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CNC Turning Production Engineer

Engineering & Technical
£14 to £16 Per Hour
Contract Type:

                      Production Engineers Role (Turning)                  


Location: Leeds


Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm – Friday 8:00am – 3:30pm


Pay Rate: £14.00 - £16.00ph DOE


Our client, based in Leeds are looking for an experienced CNC Turning Production Engineer to join their team.


As a production engineer you will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing technical support to manufacturing, with responsibility to improve existing manufacturing processes and supporting the introduction of new products and new process equipment.
  • Programming using feature cam of various CNC machine tools, turned components to tight tolerances and creating process documentation.
  • Managing projects to drive process improvements, applying best practice manufacturing techniques, driving to apply new technologies, and supporting continuous improvement philosophies.
  • Supporting the introduction of new components and creating process documentation.
  • Giving feedback to the engineering team of cycle times along with job capability of new products.
  • Sorting out standard tooling manual, jig & fixture location points, along with standard 5S approach to the milling section area.
  • Monitor and improve the utilisation of machines on the milling or turning section.
  • Organising programmes / tools / jigs and fixtures before manufacture.
  • Look at tooling companies to aid the reduction of cycle times.
  • Ordering of tools, equipment etc.
  • Supply support of estimated cycle times for the engineering office and ERP system
  • Respond to machine break down.
  • Support of Supply Point system.

Candidates must demonstrate the following:

  • A positive attitude to your work and other employees
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Improvement and best practice of manufacturing techniques including setups.
  • Demonstrate full understanding of feature cam, MDC & Cimco editing system.
  • Ability to program from engineering drawing to manufacturing.
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter, and able to work on own initiative.
  • Be approachable, with the ability build credible relationships with staff at all levels of the organisation but especially with shop floor personnel.
  • Good time management, and ability to work to deadlines.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS office software, including word & excel.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and provide a responsive and pragmatic service.
  • Ability to champion and drive improvements in a production environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate best practice manufacturing techniques.