Apprentice CNC programmer (Mech Eng)

Vacancy Ref: VC0132 Sector: Mechanical Engineering
Location: Bolton Postcode Area: BL3
Salary/Hour: £4.00 Hours: 40
Entry Qualifications: GCSE Grades A-C Maths /English/Science
Skills & Qualities:
The candidate must be:
· Focused
· Good communicator
· Hardworking
· Reliable
· Responsible
· Eager to learn
Job Description:
As one of the UK’s leading specialist manufacturers, our small team has an opportunity for an apprentice CNC programmer to work with our CAD/CAM and production teams – creating programs for 5 axis CNC milling machines at the forefront of woodworking technology.
The candidate will help to produce bespoke handrails and other items for some of the most prestigious construction projects in the UK – the role will be 70% PC based, programming with our Cam software, understanding various manufacturing methods, tooling etc and as such must have proven excellent computer skills.

The role will be 30% on the shop floor – understanding the CNC machines, how they work, properties of various hardwoods, tooling, creating jigs for manufacture etc.

• CNC Programmer
• 3D Modelling
• Surface Modelling
• Setting Machines
• Using CAD CAM to create programmes
• Reading and understanding engineering drawings
• To generate accurate drawings ready for production

Please note that for this position, you would be required to attend Alliance Learning on a day release programme.

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