CNC Machinist (Dev and Research Technician)

Job Title: CNC Machinist (Dev and Research Technician)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: See description
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1707-68_1501166548
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2017 15:42

Job Description

Sitec has an exciting opportunity for a CNC Machinist for our client Caterpillar Perkins Engines in Peterborough
This is a contract role with an estimated duration up to 12 months.

Hourly rates are negotiable dependant on experience, to a maximum of £23.50 per hour Ltd Co. or £17:75 per hour PAYE.

Location: Peterborough

European Research and Development Centre (ERDC) based at the Caterpillar Campus in Peterborough is part of Innovation & Technology Development Division (ITDD) and is dedicated to providing leadership in engine test and development solutions to Perkins Engines. We are currently seeking to recruit a contract Prototype Machinist to join our Prototype Machining Facility to support our continued growth and market leadership in compact Diesel Engines

Job Description:

The successful candidate will carry out a number of duties as detailed below. This is a key role that involves the manufacture of high specification prototype components within tight timelines. The ability to work to engineer's instructions and drawings, use your own initiative and work with the appropriate people to resolve issues is essential.

Predominantly CNC skilled you must be able to program the machines, not just "edit" or press the " start button". Although they have only two CNC machines they do actually have a lot of work for them and when the existing programmer is tied up writing programs he cannot carry out his duties on the manual machines. They therefore need someone to take on some programming duties to aleviate that situation.

Have the ability to:-

* Set-up and operate various jigs and fixtures
* Operation of manual machines, as the role requires extensive experience with manual lathes, vertical and horizontal mills, band saws, grinding( surface/cylindrical) and other related equipment and tooling
* Be proficient with the use of all related measuring equipment and tooling
* Follow established processes and procedures for machining components at all times
* Carry out any other duties that may be required from time to time.
* CNC and 3D printing experience would be advantageous
* An understanding of Feature - CAM would be advantageous,

Key Competencies:

* Safe Working (Ability to work to and adhere to company Safety Policies and Procedures)
* Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
* Attention to detail, efficiency, and quality
* Flexibility
* Communication (Customer facing with regard to work requests)
* Ability to work under own initiative and be self-motivated.
* Contribute to Team Success
* Be supportive of change


* Recognised apprenticeship, City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Machining
* Relevant experience in machining

Applicants should be willing to work shifts and overtime if required.
Applicants should be aware this is a contract position

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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