Apprentice CNC Machinist/Mechanical Engineer

Apprentice CNC Machinist/Mechanical Engineer

MRN Engineering Limited

MRN Engineering design, develop and manufacture parts and products from one-off prototypes to developing a client's idea and taking it through to manufacturing for the customer to take to market. We work across all industries including automotive, motorsport, R&D and consumer goods.

Vacancy location Unit 7, Alkerton Oaks Business Park, Banbury, OX15 6EP (rural location, car ideal)
Training location OAS, Abingdon, OX14 3DB
Working week 40 hours Mon-Fri with occasional optional overtime hours

You will be working across a number of areas. Main duties will be running CNC mills and lathes, programming CNC mills and lathes on CAM, designing products on CAD, inspecting parts in process and in our metrology lab with a CMM.

You will be predominantly programming CNC mills and lathes in Fusion 360 and running CNC mills and lathes, setting up machines, loading material, and running programs. You will also be involved in all stages in design, manufacture, inspection, metrology, and shipping. When on site your time over a year will be approximately 80% machining, 20% other activities. We are a small company, and you'll get exposure to all areas. Rarely will one day be the same.

There are also other more routine activities including work area cleaning, machine maintenance cleaning, coolant monitoring, emptying swarf into the skip, packing, loading, unloading parts, delivering, and collecting parts to customers and suppliers - by no means an exhaustive list.

Ideally, you will be working towards or have achieved GCSEs at Grade 4 or above which would include Maths, English and a Science.

Applicants should be computer literate, ideally CAD, basic programming knowledge, understanding, experience.
Word processing and spreadsheets.
General IT literacy, i.e. installing software.
Experience in the use of hand tools.
Understanding or experience of hand measuring equipment.
Problem solving, embracing new tasks and the challenge and learning they present.
Precision, consider tasks in an appropriate manner according to requirements.
Design, understanding/experience of the steps required in designing parts/products.

Personal qualities: Positive approach, Enthusiastic, Honest, Motivated, Sociable/Team work

Will convert into a full-time position on successful completion of apprenticeship. We are a growing company and would like a candidate to grow with us.

Please note that, as we are in a rural location and there is no bus route, applicants will need a method of getting to and from work reliably. Cycling is possible and would be supported i.e. shower provided, and we can run a bike scheme. Car ideal.