishes
  • Ability to use measuring equipment such as micrometers, verniers, plug gauges, screw plugs, ring gauges.
  • Comprehensive understanding of CNC programming structure using G code and a specific familiarity with Fanuc 21 IT control panels
  • be conversant with cutting a wide range of materials including Non Ferrous, Aluminium, Alloy Steels, and others.
  • Have a can-do attitude and ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Willing to work overtime when required to ensure customer requirements are achieved.
  • Willing to work shifts at short notice (Currently days, two shift and three shift)
  • Learning- willing to be trained in other machining/manufacturing processes and Robot fault finding/recovery procedures.
  • Capable of passing on knowledge and training other team members.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Time Served highly skilled and confident individual, capable of working from your own initiative.
  • You will have completed a comprehensive engineering apprenticeship and have a minimum of BTEC Level 3/ONC in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering with an in-depth understanding of G-Code programming, machine capabilities, spindle tooling, work holding and machining methods.
  • Ideally the successful candidate will also be familiar with Fanuc automated robot load/unload systems coupled to CNC machine tools. However, training will be provided in these circumstances.


Standard Shift: £20.66
Early shift: £25.41
Night Shift:£26.24
Mon - Fri OT: £27.97
Saturday - Sun :£35.80
Shift Rotations
Standard Shift
07:15 - 17:00 Monday to Thursday
08:00 - 16:45 Monday to Thursday
08:00 - 12:00 Friday

2 Shift Pattern (Early Shift)
06:00 - 13:40 Monday to Thursday
06:00 - 12:20 Friday

13:25 - 21:05 Monday to Thursday
12:10 - 18:30 Friday

Nights (Night Shift)
20:55 - 06:10 Monday to Thursday
21:45 - 07:30 Monday to Thursday

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