Computer numerically controlled equipment, the new standard for robotic manufacturing of parts and machinery worldwide, is speeding precision production and changing the face of many manufacturing industries, from automotive and aerospace to plastics, wood and metals, as well as composite materials, pressing and forming. CNC has evolved from simple robotic machines to now comprise entire production lines for many facilities, as they can be programmed for round the clock work with virtually no down time or errors.
Fanuc Corporation, recognized as a leader in the robotics field for over 50 years, has uniquely positioned itself as an employer of over 600 skilled engineers enabled with dynamic research and production skills. It remains a leading innovator in the automation of machine tools that have altered high level manufacturing across the globe. Fanuc 5-Axis machining, as one example, excels in enabling multiple industries to adapt to fast-changing needs through precision engineering programming and development.
Fanuc continues to meet the rapid pace and exacting needs of the aerospace and automotive industries, in particular, which require programmers, engineers and operators who are able to quickly adapt to demands for developing and producing sophisticated equipment and parts on tight schedules. Pharmaceutical, alternative energy, consumer goods, food and machine tool production companies also operate with CNC equipment and frequently employ Fanuc-trained staff.
New jobs are regularly advertised the North West for skilled technicians capable of setting, programming and operating Fanuc CNC equipment. For example, Fanuc CNC lathe workers, machinists, turning and boring experts and CNC programming editors are currently in high demand. On the job training and continuing education offered by many companies further develops skilled CNC engineers and operators into flexible and valuable technicians to meet industry’s ever-changing needs.
As a base for some of the UK's largest, most advanced and innovative companies, the North West is one of the best places to live and work in the region. Known as a centre of industrial opportunity since its early days as the country’s hub of garment, chemical and shoe production, the North West now stands out as a prime place to work and live, with countless options for skilled workers who seek a balance between rich family life and employment development.
With a primary road link to surrounding areas, the M6, the North West offers scores of connection options between cities, as well as to Scotland. Air travel options include one of the world’s busiest major aviation hubs, Manchester Airport, which served almost 19 million passengers in 2011, a 6.4% increase over the previous year and a testament to North West’s growth. Also accessible is Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Blackpool Airport, as well as sea ferries to quite a few ports. Copious attractive rural destinations include village market towns and rolling farmland with many open farms and animal farms. Home buyers have innumerable choices, from living in several of England’s famous, bustling cities or nestled in one of the many available quaint and serene countryside settings