CNC Programming Engineer - Northamptonshire

  • by Solid Recruit
  • Location Northampton, Northamptonshire, UK
  • Salary £25,000 - £35,000 / year
  • 242 days ago
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Job Description:

We are looking ASAP.

The Role:

The role is responsible for producing offline CNC programs using Delcam Power mill, Setting Sheets and general engineering support.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide an offline programming service for the shop floor, creating 3 and 5 axis cutter paths for a variety of patterns, moulds and components
  • To create method sheets, tooling sheets, setting sheets, planning and process drawings, jig and fixture drawings
  • Accurately design using Delcam Power shape at minimum cost, all jigs and fixtures required for manufacture
  • Assist with compiling machining times for quoting for new work
  • Support Engineering activities when necessary


Desirable skills/ Experience:

  • Experience in machining different types of material
  • Must possess a strong engineering background including precision machining, dealing with low volume, high value complex components
  •  Have CNC Machining experience
  • Ideally 2 years’ minimum experience with the offline Programming of CNC Milling machines using Delcam software package (desirable)
  • Working knowledge of engineering materials and processing of such materials
  • To have a completely flexible and ‘can do’ attitude to all tasks required and working practices
  • Effective team player and communicator



Further Information/Benefits:

  • Working hours are 8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Overtime available subject to work schedule - at excellent overtime rates
  • 23 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee access to 100’s of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers
  • Opportunity to be part of a growing company.
  • Childcare vouchers. 


Overtime rates-

Over 9 hours- time and a half.

Over 12 hours- Double pay.


Sat-time and a half.

Sun- double pay.

Peak season at the moment due to Formuala 1. Summer a lot quieter.

Key skills

3 and 5 axis cutter paths for a variety of patterns, moulds and components,
  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Excellent Benefits
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience 1+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)