Job Title

CNC Design Engineer

Ref: DT50
  • CAD Software: Autodesk Inventor
    AutoCAD 2D
  • Position:
  • Experience: Hands-on experience of mechanical engineering including the ability to use Machine Shop equipment, CNC machining centre, Lathe, pedestal grinder, pillar drill etc
    Ability to read and understand Engineering drawings
    Testing/Calibrating tools or products
    Basic mechanical design
    Safety standards e.g. BS Regulations
    Plastic moulding
    Cable installation
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000
  • Location: ,
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Job Description

Overall context of the job:

An engineer with sufficient skills and experience to be able to turn his or her hand to a wide variety of engineering and related tasks throughout the business. Particular areas of focus will include Engineering, Quality, Facilities & Design. Tasks will mainly require mechanical and electrical engineering skills and the ability to solve problems using a methodical approach. A limited amount of basic CAD use may also be required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Liaise with Production to maintain and assess the requirements of the test benches and data testers
  2. Provide absence and holiday cover in the Mould shop and Engineering department, also in busy periods.
  3. Arrange mould tool repair/modifications, tool trials, and liaise with tool makers and moulding consultant.
  4. Liaise with the mouldshop engineer to propose solutions to any issues arising with Krauss Maffei moulding machines & Geiger handling robots then report to the Technical Engineer for approval before carrying out solutions.
  5. Provide support in the Engineering department to maintain and solve any issues arising with HAAS CNC machine, punch machine, saws etc.
  6. Maintain compressors to ensure compressed air is available 24/7.
  7. Maintain DTX-1800 analyser.
  8. Provide technical backup on production equipment.
  9. Devise & carry out tests relating to quality standards e.g. durability tests; designing & manufacturing equipment such as test jigs when required.
  10. Carry out quality checks on component samples received at goods in e.g. checking dimensions to drawings.
  11. Design & manufacture jigs & tools for Production, and provide training to production personnel.
  12. Involvement with computer room updates e.g. helping to run new data or phone cables around the building (IT skills are not required).
  13. Training, repair & maintenance of tools, equipment, plant & machinery around the building.
  14. Be involved with internal process improvements and new ideas in regard to production equipment, process and machines.
  15. Liaise with Purchasing team to order parts and consumables required to maintain plant and equipment.
  16. Offer solutions and ideas to the Design Department in response to customer issues regarding existing products e.g. fixing methods etc.
  17. Assist in production assembly of new and prototype units.
  18. Carry out other duties as requested by the Managers and Directors as required.

All duties should be conducted according to Company Quality Control and Health and Safety Procedures.