About the Company:

They’re an ambitious manufacturer of orthopaedic implants in the region, dedicated to providing high-quality & innovative products to improve the lives of patients. They currently are a team of highly qualified doctors, researchers and engineers with vast experience in medical implants field.

About the Role:

As a CNC Machine Programmer/Engineer, you will be responsible for programming, setting up, and operating (CNC) machines to produce precision components according to engineering specifications. Your role will involve optimizing machining processes, troubleshooting issues, and ensuring the highest quality standards are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret complex engineering blueprints and translate specifications into CNC programs using CAM software (ESPRIT).
  • Program and operate CNC machines (mills, lathes, etc.) to create precision parts according to design specifications.
  • Optimize CNC programs for efficiency, considering factors like cycle Time, toolpath, and material usage.
  • Set up and verify machine setups, ensuring proper tooling and workholding for each job.
  • Conduct first article inspections and make adjustments to programs as needed to meet Quality standards.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of CNC programs, setups, and machines.

Skills and Expertise:

  • Experience as a CNC programmer/operator in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in CAD/CAM software (e.g., SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Mastercam).
  • Strong knowledge of CNC machining principles, G-code programming, and machining operations.
  • Familiarity with a variety of CNC machines, including mills, lathes, and grinders.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Knowledge of quality control processes and metrology techniques.
  • Understanding of safety protocols and best practices in a manufacturing setting.

Benefits: Tax Free Region & enviable total package

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