Operator CNC Machine

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Date: 15 Nov 2023

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC

Company Introduction

EPI was founded in 2007 to create high-quality engineered components. Since then, we have evolved into one of the GCC’s premier precision engineering facilities for the aerospace, defense and oil and gas industries. With the best minds and technology, we provide expertise in every aspect of the manufacturing process. Supporting Global Supply Chain of Aerospace, Defense & Oil & Gas OEM’s including local customers.

From initial designs to finished components, including build to print, we offer a complete array of specialist technical services that include:

  • Engineering
  • Machining
  • Special processes
  • Laboratories and inspection

Key Responsibilities

  • Set-up and manage CNC machines to perform different jobs including drilling, grinding and milling & Turning;
  • Translate engineering drawings and requirements into dimensions for production;
  • Ensure the CNC machine operates in accordance with the guidelines of the company;
  • Oversee the machines while they execute the tasks and make the necessary changes to produce improved results;
  • Load and unload raw materials and equipment;
  • Record all machine related actions by completing production and quality logs, keeping detailed records for equipment and procedures;
  • Perform necessary maintenance, Coolant Monitoring and cleaning of equipment daily.
  • Inspect finished product to ensure that results of machining process align with client expectations.
  • Communicate effectively logistics issues that arise in the process of producing a part.
  • Conduct regular CNC machine assessments.
  • Remove tabs, perform Deburring and engraving as per WIs.
  • Perform general machine trouble shooting to minimize down time.
  • Perform In Process Measurement and Visual Inspection to ensure the quality of product meets customer requirement.
  • Fill in all controlled required documents and SFC data entry including down time on daily basis.
  • Monitor scrap levels against the parts produced under your responsibility and highlight if levels exceed average.
  • Set up cutting tools as per Cutting tool list, using a heat shrink fit, dynamic tool balancer, to ensure tools are in line with the drawing requirement.
  • Changeover for all jobs in legacy production.
  • Verify operations or sequence to ensure completion and accuracy, by stamping the relevant shop traveler sequence. 

Education and Qualifications    

  • Trade School Accreditation/High School diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • Certificate or diploma in Engineering is an advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a CNC machine operator in Machining /Manufacturing Industry.
  • Proven experience translating mechanical documents and engineering drawings.


Key Skills

  • Abide by company safety guidelines.
  • Work productively and efficiently.
  • Maintain housekeeping and 5S under the area of responsibility.
  • Manage CNC equipment from setup to operation, producing parts and tools from different resources including metal and plastic.
  • Responsible for ensuring our company produces quality parts and tools specific to engineering drawings and client standards.                                                                                                                                                                                                             #EPI

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