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CNC Production Coordinators

Posted by Fahad Khan on Mar 16, 2020 2:03:08 PM

Overall Objective:

To ensure efficient and effective CNC machining operations across all facilities, identifying and acting upon improvement opportunities.


Core Actions/Area of Responsibility


Functional Responsibilities:

Manage and lead teams to achieve realisation of the company’s production outcomes, with a focus on:


Production Scheduling and Capacity
  • Schedule, track and report day-to-day machining operations based on production priorities and overall plans.
  • Elaborate detailed workflow plans based on finite machining capacity.


Industrial Footprint
  • Optimise factory layout.
  • Establish machining production flow.


Standard Work
  • Produce and maintain standard documentation in accordance with the company’s Quality Management Plan.
  • Produce and maintain work instructions and standard procedures.


Manufacturing Systems
  • Review and approve DFM drawings and CAD models.
  • Provide engineering support to production functions by designing and manufacturing tools, machine components, jigs and fixtures.
  • Prepare specification for procurement of materials, consumables and equipment.
  • Utilise CAD software to perform engineering tasks.
  • Utilise CAM software at a high level.
  • Estimate labour, material and processing costs.
  • Lead the development of machining methods and strategies to promote efficient and effective operations.
  • Develop and implement machine maintenance plans based on prevention, breakdown response and calibration actions.
  • Write, test and deploy software/scripting solutions to automate CAM functions.
  • Complete production reports.


Resource Management
  • Ensure full utilisation of people, material and machinery.
  • Implement cost-reduction programmes.
  • Estimate and fulfil manpower needs.
  • Recruit skilled personnel and develop an effective leadership structure inside the department.
  • Track and report material consumption.
  • Support project tendering and bidding with machining estimations.


  • Coach team members to performance excellence.
  • Establish clear objectives and direction.
  • Cultivate a culture of “first time right”.
  • Facilitate and promote open and respectful dialogue inside the team.


Legal Obligations, Compliance & Risk Management
  • Ensure personnel operates within H&S regulations.
  • Ensure the function has the required processes and policies to comply with legal requirements and company values.
  • Ensure a functional risk management process is in place.



Formal Qualification:     Degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering.

Experience:                        5 years minimum experience in CNC machining of composite materials.


Key Proficiencies:

  • Extensive knowledge in machining and CNC programming.
  • Expertise in metrology, equipment calibration and GD&T.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of composite components manufacturing.
  • Basic ability in Catia, Rhino or another CAD software with the ability to generate 3D models and effective manufacturing drawings.
  • Advanced ability in Autodesk PowerMill or other CAM software with the ability of developing or editing NC post-processors.
  • Basic knowledge in C++ or Python programming languages.
  • Demonstrated track record of introduction of innovative new processes and methods.
  • Implementation of lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Proven experience leading technical teams.
  • Experience working in multicultural and cross-disciplinary teams.
  • Excellent command of English language



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