5-Axis CNC Operator

Job Purpose
  • Setting and operating 5-Axis machines
  • Running off-line programs
  • Online programming and editing
  • Inspection of components using analogue and digital handheld measuring equipment
  • Operating and programming touch probes
  • Reading engineering drawings
  • Tool setting
  • Machine alignment checks
  • Manual machining operations
  • Communicating and recording information and instructions

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 5-Axis machine operation, including;
    • Tools setting and checking
    • Part setup
    • Operation of Fanuc controller
    • Running off-line programs
  • Creating and editing programs
  • Inspecting parts to engineering drawings
  • Reading engineering drawings including understanding geometric tolerancing
  • Ad hock jig and fixture creation
  • Loggings hours on route cards
  • Carry out daily maintenance checks
  • Machine maintenance
  • Ensure that quality is maintained to specific requirements
  • To provide clear communication and instructions to team members and to all other departments
  • To ensure that all materials are used efficiently and recorded as required
  • Fully comply with company policies including Health and Safety

This Job Description describes the main job duties, responsibilities and activities in place at the time when it was issued. It is not an exhaustive list and you may be required to undertake additional/alternative duties within the scope of this job description and where you skills and/or experience allow. Where additional duties require retraining or training then it will be provided where appropriate.