Machinist

2019-11-15T15:04:44.933

Key information

Manufacture / assembly and repair
Production
Technician
Gloucestershire, England, UK
Regular Full time, Full-time
2019-76370

Job description

To 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.

Job requirements

Qualifications: An Engineering Apprenticeship ideally gained in the aerospace or the automotive sector.

Experience: Candidates would ideally have experience in conventional Cylindrical Grinding, Planetary Grinding, Vertical Boring, Horizontal Boring, Turning and Honing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to 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. Ability to use a wide and varied range of precision measuring equipment.

Behaviours/Characteristics: Excellent communication skills, good computer and mathematical skills. Strong team working ethics, self-managing and reliant with good problem solving skills. Must be flexible and will to train as required. Good problem solving skills to diagnose machine or tool malfunctions and to determine need for adjustment or repairs

Specificity of the job

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Company information

Safran Landing Systems

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft that operate around 70,000 landings daily.

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