Caterpillar Prototype Machining Technician ( Development/ Research) in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Title: Prototype Machining Technician
Salary Range: £21,500 - £26,000 ( Depending on Experience)
Benefits: 25 Days Annual Leave Bank Holidays
Child Care Vouchers
Global Engine Development (GED-UK) based at the Perkins Engines site in Peterborough and part of Caterpillar Product Development Centre of Excellence (PDCOE) is dedicated to providing leadership in engine test and development solutions to Perkins Engines. We are currently seeking to recruit a permanent Machining Technician to support our current programs, contributing toward continued growth and market leadership in compact Diesel engines
As the successful candidate will be working within the Research & Development Department to carry out, a variety of machining / fabrication work to support our new engine program’s to very tight deadlines.
This will involve reading and interpreting engineering drawings and engineers instructions and then using a variety of machinery (CNC and conventional) to produce the parts. This is predominantly producing one off parts.
You will also need to adhere to company processes including Safety, Standard Work and Quality.
Required Skills and/or Experience
**Good PC skills, including Microsoft Office, PDF, emails,
**Previous experience operating conventional Lathes, Milling machines, Grinding, Boring machines and or CNC programing / operating
**Previous experience in using measuring equipment, including vernier calipers depth and thread gauges to name a few
**Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
Applicants must be self-motivated with good team working skills and be willing to work shifts. Initiative, problem solving and positive attitude to change are also essential.
Desirable Skills and/ or Experience
**An understanding of programing and operating 3D printers would be advantageous but training will be provided
**Apprenticeship / City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Machining or equivalent qualifications
**Previous experience at work coordinating and/or Leadership Experience
Title: Prototype Machining Technician ( Development/ Research)
Requisition ID: 170006I2