CNC Operator for Prototyping (Mechanical)

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Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC



HALCON is a regional and international leader that offers next-generation Weapons Systems and Robotics Expertise to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. HALCON has developed in-house expertise across the entire value chain for gravity-release bomb guidance systems. This includes design, development, testing, manufacturing and assembly. Our end-to-end capabilities ensure exceptional quality and competitive pricing. As well, we are faster and more flexible in meeting customer requirements. 


Job Summary:


The CNC Operator produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating computer numerical control (CNC) machines; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies. The job incumbent strives to enhance department’s productivity by ensuring that the products produced are specific to the engineering drawings, expected quality and customer standards.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop test plans for parts/assemblies through development, qualification and acceptance testing
  • Consult with design team to define test conditions and test methods during the product lifecycle
  • Evaluate the performance of mechanical equipment against set performance requirements. (Analyzing tested structures, fluid systems, and mechanisms for positive margin.)
  • Influence and improve designs based on testing and interpretation of results;
  • Define instrumentation for test setup, analyzing responses and correlating with analysis/predictions
  • Design test jigs/stand/equipment concepts and authorize fabrication drawings, wiring schematics, and instrumentation lists
  • Supervise the integration of jigs or test stands including fabrication, mechanical assembly and data/control systems
  • Assemble and disassemble flight hardware and test equipment as needed
  • Further develop and maintain in-house testing facilities
  • Mentor and monitor mechanical engineers;
  • Lead Junior Engineers to facilitate projects and perform responsibilities designated by the Engineer.


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • Minimum: 3+ years of hands on experience as a CNC Operator in a manufacturing environment 
  • Minimum: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred: Experience on controllers including: Fanuc turn and mill, Heidenheim Controls,   Siemens, Mazak    (Masetrol), Gsk controller, Syntec
  • Ability to read engineering drawings & Models
  • Troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures
  • Knowledge and experience of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software
  • Time management



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