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    Motorsport, General Manufacturing

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    £36000 - £37000 per annum

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    Ida Iannone

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Ida Iannone

Based – Northampton

Salary- £36,000 to £37,000

Position - 5 Axis Setter Operator - NIGHTS

An exciting opportunity has arisen with one of our leading clients, a business that operate in flexible manufacturing working within motorsport.


  • To set and operate CNC machines 
  • To produce components to the company standard in the most efficient / cost effective manner.
  • Ensure that information is transferred between shifts and team members as required.
  • If problems occur ensure the relevant people are kept informed e.g. Team Leader, Shift Leader, Production Engineer, Scheduler & Maintenance.
  • Be committed to continuous improvement and suggest improvements regarding methods, processes and tooling.
  • Undertake any other duties or activities reasonably requested in order to meet departmental or company goals.

  • Ability to read, interpret and communicate technical information.
  • Ability to use 5 Axis CNC machines such as DMG Evo 70
  • Ability to use of Fanuc based machines such as Hitachi Seiki and Matsuura
  • Knowledge of Heidenhain and Fanuc NC Code and be able to write basic programs
  • Ability to problem solve and see errors in NC code
  • Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of:
  • Work-holding methods.
  • Tool selection criteria.
  • Cutting tool parameters.
  • Manual machining techniques.
  • Shop floor computer systems.
  • Quality principles.
  • Inspection techniques.
  • Knowledge of Machine tooling, Backends & Sharps
  • Knowledge of tool measuring equipment such as Zoller
  • Automotive engineering experience/background wuld be highly advantageous
  • Kaisan, 5s, 6 Sigma and SMED.