Machine Support Technician

  • Manufacturing
  • Full time
  • 2 years ago
  • Northampton

Job Information

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    Salary Up to £28000 / Monthly

Job Description


Location: Northampton


  • Responsible for keeping 11 CNC Machines running over.
  • Assist with new part programme prove outs.
  • Monitor tool life and responsible for tool change and resetting using Zoller tool measuring equipment.
  • Support load station operators to ensure parts are loaded correctly.
  • Ability to review CMM reports and take corrective action for any errors reported.
  • Carry out TPM checks covering machine alignment, centre of rotation checks, Renishaw Probe calibration.
  • Ability to monitor machines performance, identify and diagnose problems in order to take appropriate action.
  • Understand hydraulic fixture operation and checks required to report when servicing is required.
  • Fault finding and recovery of FMS robotic applications.
  • Support the Company’s compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, following policy and best practice.


The successful candidate will have:

  • A time served apprenticeship, although not essential with the required machining background.
  • A full understanding of engineering drawings and geometric tolerances.
  • Experience in setting and operating 4 and 5 axis machines with Fanuc controls.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all Production and Quality shift personnel.
  • Extensive knowledge of cutting tools and be familiar with CNC tool holding methods.
  • CNC milling experience would be advantageous.
  • Computer literate.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills.
  • This position requires a great deal of flexibility and dedication as the processes are helped to mature through continuous improvement. Training with FMS will be provided if required.
  • The Role is primarily to cover a Double Day working pattern although occasional night shift cover for holidays may be required:
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