Career Opportunities at Carville

Posted 20 February 2019

Senior Quality Inspector

Location: Dorking, Surrey

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Company:

Carville is a well-established manufacturer and renowned experts in machining, bonding and finishing engineering grade plastics, especially Acrylic.  They supply global, blue-chip customers in industries including life sciences, medical devices and industrial applications with solutions including fluidic manifolds and optical components.

The Role:

This role is a key part of the quality team ensuring Carville’s reputation for quality is maintained and assisting growth plans.   You will support adherence to quality standards by approving incoming materials, in-process production, finished products and continuous improvement initiatives.  You will also be involved in the resolution of any client issues and maintaining quality record keeping.  You will be using some of the latest tools such as Coordinate Measurement Machines (CMM), semi-automated vision inspection equipment as well traditional gauges, Verniers and other tools.

The Candidate:

The position is suitable for someone with quality inspection experience and a solid understanding of mechanical engineering, including the ability to read 2D technical drawings.  This is a mid to senior level role with an opportunity for progression into management for suitable candidates if desired.  You will have a keen eye for detail and the ability to spot minor flaws and visual marks.  Some experience of milling, turning or other manufacturing methods will be required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting first-off, in process, precision-machined plastic components with measurement and visual tests. Recording results and passing/rejecting parts as required with feedback to operators.
  • Acting as roving inspector to walk the shop floor, support production staff with any quality issues and conduct spot checks as you see fit.
  • General visual inspection of parts for defects, the majority of the parts we produce are in transparent materials.
  • Taking part, and leading continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Inspect incoming materials for conformity against specification and quantity.
  • Final inspection of finished goods before despatch to clients.
  • Programming and running CMM (training can be provided if required)
  • Documenting inspection results by completing reports and logs; summarizing re-work and waste; inputting data into the quality IT system.
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures.

Essential Skills & Experience: 

  • Minimum Level 3 qualification in a technical/engineering based subject
  • Ability to read 2 dimensional technical drawings
  • Proactive approach to quality inspection and problem resolution
  • Proficient Microsoft Office software skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Close attention and a good eye for detail
  • Confidence in decision making
  • CMM experience
  • Methodical approach

Nice to have:

  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) experience
  • Supervisory or management experience
  • Any basic CAD skills
  • CNC turning or milling experience

If interested in this position, please send your CV to careers@carville.co.uk

 

 

Posted 20 February 2019

Senior CNC Millers/Setters – Night Shift

Location: Dorking, Surrey

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: 4pm to 2am Monday to Thursday (40hours / week)

The Company:

Carville is a well-established manufacturer and renowned experts in machining, bonding and finishing engineering grade plastics, especially Acrylic.  They supply global, blue-chip customers in industries including life sciences, medical devices and industrial applications with solutions including fluidic manifolds and optical components.

The Role:

We are looking for a skilled CNC Miller able to set and run complex, high precision plastic parts machining.  The person needs to be able to work on their own but also play a team role in handing over machines for operators to run to ensure that components are manufactured to the drawing and within tolerance. The setter must also be able to multitask across a number of machines and be proactive to ensure components meet quality requirements. The role is seen as a key member of the nightshift team.

The Candidate:

The position is suitable for someone with a significant track record in CNC milling complex parts, ideally with some experience of plastics.  They will be used to mentoring others and taking responsibility for the quality of work.  Ideally with some supervision experience, or willing and able to step up to this level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Setting and running multiple CNC Milling machines (examples below):
    • Brother VMC
    • Dugard Twin Pallet VMC
      Dugard 4+1 Axis VMC
    • Fanuc Drill Mate
  • Liaise with Works Supervisor on timescales, planning, and scheduling jobs for the night-shift.
  • Carry out work on individual jobs as required
  • Ensure consistent quality of parts produced in your area
  • Be proactive in insuring work has all necessary tooling to avoid downtime
  • Reviewing and improving the way jobs are tooled and run
  • Insure all work and raw materials in your area are correctly identified with the relevant paperwork
  • Work with QA personnel on addressing any issues and supporting continuous improvement actions.

 

Essential Skills & Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years CNC machining experience
  • Apprenticeship or technical qualification such as an HNC/HND or City & Guilds
  • Full knowledge of Fanuc and Siemens controls
  • Setting up fixtures, tooling and programmes
  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Very good eye for detail

Nice to have:

  • CNC Turning experience
  • Experience working with transparent plastics

 

 

 

If interested in this position, please send your CV to careers@carville.co.uk