CNC and Test Technician

  • Location

    Didcot, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing, Automation & Robotics

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £27000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Julian Maynard

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


We are currently seeking an experienced Machine/CNC Operator to work for manufacturing technology company based in Didcot.
As an operator with a split role, the primary responsibilities in each area include:

  • Operation of presses, including loading/unloading & cleaning, process monitoring, anvil & die wear/deformation recording.
  • Processing of pressed capsules, as required.
  • Preparation of capsule components, including conditioning & building.
  • Setting and operating of CNC lathe to run wear tests using PCD cutters on granite work pieces.
  • Measurement of wear scars using optical microscopes.
  • Prepare tools for operation using brazing and grit blasting.
  • Movement of heavy blocks and bags using crane and forklift.

Requirements and experience:

  • Candidates must thrive in a diverse environment and be flexible in response to operational demand.
  • Candidates must be able to work in a methodical manner, following established procedures with a right first time approach and attention to detail.
  • Experienced in one or more precision machining processes or hands-on technical role.
  • ONC/HNC in mechanical/production engineering or similar is desirable
  • Familiar with MS Office tools is highly desirable.
  • Good communication skills, conscientious mindset with a "can-do" attitude.
  • Prepared to work an alternating shift pattern: 6am - 2pm, 13:45 - 21:45. A monthly shift disturbance allowance will be paid if working these hours.
  • There will occasionally be a need to work overtime.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a successful and growing organisation making a unique product.

Linkedin_tracking _code