CNC Machinist

Website AWE

AWE is currently looking for a Craft Machinist Practitioner to carry out a wide range of craft machining operations on new cutting edge equipment in the manufacture and development of production and trials components within the Production Function.

Location – Burghfield

Package – £27,420 – £39,060 dependant on skills and experience plus allowances

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts – access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing – more information available on our careers site

To be considered for this role you must have a recognised apprenticeship and NVQ Level 2 minimum.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Deliver the production of high precision components to meet the required customer specification
  • Maintain safe operation of machine tools and all other related equipment
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities outlined below are not exclusive, but there is an expectation you will operate a variety of machine tools such as; computer numerical code (CNC), lathes, milling machines, precision grinders, and welders
  • Siemens Programming experience is advantageous
  • Good understanding of turning, setting and operating
  • Knowledge of turn/mill desirable
  • Undertake route cause analysis for problem solving
  • Multi-task across multiple machine tools and manufacturing areas
  • Act as a role model and mentor peers and apprentices as required by the business area
  • Support and participate continuous improvement activities
  • Carry out 6s activities in line with business area requirements
  • To undertake and maintain all training in your core role and linked disciplines
  • Compliance with necessary procedures in the execution of the role
  • Participate in task review planning activities and route card generation where required.
  • Contribute to the drafting of safety and operational documentation as required by the business area

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Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for this role.

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