CNCPROG0919 - CNC Programmer

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Posted: 10/09/2019 17:03
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dyce, Aberdeen
Level: Manufacturing
Deadline: 16/01/2020 00:00
Hours: 37.50
Benefits: Competitive
Job Type: Temporary

Company Overview

Dril-Quip, Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers of precision-engineered offshore drilling and production equipment that is well suited for use in deepwater, harsh environments and severe service applications. The Company designs and manufactures subsea, surface and offshore rig equipment for use by oil and gas companies in offshore areas throughout the world. Dril-Quip also provides installation and reconditioning services as well as rental running tools for use with its products.

The world headquarters based in Houston, Texas, operates one of the largest rough and finish machining facilities in the industry. Dril-Quip also maintains and operates regional headquarter offices and facilities that include full capabilities in Aberdeen, Scotland, Singapore and Macaé, Brazil. Each of these locations maintains a broad variety of in-house processes, including machining, fabrication, assembly and testing.

Dril-Quip's state-of-the-art facilities and equipment - along with sales support and services - offer flexibility to operators' tough challenges of meeting tight rig schedules and hardware deliverables.

One of the Company's major operating principals and philosophies as initiated by its founders has always been - and continues to be - to provide superior products that will enhance its customers' ability to drill for and produce oil and gas through quality workmanship, service and innovation. Through this commitment, Dril-Quip, Inc. is recognized as one of the world's leading suppliers of offshore drilling and production equipment.

Job Specification


A position has arisen for a CNC Programmer to join the Programming department on a temporary basis for approximately 12 months.  The main purpose of this role is to be responsible for the generation and control of CNC Programming data.   

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Tooling and programming of CNC systems
  • Interpreting Engineering drawings for preparation of CNC programmes
  • Preparing all CNC programmes
  • Selecting of machine tools and tooling suitable for running particular components
  • Determining feeds and speeds to give the most efficient economical metal removal
  • Compiling library of programmes and update with Engineering revisions in accordance with Company procedures
  • Making recommendations to Supervisor on improved methods of tooling and implementation of new technology
  • Observing and implementing safe working practices in compilation of CNC programmes
  • Communicating with tool room to determine best selection of tooling

Qualifications and Skills

  • CNC machining experience with a good knowledge of milling, turning and manufacturing  
  • Experience in the Manufacturing or Engineering industry
  • Be able to demonstrate good mathematical and computing skills
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Good communication skills

Preferred candidates should possess the following:

  • Previous experience with EDGECAM, BRAVO, FANUC, NUMERIPATH 800/8000 programme software
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain work projects in a timely manner
  • Excellent organisational skills    
  • Previous experience within a similar role

Equal Opportunities  

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Dril-Quip (Europe) Limited values a diverse workforce and does

not discriminate against any individual on the basis of sex, race, colour, national origin, sexual

orientation, religion, age, or disability.



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