• Low Volume Machinist

    Job Locations UK-Vale of Glamorgan-Miskin
    Job Reference
    No. of Openings
    No. of Openings Remaining
    Manufacturing Services Division
    Job Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    There are several vacancies for CNC machinists within Low Volume Manufacturing working a 3 shift pattern (06h00 – 14h00, 14h00 – 22h00 & 22h00 – 06h00). The purpose of the role is to provide additional programming, setting and operating resource to support the increased production demand of specials and low volume production parts.




    •Setting / Operating CNC machines (Milling or Turning) to the standard set and run times.
    •Interpret drawings and use initiative in deciding tooling selection and the method of manufacture.
    •Monitor the quality of components using a wide range of equipment including CMM inspection and complete departmental quality documentation.
    •Generate new component part programmes with the aid of Gibbs CAM programming software and subsequent proveout of new processes.


    Key requirements


    •Applicants must have served an apprenticeship and have expertise in using a variety of manual and CNC machine tools, including milling and turning.
    •Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.
    •Ability to communicate with design engineers in all areas of the business.
    •Good pc skills are essential.


    Desirable requirements


    •A comprehensive knowledge of CNC machining with some programming knowledge is desirable.
    •A sound knowledge of manufacturing methodology to ensure that new processes are both capable and efficient.
    •Expertise in the use of GibbsCam software would be desirable although full training will be provided for successful applicants.


    This role would ideally suit somebody who values the importance of attention to detail. The successful candidate will have the ability to work unaided whilst forming part of a team. A positive “can do” attitude and good communication skills are essential for the role. The ability to influence production methods and make decisions are fundamental to the job role.




    When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.


    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a face to face interview, which will comprise of technical and behavioural questions. This may include an informal problem-solving task(s). It is our obligation to safeguard applicants and our employees during the recruitment process. This applies to the conduct of the interview itself. All applicants will be asked at screening stage whether reasonable adjustments at interview stage are required to ensure appropriate measures are in place to facilitate an effective interview or assessment process.


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