CNC Machinist - Night Shift in Sheffield

Location: Sheffield
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: Boeing
Job Hours: Full-time

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At Boeing Sheffield we engage the talent, pride and passion of people to be the leading manufacturer of flight critical, complex machined hardware to all of Boeing Commercial Airplanes for today and tomorrow. Here at Boeing Sheffield, we celebrate a culture around the Boeing Production System—our unique way of transforming our lean Production System to align the site’s culture on safety, quality and continuous improvement. This culture engages our employees because their thoughts, ideas, and talents are valued. We are looking for CNC Machinists, reporting into the Operations Manager, to join us that will be fully engaged and adaptable, will be team players and problem solvers, and will be excellent communicators.

This position includes a 30% shift allowance.

Position Responsibilities:

This role is a night shift role, a candidate must:

  • Be able to perform Night Shift working is a requirement for this position

  • Be able to successfully pass a medical examination is a requirement for this position.

  • Set-up / changeover and / or operate a range of Milling/Millturn/Grinding/Lathe machines and machining centres by installing and adjusting work holding, tooling and tool wear offsets.

  • Efficiently and productively load and safely operate a range of CNC machines ensuring that down time is minimised.

  • Able to run multiple machines / set-ups (multi task).

  • Recognise, deploy, and properly use inserts, work holding, and tooling.

  • Efficient identification of production process tool wear and the timely adjustment, replacement of worn, broken or damaged cutting tools.

  • Verify programs and settings using a range of measuring / inspection equipment and apply appropriate adjustments to ensure that component quality is maintained.

  • Provide timely feedback to the Line Manager on issues and any recommendations for process and/or quality improvement.

  • Routinely electronically register and record all process operations on all machine tools being used and maintain results daily.

  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities within the machining section.

  • Ensure that daily / weekly / monthly maintenance tasks are carried out as required.

  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping.

  • Adhere to company procedure at all times.

  • To support with any other ad-hoc tasks where required.

  • To carry out any other reasonable tasks as may be requested from time to time to support the business within the various production areas, manufacturing facilities or elsewhere as may be required.

  • To take a responsible and proactive approach to health, safety, and environmental risks in relation to your own role and to control the risks or report them to the management team as appropriate.

  • Train and mentor other machinists / apprentices on site.

  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Fully skilled, time-served machinist with Significant experience of setting and operating CNC Milling or Millturn machines.

  • A strong working knowledge of cutting tool setting and applications and competent with the use of complex fixtures.

  • Used to working to tight tolerances in a wide range of materials.

  • Able to troubleshoot machining processes and work under own initiative.

  • Understands and can perform workshift and tool wear compensation / offsets.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations. (Ability to apply concepts such as trigonometry, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations).

  • Perform daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery.

  • Communicates honestly, professionally, and respectfully with others and demonstrates effective listening skills.

  • Good level of numeracy and literacy

  • Good level of IT skills

  • Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Able to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Able to train and mentor others.

  • Comfortable working within an ISO 9001 controlled environment

  • Experience of working in a dynamic sub-contract machining environment.

  • FLT license desirable.

  • Ability to reduce setup time and machining through process improvements.

  • Experience of Aerospace machining and AS9100 requirements is desirable, other highly regulated industries will also be considered (medical, nuclear, automotive etc).

  • Typical Education/Experience:

    NVQ/BTEC Level 3 (or higher) in CNC Machining/Manufacturing Engineer or other related topic


    Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

    Work Authorisation:

    This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

    Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.


    No relocation available

    Export Control Requirement:

    Not an export control position

    Safety Sensitive:

    This is not a safety sensitive position

    Contingent Upon Award Program

    This position is not contingent upon program award

    Experience Level:

    Individual Contributor - C

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