CNC Cell Leader

Posted 06/01/2022 by On Target Recruitment Ltd

£35,000 - £40,000/annum Benefits

The Company:

  • You will be part of a successful manufacturer of Power Transmission Systems who are looking to strengthen the machine shop.
  • Our client has a well-established and diverse customer base.
  • Customer focused culture with local support.
  • Exciting opportunity to join this successful company.
  • Our client has an open door and open culture policy.
  • Offer tailored manufacturing solutions maximising the customer’s profits.
  • Agile and flexible in meeting the needs of customer business models.
  • Our client has a strong customer focus and support network.

The Role:


  • To ensure the on time / cost delivery of MPS parts from facility equipped with 5 Citizen (Fanuc) sliding head machines, XYZ (Siemens) mill and lathe plus other ancillary equipment.
  • Write and load programs, set and run Citizen (Fanuc) sliding head machines ensuring maximum production is achieved to quality standards.
  • Utilise APQP systems to ensure part quality and cost control, exceed machine and cell KPI’s , manage raw material inventory, schedule machine and human resource to maximum efficiency.
  • Develop, train and lead your team.

The Ideal Person:

  • Minimum 5 years post apprenticeship experience required on CNC sliding head lathes – ideally 14 axis.
  • Proven competence in writing and running Fanuc based Mitsubishi coding operating 3 separate spindles:
  • $1 = main spindle / $2 – main & sub spindle / $3 = sub spindle.
  • Experience in leading a similar facility with detailed knowledge of PPAP submission / Lean / Cost of Waste / KPI / stock control / work and resource scheduling etc.
  • Experience of XYZ vertical mill, CMM & 3D scanner would be advantageous although training can be given.
  • Applicants must be hard-working, flexible and able to work to tight tolerances within strict deadlines without compromise on quality.

Consultant: Darren Wrigley

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

At On Target, we specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Building Services, Medical & Scientific, and Commercial & Industrial Solutions sectors, enabling our consultants to become experts in their market sector. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.

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