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Job Overview

TE Connectivity's CNC Machinists prepare detailed numerical control programs for use in production on numerical controlled machinery; they run the EDM, including programming, setup and operation. Every team member is responsible for maintaining housekeeping and organization of the work area as well as following TE Connectivity's EH&S policies and procedures.

Location: Hastings
Title: CNC Machinist (Turner)
Shift Pattern: Swing Shift or Night Shifts available 

What your background should look like:

•    Set-up a range of 3, 4, and 5 axis CNC machine tools by installing and adjusting work holding devices, tooling, spindle liners and bar feeders.
•    Operate a range of 3, 4, and 5 axis CNC machine tools, ensuring that machine down time is minimised.
•    Verify programs and settings using a range of measuring equipment on first articles and apply appropriate adjustments and program modifications.
•    Ensure component compliance in accordance with engineering drawings and quality procedures using a range of inspection equipment.
•    Record daily operations on machine tools and provide operational equipment effectiveness (OEE) results daily.
•    Contribute to continuous improvement activities within the department. Improving processes and applying tools and methods from the TEOA site plan.
•    Maintain and improve time standards.
•    Ensure that daily maintenance is carried out as required.
•    Maintain a high level of housekeeping.
•    Observe health and safety regulations as laid down in company procedures and government legislation.
•    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 by the business within Production or elsewhere as may be required.


•    Time served apprentice with C&G/NVQ or equivalent in mechanical engineering discipline.
•    Experience working on alternating early/late shifts with minimal supervision.
•    Experience programming, setting and operating 3, 4 and 5 axis CNC machine tools.
•    Experience of Fanuc and Mazatrol machine tools.
•    Ability to interpret engineering drawings.
•    Experience using a range of measurement equipment.

•    Ensure compliance with all TE policies and procedures, EHS and safety first together with delivering exception ECE.
•    Driving and encouraging the values and key behaviours in all actions
•    Highest level of accuracy/attention to detail, to ensure standards of work are exemplary with minimal defect.
•    Organized and self-motivated to work with minimal supervision.
•    Demonstrate initiative, flexibility and willingness to take on additional tasks and responsibility in an efficient manner.
•    Excellent communication at all levels both internally within the business and with suppliers / customers.
•    Fully flexible with tasks and the ability to multi-skill.


Please note: This position may involve working with technical data, technology, software/source code, hardware or other items (collectively “items) subject to U.S. and non-U.S. export control laws and regulations. Under these regulations, it may be necessary for TE to verify a candidate’s national origin and/or citizenship status to determine whether a U.S. or other government export license is required prior to releasing its technologies to the candidate.  If TE determines that a license is required or will be prohibited by applicable laws from providing the candidate with items necessary for the performance of this position, then TE expressly reserves the right to either a) make an offer of employment conditional upon TE receiving required export licenses from the appropriate government agency, b) consider the candidate for an alternative position that is not subject to such restrictions, on whatever terms and conditions TE shall establish in its sole discretion, or c) decline to move forward with the candidate’s application.

Employee Benefits

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Matched pension up to 10%
  • Income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Corporate, wellness and charity events throughout the year
  • Employee stock purchase plan 
  • Rewards discount site for employees
  • Spot / Impact bonuses available
  • Potential for annual Bonus 
  • Credit Union 
  • Access to free 24/7 online GP and other healthcare, such as counselling 
  • Free financial advice and mortgage brokerage 


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork


State:  ESX
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  116605
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

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