CNC Programmer / Machinist, Automotive Stamping Plant, Pretoria – Ref: 1205825-5

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Ref: 1205825-5

Job Description:

A world-class, state-of-the-art vehicle manufacturing facility is looking to appoint a CNC Machinist/Programmer

Requirements:

  • With at least 5 years’ experience in 3D CNC Machining.
  • 3D 5 axis programming and machining on CAD/ CAM Software platforms (Catia or Tebis would be an advantage).
  • Trade certificate will be an advantage.
  • Toolmaking techniques (Preferred).
  • Ability to read tooling and product drawings.
  • Proficient welding skills would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of machining hardened and treated steels.

Position details:
Type: Permanent
Reports to: Process Coach
Primary purpose: CNC machinist to aid our company in delivering precise machining of press dies in accordance with required engineering changes, as well as spare parts. As our CNC machinist, you will design specifications, enter them into the CNC machine and/ or CAD/CAM software, set up the machine and monitor it as it operates. You will make critical contributions to our toolroom, ensuring the excellence of our repairs/modifications by following inspection protocols and detecting errors.
Responsibilities / accountabilities:

  • Determine the fixtures, attachments and tools necessary to complete jobs according to specifications, and mount them to machine prior to beginning cutting (Mecof 5 – Axis Dynamill)
  • Discuss project specifications with engineers and supervisors to guarantee consistency between plans and products, and collaborate to modify designs when existing ones are not feasible
  • Modify machine speed, tooling and cutting style to ensure precision and accuracy of manufactured parts.
  • Oversee cutting process, perform adjustments throughout each job, catch mistakes as they happen and take necessary measures to eliminate errors
  • Supervise machine temperatures, ensure that machine has adequate warm-up and cool-down time between jobs and replace coolant periodically
  • Review and interpret cutting plans, enter them into control outlets before jobs and alter them to correct mistakes when necessary (Tebis CAM Software)
  • Inspect all finished products for accuracy and uniformity to ensure required quality is achieved.
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly maintenance tasks to ensure machine longevity, including lubrication, cleaning and tool replacement
  • Perform safety inspections using corporate tools and conduct safety talks, Identify and ensure that safety hazards and unsafe practices are promptly corrected.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, gauges, and tools, using machine tools and hand tools.
  • Lift, position, and secure machined parts or die components using hoists and overhead cranes.
  • Select metals to be used from a range of metals based on properties such as hardness and heat tolerance.
  • Study blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.
  • Design jigs, fixtures, and templates for use as work aids in the fabrication of parts or products.
  • Understanding general Toolmaking techniques.
  • Support production with press and assembly related down time.
  • Actively partake in your role to improve FPS.
  • Support continuous improvement actions with press die, press and assembly process

Performance measures/ success criteria:

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
  • Values precision and enforces quality standards
  • Ability to understand G-code
  • Comfortable using tools and maintaining machinery
  • Familiarity with programming and interpreting CNC software

Location (country, city): Pretoria, Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

Qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge:

  • Mechanical or equivalent National diploma in Engineering with at least 5 years’ experience in 3D CNC Machining.
  • 3D 5 axis programming and machining on CAD/ CAM Software platforms. (Catia or Tebis would be an advantage).
  • Trade certificate will be an advantage.
  • Toolmaking techniques (Preferred).
  • Ability to read tooling and product drawings.
  • Proficient welding skills would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of machining hardened and treated steels.
  • Ability to work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision

 

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

CNC Programmer / Machinist, Automotive Stamping Plant, Pretoria – Ref: 1205825-5

CNC Programmer / Machinist

CNC Programmer / Machinist

 

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