DMM Jobs: CNC Manager and CNC Programmer & Setter

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DMM is recognised as one of the leading hardware manufacturers in the Climbing and Height Safety Industry. The Company was formed in 1981 by four climbers and is now based in Llanberis, North Wales, which is the ideal location for indulging our passions for the outdoors and engineering.

DMM Engineering currently have the following vacancies in Snowdonia, North Wales:

  • CNC Manager
  • CNC Programmer & Setter


CNC Manager

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Manager within a CNC Machining Environment with strong Leadership skills in terms of change management, process improvement, people management and manufacturing engineering to join a well-established growing business.

The ideal candidate will be hands on, numerate, analytical and highly results driven – focusing their work on utilising the key practices to drive improved performance. This is a leadership position and as such requires a skilled and professional individual who leads by example.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To lead the CNC team in Performance Management, mentoring and developing the team’s training needs. Managing attendance, monitoring staff levels and motivating the team.
  • Day to day running of the CNC Department, ensuring work is planned for all shifts
  • Programming and setting of CNC Machines
  • Maintaining and improving productivity and efficiency within agreed budget
  • Continual manufacturing improvements in cycle times and efficiency
  • Reading technical drawings, BOM's and material specifications
  • Leading by example and following the core values and principles of the Company


Essential skills:

  • Proven track record of at least 2 years experience in a man management environment
  • 5 years experience of a CNC machine shop environment
  • Experience of modern CNC/milling engineering shop environment and modern manufacturing techniques
  • Confident and influential communicator at subordinate, peer and management level
  • Excellent managerial, operational and organisational skills
  • A robust individual who thrives on pressure and tough challenges
  • Dynamic and forward thinking individual
  • ONC/HND/Degree or in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent


CNC Programmer & Setter

This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional and experienced programmer who is dedicated to providing above and beyond engineering capabilities and problem solving. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated team player and part of a small but busy department, with excellent communication skills and a positive, proactive approach.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to write programs suitable for controlled systems such as ISO, Mazatrol, Heidenhain.
  • Setting 3-Axis CNC Machines with an independent 4th axis Rotary Table
  • To change Cutters and alter Tooling Offsets
  • To use precision instruments like micrometers, Vernier Callipers, Tool Pre-setters and a range of Gauges i.e. Slips, Plug and Thread gauges
  • Understanding the properties of Materials and metal cutting theories


Essential skills:

  • Proven track record of 5 years experience in a CNC machine shop
  • Experience of modern CNC/milling engineering shop environment and modern manufacturing techniques
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work to a very high degree of accuracy at all times
  • Ability to deal with challenges/problems and new products on a regular basis
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Must be a team player



If you feel you have the relevant skills, qualities, background and experience we’d like to hear more about you. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your own career and in return for your hard work and commitment you will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary and an excellent benefits package.

Interested applicants should apply in the first instance with a copy of their CV and any additional information that you feel is relevant.

Applications and current C.V. to be sent to:
Suzanne Bonnett
H R Manager
DMM Engineering
Y Glyn
Llanberis
Gwynedd
LL55 4EL

Email: suzanne@dmmwales.com

Closing date for applications: 10th January 2014

DMM Engineering Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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