CNC Turner/ Fitter

CNC Turner/ Fitter

Location: Great Baddow (Chelmsford)

As a CNC Turner/ Fitter you will be instrumental in assisting with the realisation of innovative designs, as products move from design through to demonstrators and onto production. You will be working with a broad range of internal stakeholders, including mechanical engineers, electrical engineering and research staff, as well as teams from other BAE Systems development and production facilities.

This role will provide you with the opportunity for involvement in truly interesting work, within a highly collaborative, supportive and dynamic environment. You will be producing a variety of low volume experimental items across a range of industries including maritime and aerospace.

Your main responsibilities as a CNC Turner/ Fitter will involve:

+Programming, setting and running CNC and manual lathes, as well as milling machines

+Manufacturing small batch/ prototype components ranging from highly accurate aerospace components through to lab use demonstrator items within time and budget

+Fitting tasks, mainly aligned to supporting research engineers with innovative solutions to design and manufacturing problems

+Use of basic Rapid Prototyping (RP)/ Additive Manufacture (AM) equipment to assist with the above and also to enable models and demonstrators to be produced quickly and efficiently

+Ensuring that all manufacturing activities are undertaken in line with Applied Intelligence Labs process and SHE requirements

Your skills and qualifications as a CNC Turner/ Fitter:

+Completed a recognised apprenticeship in mechanical engineering, machining or tool-making (or equivalent qualification)

+Experience of CNC and manual turning, with additional technical competency in milling

+Be able to programme, set and operate different machine tools

+Fitting and model making experience

Benefits: All employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. Also on offer are a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.