CAD / CAM Engineer (Mechanical)

Engineering | Permanent | Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 1UZ, UK
Strictly no Agencies or Recruitment Agents
11 Jul 2022

As a CAD CAM Engineer you will operate within the production engineering team and operations staff. You will need to have the ability to do the following:
    • Create CNC programs for 3, 5 axis and turning machining centres. using Open Mind HyperMILL CAM software.
    • Understanding work holding principles and designing new tooling and fixtures where necessary using 3D/2D CAD Software.
    • Work closely with the machinists to prove out programs and processes.
    • To identify tooling requirements and work closely with vendors to ensure tooling is available for development.
    • Develop a production process from a CAD file to a completed component.

Additional requirements

You will also need the following Knowledge and Experience:
    • Knowledge of CNC Machine Tools and Operations (preferably Okuma work centres).
    • Experience in programming 3 and 5 axis milling machines and CNC lathes.
    • An engineering Degree or equivalent experience required.

The successful candidate would ideally have a degree in engineering or considerable work experience.  a creative approach and good communication skills. Capable of working alone, A machining background is key.

We are willing to consider graduates with no commercial experience; however, it would be essential you have gained experience using Open Mind HyperMILL CAM software and be a proficient learner.

This role requires a motivated, self-sufficient and fastidious engineer who is comfortable taking responsibility for delivery of complete work package end to end. while working effectively as part of our multi-disciplinary team.

Please note this role is based at our Development Centre in Rugeley – no option to work remotely.
Our Company

The Hill Group is a privately owned engineering organisation developing and manufacturing both the HX50 Light Helicopter and the GT50 Gas Turbine Engine.  We are a pioneering aerospace manufacturer disrupting the market with our ground-breaking new aircraft and modern vertically integrated approach to development & manufacturing.  Every element of the HX50 and GT50 are designed and manufactured by us, in-house, at our production facility in Rugeley, Staffordshire, UK.

We employ a fantastically talented, motivated and driven team of professionals. Working as a close-knit flat management structure, we share a common vision for the future of general aviation and a passion to deliver HX50 to our hundreds of global customers.

Due to the rapid growth of our business, we are currently recruiting for a hybrid role to assist the Finance & Production Teams with the delivery of the Health & Safety Management Systems and Stores / Stock Management System.

Few, if any, organisations can provide the levels of professional fulfilment offered by such an exciting, fast-paced and game-changing aircraft development programme and our refreshing new approach to manufacturing.  Furthermore, with such a fast-growing organisation, the only limit to your professional development and growth within our company is your own drive and ambition.  We are looking for the people with whom to build our future and we’re ready to invest in you.
Our Industry

General Aviation is the sector of the aerospace industry that produces and operates light aircraft.  Since the early 1980’s investment in new product development across the sector has been poor and today the market lacks products that truly meet the expectations of modern owner-operators.  Hill is revolutionising the General Aviation market with our new HX50 Helicopter, which combines ‘supercar’ appearance, with unparalleled levels of performance and cost-effectiveness.
Be part of the team shaping the future
of general aviation
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Technical Details
Hill Development Centre
Units 3 & 4 Key Pt, Towers Business Pk, Wheelhouse Road
Rugeley, Staffordshire WS15 1UZ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1889 228040hello@hillhelicopters.com