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    Northampton, United Kingdom

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    Kinga Gonslawska

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Location: Daventry

Salary: £28-28,500K


 TXM Recruit are currently working alongside a global technology business that delivers high performance engine and electronics solutions for customers in the automotive and motorsport sectors.

Their motorsport heritage gives them a passion for innovation, performance, and reliability. They are constantly seeking innovative ways to drive higher performances, while striving to deliver the reliability that customers expect.

They now require a Machine Support Technician to support their growing customer base.




  • Responsible for keeping 11 CNC Machines running over.
  • Assist with new part programme prove outs.
  • Monitor tool life and responsible for tool change and resetting using Zoller tool measuring equipment.
  • Support load station operators to ensure parts are loaded correctly.
  • Ability to review CMM reports and take corrective action for any errors reported.
  • Carry out TPM checks covering machine alignment, centre of rotation checks, Renishaw Probe calibration.
  • Ability to monitor machines performance, identify and diagnose problems in order to take appropriate action.
  • Understand hydraulic fixture operation and checks required to report when servicing is required.
  • Fault finding and recovery of FMS robotic applications.
  • Support the Company’s compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, following policy and best practice.




The successful candidate will have:


  • A time served apprenticeship, although not essential with the required machining background.
  • A full understanding of engineering drawings and geometric tolerances.
  • Experience in setting and operating 4 and 5 axis machines with Fanuc controls.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all Production and Quality shift personnel.
  • Extensive knowledge of cutting tools and be familiar with CNC tool holding methods.
  • CNC milling experience would be advantageous.
  • Computer literate.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills.
  • This position requires a great deal of flexibility and dedication as the processes are helped to mature through continuous improvement. Training with FMS will be provided if required.

The Role is primarily to cover a Double Day working pattern although occasional night shift cover for holidays may be required:

Shift 1
Monday to Thursday inclusive:
• 6am till 2pm
• 6am till 1pm

Shift 2
Monday to Thursday inclusive:
• 2pm till 10pm
• 1pm till 8pm


TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.