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Machine Tool Service Engineer

Salary: £0

Location: Chatham

Job type: Permanent

Category: Chatham

Machine Tool Development Engineer Working within an established highly skilled team, to provide Fault diagnosis, process development and production support to our automotive manufacturing and R&D Facility. The position requires ‘hands on’ strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work both efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced dynamic environment. ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES * Fault diagnosis on machine tools and assembly and test machines. * Development and set up of manufacturing & assembly machine tools including:- * Machine referencing and setting datums * Manual clocking of axes and fixture set up * Creation / editing of CNC programmes * Offsetting, grid shifts and back lash compensation * Liaise with internal and external suppliers to source service engineers, spares etc. Understand the impact key machine downtime will have, plan/organize accordingly. * Ensuring processes are set according to quality standards * Installation & commissioning of newly purchased machines • Continuous improvement of existing processes * Commissioning of new equipment ( including commissioning at supplier’s facility) • Use of CMMS for handovers and asset traceability. SKILLS Mandatory * An engineering background with involvement with Machine tools and processes * CNC Appreciation * Workshop skills (Turning, Milling, Grinding and bench fitting) * Understanding Engineering drawings and Geometric tolerancing * Use of basic measurement equipment – caliper, micrometer,DTI etc * Structured approach to problem solving * Good understanding of cutting tools, abrasives Desirable * Knowledge of jig and fixture making * Welding Mig, Tig and Arc * CNC programming in fanuc / siemens systems * Appreciation of Machine parameter setting * Understanding of in process gauging systems including spindle probes QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE Mandatory * Educated to HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. Desirable * Apprenticeship served * IOSH or NEBOSH qualified * Abrasive wheel certificate


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