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Machinist

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Manufacture / assembly and repair Gloucester , England , United Kingdom Permanent Full-time
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Job Description

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

• Cylindrical Grinding, Planetary Grinding, Vertical Boring, Horizontal Boring, Turning and Honing
• Set up and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools and precision components onto machine beds plus adjust and operate specialist machine tools in order to perform precision machining operations
• Monitor and adjust feed and speeds during the machining process to ensure efficiency of both the machine and speed of process
• Use of a wide and varied range of precision measuring equipment
• Read component maintenance manuals, complex drawings and engineering layout information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to complete repairs of parts within specified dimensions and tolerances
• Diagnose machine or tool malfunctions and determine need for adjustment or repairs

KEY MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE

• Productivity
• Strive to reduce average hours on key components
• Reduce rejects
• Reduce shop process times
• Improvement ideas

KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS NEEDED

• An Engineering Apprenticeship ideally gained in the aerospace or the automotive sector
• Excellent communication skills
• Good computer skills
• Good mathematical skills
• Team working ethics
• Self-managing and reliant
• Good problem solving skills
• Flexibility
• Must be willing to train and take on board new skills
• An understanding of Lean Sigma disciplines and 5s principles
• Involvement in continuous improvement activities to reduce shop processing times and manufacturing hours

Job Requirements

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

• Cylindrical Grinding, Planetary Grinding, Vertical Boring, Horizontal Boring, Turning and Honing
• Set up and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools and precision components onto machine beds plus adjust and operate specialist machine tools in order to perform precision machining operations
• Monitor and adjust feed and speeds during the machining process to ensure efficiency of both the machine and speed of process
• Use of a wide and varied range of precision measuring equipment
• Read component maintenance manuals, complex drawings and engineering layout information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to complete repairs of parts within specified dimensions and tolerances
• Diagnose machine or tool malfunctions and determine need for adjustment or repairs

KEY MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE

• Productivity
• Strive to reduce average hours on key components
• Reduce rejects
• Reduce shop process times
• Improvement ideas

KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS NEEDED

• An Engineering Apprenticeship ideally gained in the aerospace or the automotive sector
• Excellent communication skills
• Good computer skills
• Good mathematical skills
• Team working ethics
• Self-managing and reliant
• Good problem solving skills
• Flexibility
• Must be willing to train and take on board new skills
• An understanding of Lean Sigma disciplines and 5s principles
• Involvement in continuous improvement activities to reduce shop processing times and manufacturing hours

Specificity of the job

N/A

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap. Safran ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector. Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company works with 30 civil and military aircraft manufacturers and supports 27,800 aircraft that make 73,000 landings a day.