Manufacturing Technician

Competitive Salary & Benefits
20 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Rosie Connor
Job Type
The Opportunity

The Manufacturing Technician CNC Machinist will be responsible for the programming and running of various manual or CNC machines in a predominantly R & D manufacturing environment.  The role will involve the manufacture of prototype ‘build from scratch’ items and tooling to small scale production runs, to modifying existing parts and generally supporting the Manufacturing Service Centre.
The Role
  • Certify the product in line with the product certification procedure
  • Maintain product certification and approval via regular audits
  • Possess a versatile skill base with the capability to apply these skills across a range of tasks
  • Be fully conversant with all machines, equipment, tools and measuring instruments associated with the manufacturing cycle
  • Ensure manufacturing and inspection times are met
  • Check and complete all paperwork associated with the manufacturing data pack
  • Maintain to the highest level workmanship standards and product quality
  • Ensure compliance with all associated procedures applicable to the manufacturing process
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Maintain a good housekeeping policy
  • Communicate best practise to other team members
  • Liaise with designers and engineers to advise and to provide producibility solutions on a variety of products
  • Provide time and cost estimates for current and future workload products
What’s in it for you?
MBDA prides itself on providing on-the-job training plus a range of courses to enhance your development further
What’s great about the team?
  • Manufacturing UK is an integral part of the Operations Directorate whose principal mission is to ensure that MBDA deliverable commitments are met in terms of time, cost and quality.  We pride ourselves in providing the ultimate application of Manufacturing expertise and capability throughout the entire lifecycle and supply chain of our product.
  • We're passionate about our people and recognise that to continually exceed our clients' expectations and needs, Manufacturing UK require an intelligent and motivated team
What are we looking for?
  • Ideally formal technical engineering / craft apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3 and TR23 / TR21 / HNC or equivalent certificate
  • Ideally 5 years experience as a skilled machinist, including 3-axis milling and lathes.
  • Toolmaker experience would be beneficial.
  • CNC experience with knowledge of programming
  • IGES interface knowledge and experience would be beneficial
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook & Powerpoint)
  • Understanding of basic CAD/CAM software packages such as MasterCam.
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Awareness of Health and Safety
  • ESD environment awareness would be an advantage
What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
Please Note: MBDA UK require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).
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