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Machine Operator - Rugby

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Machine Operator - Rugby

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    Power & Nuclear

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    Stuart Astbury

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    over 3 years ago

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Machine Operator


Contract Position

Our client is currently looking for a Machine Operator to join their team on a contract basis in Rugby.


  • Working safely at all times within EHS guidelines
  • Working within a team but also expected to use own skills and initiative in the manufacture of Rotating Machines shafts
  • Maintain the standards in the process and procedures during manufacture
  • Achieving production and quality targets
  • Liaising with Area and Team Leaders and other departments on the shop floor
  • Supporting business needs for manufacturing output

Required Key Tasks

  • Understanding engineering drawings, which includes geometric tolerances and key symbols such as roundness, concentricity etc.
  • How to use and calibrate measuring equipment in machine shop
  • Experience working on GER Cylindrical grinding machine, and Hercules grinding machine
  • Good knowledge on Heidenheim control systems
  • Familiarisation with General Heidenheim G-Code, Parametric Cycles, Conversational programming on screen and Cycle definitions and Labels
  • Inspect machinery and workpieces to ensure that they remain compliant with specifications to reduce any malfunctions and associated loss of production.
  • Ensure grinding wheels are dressed according to specifications so that the machines remain at peak
  • Perform basic repairs, including replacing parts when they are worn down or broken, within the scope of expected knowledge and expertise.

Desired Characteristics

  • Previous experience of large shaft machining or grinding
  • Attention to detail and record keeping
  • Ability to work within a team, with a positive attitude to meeting production targets
  • Due to nature of work, security clearance required
  • Flexible to business needs within a production environment