Kintore, Aberdeenshire, UK

06 Oct 2020

Job Purpose:

To manufacture components to drawing dimensions or specific instruction whilst ensuring housekeeping / safety procedures are followed at all times.


Directly Reports To
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
Along With
  • Other Machinists
Indirectly Reports To
  • Operations Manager
Main Responsibilities
  • Set up and operation of CNC milling machine tools.

  • Ensure all relevant drawings, procedures and instructions are to the latest revisions, prior to work commencing.

  • Operate and handle materials and tools in a safe manner.

  • Operating the machine safely and competently in accordance with manufacturers’ operating instructions and ensuring that good safety and housekeeping standards are maintained as laid down in QHSE policies and procedures.

  • After completing the operation, carry out the inspection on the manufactured component before releasing.

  • Ensuring that the work area is kept clean, appropriate and safety equipment is worn at all times.

  • The mentoring of developing machinists within the manufacturing team.

  • Reporting any environmental and health & safety issues that arise.

  • To maintain material certification and traceability for all material used.

  • Time Served Machinist
Experience / Competence / Skills / Knowledge
  • Competent in the set-up and operation of CNC machines tools.

  • Capable of basic programming on machine controls (Hiedenhan Controls 530 – 415).

  • Ability to read & understand engineering drawings / specifications etc.

  • Ability to use inspection equipment.

  • Skill in planning methods of machining.

  • Ability to select the correct carbide grade, feeds and speeds for the material specification in operation.

Personal Qualities
  • Well organised and dependable.

  • Capable of working with minimal supervision.

Individual Quality and Safety Responsibilities:
  • To comply with STATS and client quality, safety and environmental management systems and procedures at all times.
  • Ensure all accidents / incidents / near misses / hazards are immediately reported and relevant paperwork is completed.
  • Positive and proactive attitude to quality and safety at all times.
Additional Note:

STATS is an equal opportunity employer, in which we are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment for all employees, in allowing us to deliver our company objectives together.

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