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CNC Machinist - Turning

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 


2021 is going to be an exciting time to join our TE Connectivity Site in Hastings. Due to an internal restructure of work our Hastings site will welcome up to 26 new CNC roles. These opportunities are open to applications now, with start dates from March 2021. Don’t delay in applying, start 2021 with a new career ready to go!


Our Hastings site is unique to TE Connectivity, as it is only one of a few sites where it has all functions needed on-site to take raw material in and ship a fully functional connector out to its customers. Hastings manufactures connectors for harsh environments, particularly for military, aerospace, and Autosport.

Job Overview

Location: Hastings
Title: CNC Setter Operator - Turning
Shift Pattern: Swing Shift 

Swing Shift:
Monday to Thursday: 6.00am – 14.00pm / 14.00pm – 22.00pm
Friday: 6.00am – 13.00pm / 13.00pm – 20.00pm


Job Overview:

  • To set and operate first and second operation machines to accurate specifications ensuring that components are produced correct to drawing and delivered on time.


Tasks Summary & Responsibilities

  • Programme, set and operate CNC muti turret/spindle machines(Fanuc program control) ,inspecting your own work and recording the results to ensure the required quality is maintained.
  • Ability to perform fast set-ups / change overs essential.
  • Capable of taking drawing to part (read the drawing and make that part).
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good understanding of Lean Manufacturing (4M’s; 5S’s etc.).
  • Quality conscience.
  • First off inspection.
  • Work effectively and resolve issues within a team environment.
  • Complete accurately all necessary material movement paperwork (i.e. route cards, material traceability, program changes).
  • Perform any additional operations necessary (including deburring) that are required to produce finished components.
  • To set and operate manual machines as necessary.
  • Involvement in continuous improvement activities / Lean processes.


Functions Supervised:

  • Machine waiting time, OEE, operations supervised by supervision



  • Supervision and other members of the production departments as required.
What your background should look like:


  • A good basic standard of education is required with an engineering bias.  


Professional Experience             

  • Experience of CNC machine tools setting, operating, engineering 


Knowledge & Skills

  • The ability to follow standard works instructions is essential
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Capable of working on own initiative

TE Connectivity is an equal opportunity employer

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Performance-Based Bonus Plans
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
  • Employee Resource Groups

Hastings, ESX, GB, TN38 9RF

City:  Hastings
State:  ESX
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  62878
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

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