Machinist in Christchurch at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 2/28/2021

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Transform Your Tomorrow...Today at Curtiss-Wright

At Curtiss-Wright, you have the opportunity to transform the way our customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides our employees with excellent experiences that enable them to develop their skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. At Curtiss-Wright, you will have the opportunity to contribute from day one. And...that's just the beginning of how we help you transform your tomorrow.

Join the WRIGHT team!

Curtiss-Wright is looking for a Machinist to join our busy Production Engineering department at our state-of-the-art facility by Bournemouth Airport. With 4 Mechanical Engineers designing jigs and fixtures for our product ranges of Linear and Rotary sensors, Mobility Motor Controllers (Wheelchairs and scooters), Industrial Motor Controllers and Industrial Controllers (joysticks).

This a hands-on opportunity making small batches of no more than 5 of each jig. Working in conjunction with Production Engineering this is a great opportunity to bring your suggestions and improvements to the designs and documentation.

The Opportunity:

  • Manufacture Parts for new Processes
  • Machining jigs and fixtures to 2D drawings (Draftsight) and 3D Models (Solidworks)
  • Machine special parts for Engineering Development
  • Machining on manual lathe and manual Mill
  • Program, set and operate basic XYZ CNC Mill
  • Maintain the Machine Shop
  • Maintenance of machine shop equipment
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy workshop environment
  • Setting up equipment for Production use
  • Training production staff and Apprentices on safe working practices within the Production Engineering machine shop
  • Stock control of machine shop - ordering of machine tools and material
  • Carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, the title of the post and its grading as requested by the line manager.

Your Expertise:

  • Related experience gained through apprenticeship, ONC Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Knowledge of materials, heat treatments and plating specifications.
  • Strong computer skills. Experience with Draftsight or Solidworks would be an advantage.
  • Ability to problem solve and work quickly to changing priorities
  • Enthusiastic, team-player
  • Proven ability to adapt and manage multiple tasks
  • Understanding of CNC Machining (XYZ AGE3 Mill, Hurco Milling systems) would be desirable

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.