CAD/CAM Programmer

Posted 24/06/2024 by Ambitek Limited

Altham, Lancashire
£38,000 - £40,000/annum

Job Title:   CAD/CAM Programmer

Excellent opportunity for an experienced CAD/CAM Programmer from a manufacturing / engineering environment.

We have worked with this client for several years; they offer a first class working environment and the opportunity to work in the Manufacturing sector.

CAD/CAM Programmer– Main Duties:

Skills & Experience:

•   Using   various  CAM  packages   including   SmartCAM  and   GibbsCAM   the   Senior Programmer’s role will include creating, implementing and maintaining programs for use on various manufacturing processes.

•  Using Creo (ProEngineer), the role demands the Senior Programmer to be proficient at

interrogating models  to  produce  programs for complex machined  profiles  on  milling, turning and turn/mill machines.

•  The  role  will  require  programs  and  methodologies  to  be  developed  for  various

manufacturing processes using the specific and bespoke software.

•   To ensure all routings are accurate, simple to understand and up to date, routed cost effectively. Undertake estimating of product costs for sales will build this knowledge.

•  Assist with compiling machining time for quoting for new work including undertaking

estimating of product costs for sales and directors as appropriate.

They require a CAD/CAM Programmer with a minimum 5 years’ experience.

Qualifications / Skills/ Experience:

•  He/she will have served a practical engineering apprenticeship.

•   He/she  will  have  previously  held  an  engineering  production/manufacturing  role  and gained significant experience post apprenticeship.

•  Proven track record of using computers and computer software packages to generate

CNC programmes.

•  Has    excellent  understanding  of  engineering  drawings,  geometrical  tolerance  and dimensioning.

•  Has  an  excellent  understanding  of  engineering  tooling  required  to  manufacture

engineering components.

•  Drawings, geometrical tolerance and dimensioning.

•  Tools, cutters, inserts and work-holding methodology both existing and emerging.

•  Engineering materials including stainless steel and some exotics such as Inconel, Super Duplex and Titanium, and able to optimise the cutting performance and processing of such materials.

You must hold a HNC in mechanical engineering as a minimum.

Salary / Hourly Rates:

£38000 to £40000

The role is on days but candidates need to be flexible for shifts

Days – 7.30am to 4.15pm Monday To Thursday and 12.30pm on a Friday

Twilight – 4pm to 12am Monday to Thursday and 6pm on a Friday

Nights 10pm to 7.30am Monday To Thursday

How to apply for the CAD/CAM Programmer role:

Apply in word format

Ambitek are specialist recruiters in Manufacturing, Production and the Engineering sectors.
We recruit for blue collar and white-collar roles, covering a variety of roles from cnc machinists, Welders, Platers, Fitters, Maintenance engineers, Inspectors, Mechanical fitters, Sheet Metal Workers through to Sales Engineers, Design Engineers, Production and Planning roles and management positions.
If this role does not suite, please get in touch and we may be able to find something suitable.

Please note that if you have applied for a role but do not meet the criteria outlined above, we will not be able to take your cv forward to the next stage and due to the volume of applicants we may not be able to respond to all applicants. If you haven’t heard from us within 48 hours you will have been unsuccessful.

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