CNC Setter Lead

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1319475753-2
  • Date Posted: 9 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Hays
  • Location: Portadown, County Armagh
  • Apprentice Pay: £40,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Engineering
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

We have a requirement for a CNC Setter Lead for a great business in Portadown area.

Your new company
A successful precision engineering company in the Craigavon area. Having worked with this company for many years I can confirm they are very well thought of in the local area. They are seeking a strong CNC Setter who can lead the team. A great opportunity for a CNC Setter to join a steady and experienced team.
Your new role As CNC Setter Lead will be required to be responsible for being proactive in liaising with the Production Manager and Supervisor daily regarding production requirements/priorities. You will organise the team of milling cell setters/trainee setters throughout the day to ensure the most effective use of each team members skill set, and delegate tasks as necessary. Ensure the production schedule is adhered to throughout the cell during each shift. Carry out own and oversee all other milling cell setups to ensure prove out and subsequent parts conform to customer specification. Ensure any problems within the milling cell are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.
• Ensure adherence of allocated setup and machining times throughout the cell. Support the team of setters, operators, and apprentices by providing troubleshooting advice, knowledge, experience, encouragement, and motivation. Identify and carry out necessary on the job training to upskill and develop the team. Create online NC programmes from technical documents or other sources when required. Be vigilant to the machine operation to detect malfunctions quickly and measure component parts as per inspection sample plan for conformity with specifications. Ensure compliance with all relevant quality standards throughout the factory.
Days Mon - Thurs

What you'll need to succeed
Ideally you will have proven and extensive hands-on experience in all aspects of CNC milling. Hold a recognised engineering apprenticeship qualification. Must have held or currently hold a position and have extensive experience in a team lead/supervisory role. Must have excellent proven leadership qualities including leading by example, an excellent communicator, team builder/motivator, positive can-do attitude, confident decision maker, unquestioned integrity, mentorship. Proven experience in the training and development of teams. Extensive CNC milling machine related problem-solving skills. Proven ability in interpreting/reading engineering drawings to a high level. Have knowledge and understanding of CNC milling machine control software. (preference will be given to those with Heidenhain control knowledge.)

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary
4 day week

What you need to do now

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