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Vacancy Details

CNC Team Leader - REF No. HQ6127

Industry Sector: Aviation
Location: Bedfordshire, England

Salary: from £34000 to £38000 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: William Son

Detailed Job Description

Job Title: CNC Team Leader

Salary: £34,000-£38,000 (DoE)

Location: Bedfordshire

Job type: Permanent

Vacancy Reference: HQ6127

A worldwide research and development company is looking for a CNC Team Leader to work on pioneering projects from concept to launch and in-life support. The team you will lead are responsible for producing CNC Programmes for aircraft model components which are then assembled into scale models to be tested in a wind tunnel. Your team are responsible for using Delcam Powermill and Powershape programmes but if you have used Heidenhain or Fanuc, for example, then this may a role for you. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team of leading professionals in a secure environment at a world-class facility.

Applications from ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged.

Key Responsibilities:

* Lead the CNC team including daily briefings, work scheduling, training and skills development, recruitment and appraisals to ensure delivery of components.
* Management of project budgets, timescales and component quality.
* Liaise with Project Managers, Production and Design teams to achieve delivery dates.
* Monitor the serviceability of machines, equipment and tooling.
* Bid support including CNC Machining estimates for budgetary proposals.
* Key contributor to design and manufacture reviews.
* Continuous service improvement for the CNC Team.
* Adhere to all Health and Safety directives and Quality processes.

Knowledge, skills and qualifications - essential:

* At least 3 years' team leadership experience.
* An understanding of EDM wiring and plunge, turning, jig boring and grinding.
* Competent in producing 3, 4 and 5-axis milling programmes using Delcam Powermill and Powershape to optimise the machine tool's capabilities and minimise material waste.
* Imaginative and creative with good problem-solving skills.
* Competent in making critical decisions promptly.
* Readily adaptable to rapidly changing circumstances.
* Have a collaborative approach to problem solving with ability to influence.
* Confident, self-motivated and approachable.


* 26 days annual leave.
* Pension.
* Medical and Life Assurance.


£34,000-£38,000 (DoE)

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