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Axiom upgrades facilities

The machine shop at Axiom has undergone a significant refurbishment to upgrade the facilities, improve efficiency and strengthen the in-house quality and Health & Safety requirements. The company has invested in a new quality inspection facility, improved the stacking and storage areas for packaging and raw materials as well as purchasing a new XYZ machine to strengthen business’s standards and facilities.

In addition a number of new highly experienced staff members have joined the team in the design office and management team and the company is in the process of recruiting a new machinist to reflect the strength of business and future growth.

Managing Director, Alan Rendle-Eames commented, ‘The investment in the refurbishment of the facilities at Axiom reflects our ambitions to offer our services to major tier 1 suppliers across a number of sectors. We now have the quality, facilities and highly experienced team to be able to work more efficiently and to a higher quality standard, not only with our current broad customer base but also with the very best of UK manufacturing businesses across a wide range of industries.’

Axiom welcomes Tom Bridle to the team

Tom Bridle has joined Axiom as a Design Engineer with over 10 experience working as a CAD Designer in the automotive, aerospace and medical industries. Tom is an enthusiastic engineer with a passion for Computer-Aided Design, modelling and technical drafting. He has specialist skills in the design of CMM inspection fixtures, machining fixtures and assembly fixtures for automated and manual processes as well as jig design, design for manufacture, metrology and GD&T.

Tom is experienced in the drafting of technical drawings and the application of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) as well as the review and adaptation of customer applications. Tom has skills in CAD design for end of arm tooling and various pneumatic and automated machinery as well as the ability to design to account for production tooling and bespoke/low volume tooling.

Tom will greatly enhance the design capabilities at Axiom with his experience in Computer-Aided Design, 3D printing, metrology, GD&T and automation.

We are recruiting; 3 Axis CNC Programmer – Milling Operator Setter

2 DMGs machines

Axiom are looking for a 3 Axis CNC Programmer – Milling Operator Setter with experience of machining aluminium, steels, Modelboards and plastics to a high quality. Tasks will include programming, setting and operating on 3 axis machining centres.

You will ideally be apprentice trained or a time served machinist with a minimum of 2 years CNC machining experience.

You must have experience working primarily with Haas and / or Heidenheim controls and preferably programming using Visi. Any other Offline CAM programming experience would be beneficial. You must also be able to multitask across a number of machines and be proactive to ensure components meet quality requirements. You will need to be self driven, whilst still working well within our small team. Attention to detail and good time keeping is essential.

This position offers exciting opportunities for the right candidate to develop skills in many areas including training on 5 axis DMU 50 CNC machines.

The position is full-time, permanent with a good hourly rate dependent on experience. 40 hours per week plus overtime at 1.5 hourly rate. 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays. Monday – Friday 8.00am – 4.30pm.

Please send your CV to jane.turner@axiompd.co.uk

CMM inspection fixtures to aid accuracy of measured parts

The team at Axiom have recently delivered a suit of CMM Inspection Fixtures for an automotive customer which will enable them to accurately measure parts.

Coordinate Measuring Machines ( CMM ) are industrial inspection machines that measure the dimensional accuracy of manufactured goods which is an important step to monitoring production quality to ensure manufactured components meet design specifications.

Axiom were delighted to design and manufacture these inspection fixtures in house to a high standard within a quick turnaround time.

Contact the team with your CMM requirements.