Month: July 2021

Grant Keates appointed Operations Manager

Grant Keates appointed as operations manager

Axiom Product Development are delighted to announce the appointment of Grant Keates as Operations Manager.

With over 35 years of engineering experience, Grant is a qualified CAD (Computer Aided Design) designer with expertise in many of the leading design programs. Grant has many years of experience in mechanical manufacturing and is highly skilled at designing manual, semi-automated and fully automated jigs & fixtures.

Grant has worked extensively in the Formula 1, aerospace, automotive, defence and marine sectors.

This new role will see Grant compliment the highly skilled workforce at Axiom which includes a busy machine shop that has fast and accurate turnaround of jobs.

Grant will look to further expand the reputation that Axiom Product Development already has for manufacturing precision tools, jigs & fixtures and associated engineering products.

Find out about the full range of Axiom’s extensive services here.

Axiom successfully renews ISO 9001 Quality Standard

axiom successfully renewed iso 9001 standard | axiom PD

Axiom is delighted report that the company recently renewed its ISO 9001 certificate.

ISO 9001 sets out the criteria for our quality management system and gives confidence for our customers that our processes and systems demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet both our customer and regulatory requirements.

Well done to the Axiom team for attaining this internationally recognised standard.

Find out more about the breadth of our services from CNC machining to rapid prototyping and new product development as well as our design and manufacture of tooling and jigs and fixtures services. Review our high end facilities here and contact our highly experienced team to see how we can assist your manufacturing challenges and engineering requirements. Call us now on 01243 785050

CNC machine setter/operator required

About Axiom cnc in use | Axiom Product Development

Axiom Product Development Ltd are looking to recruit a CNC machine setter/operator to join our growing and dedicated team. The ideal candidate will have a good engineering background with strong CNC setter/operator experience.

About Us:

Axiom are based in the Chichester area, West Sussex. We are a manufacturer of high-quality machined components. Our advanced CNC machining capabilities support leading Motorsport teams, Automotive OEM’s, Aerospace, Marine and general engineering. Our machine shop incorporates the latest machining technology including 2 DMG DMU50 High Speed 5 Axis Milling Machines to produce the complex machined components in Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel, Plastics and tooling materials.

Role includes but not limited to.

Prepare, Set and Operate CNC machines to perform tasks such as drilling, milling etc.
Prepare and load raw materials and parts onto the machines using the required datums.

Maintenance schedule on all machines. (Oil and coolant levels, air filters and swarf removal)

Candidates must meet the following requirements: –

1. Good experience setting/operating large CNC machines using Heidenhain and Haas controls.

2. A detailed understanding of engineering drawing, tooling selection, work holding & cutting strategy.

3. Be able to read and understand engineering drawings.

4. Ability to use standard measuring equipment.

5. Prepared to work overtime as required to achieve deadlines.

6. Candidate must have previous experience working within CNC machine shop environment.

7. Knowledge of offline programming would be an advantage but not necessary.

8. A good communicator at all levels, with the ability to integrate and support a successful team, also able to work using own initiative

What you will receive:

  • Hourly rate between £12 p/h up to £15 p/h after successful completion probationary period.
  • Initial Shifts will be Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.30 pm.
  • 25 days holiday.
  • Free car parking on site.
  • Training and induction provided.
  • Immediate start/s.

Contact enquiries@axiompd.co.uk with your CV.

Build to print vacuum cast order

Axiom PD specialise in vacuum casting |axiom pd

This is a good example of a recent vacuum cast order for a customer in the automotive sector.

This was a build to print order from our customer who required a fast turnaround with value for money and known reliability.

Vacuum cast item

Vacuum casting is a technique used for the production of small series of functional plastic parts. Axiom specialise in this type of fast turnaround service which produces high quality prototype samples and end-use products in a short timescale.

Vacuum casting is just one of the many services that Axiom is able to provide for your business; find out about the broad range of our capabilities here.

We work across a range of sectors and would welcome the opportunity to discuss your vacuum casting requirements.