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Our current vacancies are shown here. However, we’re always keen to hear from able, committed people who feel that they could contribute to our future success. If this sounds like you, please contact us at hr@kaby.co.uk or by telephone at +44 (0116) 253 6353.

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  • Centreless Grinder

    Kaby Engineers

    Posted: 03 January 2019

    The Role & Requirements:

    • Experienced Centreless Grinder required to machine precision engineering components.
    • Fully conversant with interpreting and working closely to engineering drawings.
    • Working to manufacturing tolerances within 0.05mm
    • Must be able to use engineering measuring equipment
    • Capable of processing one off special components and batch quantities in a production environments
    • Ability to plan and work from own initiative with minimum supervision
    • Must be a strong team player and able to individually perform to meet customers’ demands
    • Willing to learn and offer their knowledge to enable continuous improvements

    The Candidate:

    -Previous experience in setting and operating Centreless grinding machines
    -Ability to quality check all components using   Micrometers and surface finishing equipment

    Working Pattern:

    • 37.5 hours per week
    • Five day week – Monday to Friday
    • Afternoon Shift, 16:00 to 24:00 / Night shift, 24:00 to 08:00
    • Overtime as required
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    The Role & Requirements: Experienced Centreless Grinder required to machine precision engineering components. Fully conversant with interpreting and working closely to engineering drawings. Working to manufacturing tolerances within 0.05mm Must be able to use engineering measuring equipment Capable of processing one off special components and batch quantities in a...

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  • CNC Milling Setter Operator

    Kaby Engineers

    Posted: 03 January 2019

    Job Purpose:

    To set and operate machines for production and help other operators when required.

    Typical Responsibilities:

    • To set CNC milling machines for production within allocated times.
    • To operate machines making adjustments to the machine settings as required.
    • To ensure that the quality expectations, as per drawing and planning are achieved.
    • Ensure that allocated operation times are achieved.
    • Fill daily activity sheets.
    • To be aware of and observe personal health and safety, and that of fellow members.
    • Co-operate with Managers. 

    Education & Experience:

    • Evidence of setting and operating experience on turning alloy steels.
    • Must be conversant with FANUC controls to make routine adjustments.
    • Must be competent in reading and interpreting engineering drawings.
    • Must be conversant with the use of inspection instruments, to measure diameter, surface texture, roundness, concentricity etc.
    • Knowledge of good machine shop practices.
    • Good overall health and fitness; as expected to handle components weighing 20kgs.
    • Tolerance of some contact with metal cutting fluids used in the process (absence of known acute sensitivity, to these fluids).

     Working Pattern:

    • 37.5 hours per week
    • Five day week – Monday to Friday
    • Night shift, 24:00 to 08:00
    • Overtime as required
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    Job Purpose: To set and operate machines for production and help other operators when required. Typical Responsibilities: To set CNC milling machines for production within allocated times. To operate machines making adjustments to the machine settings as required. To ensure that the quality expectations, as per drawing and planning...

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  • CNC Turner Setter Operator

    Kaby Engineers

    Posted: 03 January 2019

    Job Purpose:

    To set and operate machines for production and help other operators when required.

    Typical Responsibilities:

    • To set CNC turning machines (lathes) for production within allocated times.
    • To operate machines making adjustments to the machine settings as required.
    • To ensure that the quality expectations, as per drawing and planning are achieved.
    • Ensure that allocated operation times are achieved.
    • Fill daily activity sheets.
    • To be aware of and observe personal health and safety, and that of the fellow members.
    • Co-operate with the Managers.

    Education & Experience:

    • Evidence of setting and operating experience on turning alloy steels of at least twelve months.
    • Must be conversant with FANUC controls to make routine adjustments.
    • Must be competent in reading and interpreting engineering drawings.
    • Must be conversant with the use of inspection instruments, to measure diameter, surface texture, roundness, concentricity etc.
    • Knowledge of good machine shop practices.
    • Good overall health and fitness; as expected to handle components weighing 20 kgs.
    • Tolerance of some contact with metal cutting fluids, used in the process (absence of known acute sensitivity, to these fluids).

    Working Pattern:

    Full time permanent position.

    Five days, 37.5 hours per week.

    Night shift, 24:00 p.m. to 08:00 a.m.

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    Job Purpose: To set and operate machines for production and help other operators when required. Typical Responsibilities: To set CNC turning machines (lathes) for production within allocated times. To operate machines making adjustments to the machine settings as required. To ensure that the quality expectations, as per drawing and...

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  • Manual Welder

    Kaby Engineers

    Posted: 03 January 2019

    Job Purpose / Summary:

    Responsible for assembling metal products using fixtures, turntable with chuck & welding plant.

    Principal Responsibilities:

    • Study and interpret welding instructions as per drawing and planning
    • Weld metal parts
    • Listen to directions from supervisors.
    • Assemble components, weld and remove spatter if required.
    • Complete preventive maintenance.
    • Complete quality control forms.
    • Participate in product development.
    • Build prototypes and test products.

    Working Pattern:

    • Days 08:00 – 16:00
    • Monday – Friday
    • Overtime as required

     

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    Job Purpose / Summary: Responsible for assembling metal products using fixtures, turntable with chuck & welding plant. Principal Responsibilities: Study and interpret welding instructions as per drawing and planning Weld metal parts Listen to directions from supervisors. Assemble components, weld and remove spatter if required. Complete preventive maintenance. Complete...

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  • Estimator

    Kaby Engineers

    Posted: 09 January 2019

    Experienced estimator is required familiar with all machining processes and ideally with some familiarity with fabricating and welding processes. Working within the commercial team to create quotations from customer drawings of a wide variety of engineering components.

    Outline

    To work within the estimating/sales engineering dept. integrating with the team to create a point of contact for customers.

    Direct contact with customers and suppliers via electronic communication, telephone and face to face.

    It may be required from time to time to visit customers.

    Ensuring the customers’ requirements are understood and that they are communicated effectively to all relevant internal departments.

    Liaise with internal departments to ensure we have adequate capacity and capability to achieve customers’ requirements.

    Monitor successful quotes through production to ensure the components are produced technically correct and are profitable, review and suggest production improvements.

    Understand and follow all internal Kaby procedures.

    Maintain all necessary data bases.

    The position may require the successful candidate to be a point of contact as a sales engineer for a nominated group of customers addressing both technical and commercial issues.

    Desired Skills and Experience.

    Ideally to have served a recognised engineering apprenticeship and a minimum of five years estimating experience, be proficient in the creation of spreadsheets and the use generally of Excel, Word and other core computer skills. An ability to utilise CAD/CAM would also be advantageous.

    Must be able to communicate effectively both internally and externally using all normal written and oral methods.

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    Experienced estimator is required familiar with all machining processes and ideally with some familiarity with fabricating and welding processes. Working within the commercial team to create quotations from customer drawings of a wide variety of engineering components. Outline To work within the estimating/sales engineering dept. integrating with the team...

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