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Job #: R-00097615
Location: Essex, GB
Category: Manufacturing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Night
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: UK - BPSS
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

CNC Section - Setter/Operator - Nights                                                Wickford

Leidos Industrial Engineers is a market leader in the supply of total turnkey system solutions and systems integration within Automotive, Airports, Aerospace, Logistics, Process and Warehouse Management

Our culture

Our success is built on our highly valued people who are passionate about customer satisfaction, who foster a winning ‘can do – get it done’ culture and who support our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.

We focus on continuous improvement and excellent execution in everything we do with innovative leadership embracing the highest level of ethics and integrity.

We would love to hear from talented candidates who are passionate about working for a dynamic international business and share our passion and value our culture.  

What you’ll be doing:

As a CNC Section Setter/Operator, you will be expected to use engineering principles in order to operate and programme CNC machinery and lathes safely and efficiently for the manufacture of components, products and assembly fixtures for the automotive and industrial automation industries. Working as part of a larger manufacturing team you will work on all stages of the manufacturing process.

Key responsibilities will also include

  • Set, operate and Programme CNC Machinery and Lathes safely and efficiently

  • Manufacturing a variety of components from engineering drawings to within tight limits
    Manufacturing all components within an agree timescale
    Setting a variety of CNC machine tools, as and when required

  • Write own programs to required specification

  • Ensure that Health and Safety awareness and performance meet company standards

  • Responsible for quality and full conformity to the drawings

  • Use a wide range of measuring equipment to check components after manufacture

  • Make sure that manufactured products are suitably protected for transit

  • Mentor new staff as required

  • Be responsible for making sure that all manufacturing paper work is completed correctly.

About you:

You’ll have a track record in “hands on” experience in a CNC manufacturing environment and demonstrable industry knowledge using engineering principles to provide efficient solutions for the manufacture of machine engineered, precision components, coupled with:

  • Proven CNC Machining, Milling and Lathe experience is essential

  • Experienced with Fanuc/Siemens an advantage

  • Accustomed to working in a fast paced, engineering environment

  • Must be able to read engineering drawings, set CNC machines and use measuring equipment

  • Ability to work using Metric and Imperial measurements is a must

  • Automotive, Industrial Automation or Aerospace industry experience preferred

  • Ideally apprenticeship trained and qualified to GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English

  • Good technical literacy skills

Although the role is to be based from our Wickford hub, the successful candidate may be required to regularly travel to other locations within the UK and worldwide, therefore a valid passport and full driving licence is mandatory.

At Leidos Industrial Engineers we provide a competitive employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)

  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)

Leidos Industrial Engineers is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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