CNC Team Leader

Zoek Pin Tring, Hertfordshire, England

Permanent (Full time)

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CNC Team Leader


Ultra Communications

We are a leading global specialist in the design, development, supply and support of advanced ultra-light portable and driveaway satellite and troposcatter equipment for secure government, military and commercial broadcast communications through our GigaSat division. Our GigaSat solutions are designed to operate in the harshest conditions, ensuring that users have continuous access to reliable communications regardless of the operating environment.


The CNC Team Leader shall be responsible for the day-to-day planning, operation and problem solving so that the team meets its required performance targets in the build of all products within Ultra Electronics Communications. Continuously monitor product quality during build to improve upon product performance targets.

Essential Skills:

* CNC Machine Setting & Operating

* Programming using CADCAM software

* Understanding of using material requirements planning (MRP) systems to control and monitor inventory


* Hass/XYX/Bridgeport Machine Experience

* Manual Turning & Milling

* Use of 3D Modelling software (Solidworks & OneCNC)

Responsible for / Key responsibilities

* Implement manufacturing strategies and action plans, as directed by the Manufacturing Manager, to ensure that the manufacturing facility supports the business strategic objectives.

* Conduct Performance & Development Appraisals and identify training needs, train and develop the Machine Shop personnel, to create a multi-skilled, flexibility and motivated team in conjunctions with Manufacturing Manager.

* Building existing products and working with engineering to provide input to new developments and existing products.

* Working in a small multi-disciplined team, responsible for the day to day running of the Machine Shop Section.

* Using the MRP system to ensure stock is well maintained and accurately booked to jobs.

* Working in co-operation with other Manufacturing teams to ensure the product is of the quality and standards expected.

* Holding daily team planning meetings and managing workload.

* Ensuring that production documentation is kept up-to-date.

* Implementation of lean manufacturing activities as directed by the Manufacturing Manager.

* Daily monitoring and achievement of meeting manufacturing targets to include quality metrics, productivity metrics. Ensuring compliance with manufacturing safety process, procedures and quality assurance standards.

* Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual.

* Line manager responsibility for the entire employee life-cycle of direct reports to ensure successful recruitment and induction, ensuring their personal development needs are planned and achieved, and are performance managed where appropriate.

* Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual

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