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CNC Machinist/Turner

Job Title: CNC Machinist/Turner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 029374
Job Published: April 11, 2019 14:21

Job Description

CNC Machinist/Turner 029374
Organisation - AP Trains Division
Job - General
Position Type - Full Time
Grade: CM14
Salary: £42,909 pa
Location: Lillie Bridge Depot, West London
London Underground is one of the world’s most famous metro systems and is responsible for more than 3.5 million passenger journeys a day. It has 11 lines covering 402km and serving 270 stations. During peak hours, more than 500 trains are in operation. 

We have a great opportunity for a CNC Machinist/Turner to manufacture finished goods and machined components of the right quality, quantity and by the client's required delivery dates.
Key Accountabilities:
To manufacture items and make, modify or repair components.
To set and operate a full range of plant and equipment including: saws, drills, milling
machines & if appropriate, centre lathes, planers, CNC machine tools and any other machines.
To assist/train other staff in the production of work as required.
To complete all paperwork and reports as required.
To ensure that the work area and all plant and equipment are maintained in a clean, tidy and safe condition.
To use measuring instruments, gauges and to interpret calculations and readings
from the same.
To manufacture and sharpen cutting tools.
To carry out general housekeeping without direction.
To maintain records of previous work and tag finished components for inspection.
To prepare numerical control part programmes and to install the same onto relevant
machines along with appropriate tool memories, tooling and fixtures.
To check and maintain machine for extraction, coolants, oils and lubricants.
To index or change carbide tips in sufficient time to maintain quality of output.
Safety Accountabilities:  

Ensure that all activities and changes to equipment or process comply with all relevant safety and legal requirements.
Ensure that the planning of testing and trial activities includes the identification of appropriate risks and standards.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
All of the below are essential unless stated desirable
Ability to read, understand and comply with Engineering Drawings and specifications for machining
Ability to machine materials, to specification, using appropriate tools to maintain quality and complying with the relevant safety procedures.
Ability to manufacture products with or without specification.
Ability to clean, oil and lubricate machines using appropriate methods.
Ability to operate electric overhead cranes safely.
Ability to carry out the full range of Workshop calculations.
Ability to inspect material and judge its quality for use.
Ability to save and record amendments, failures of part programmes and report them to the System Manager (Tool and Plant Engineer).
Ability to inspect finished components to specification.
Ability to read, understand and comply with requirements of the Quality Plan.
Ability to carry out programming and prove out of components on CNC machine tools.
Ability to familiarise other employees in job product requirements.
Possess a thorough knowledge and understanding of rules and regulations relating to the job and ability to execute them.
Ability to comprehend LUL practices on smoking, alcohol, drugs and attendance to work and must comply with them.
Ability to communicate effectively with managers, other members of staff, customers and suppliers.
Must be physically fit and reach LUL medical standards of fitness as appropriate to the job.
Knowledge & Experience
Must have served an Engineering apprenticeship and/or have the technical knowledge and relevant production skills to set and operate a wide range of machine tools to manufacture items to a high standard form complex drawings or specifications.  
Experience of programming and setting CNC, NC or equivalent machines is an essential requirement of the job.
Equality and Diversity
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.
Application Process 
Think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience in the advert and cover this in your CV and cover letter.
The closing date for applications is Friday 26th April  2019 @ 23:59
We may close this advert early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.  
Additional Information.  
This is a safety critical role so you will need to get clearance from our Occupational Health team before you start

In return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow.  Rewards vary according to the business area but mostly include:
Final salary pension scheme
Free travel for you on the TfL network
A 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest free loan
29 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays
Private healthcare discounted scheme (optional)
Tax-efficient childcare payments
Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme
Retail, health, leisure and travel offers
Discounted Eurostar travel

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