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Manager Engineer

Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
October 22, 2016

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Curriculum Vitae

Mr G A Brierley

Dukinfield / Greater Manchester

Home Tel: 016********

Mobile Tel: 074**-******


I am currently seeking employment as a 3 axis milling machine setter operator, preferably using Heidenhain controls which may also include fitting & tool making roles. I have experience in setting and operating 3 axis cnc machine tools and can also carry out basic programming using a Heidenhain TNC control systems I have worked on the following machine tools: CORREA; ELGAMILL; HURCO; MATSUURA; DOOSAN; QUASER; BRIDGEPORT; ENSHU & MORI-SEIKI.

On completion of my secondary education I started my apprenticeship in the aerospace sector as a tool maker for Hyde Tool Ltd.

Deciding I needed a fresh challenge from the shop floor environment I sought employment within a projects office. After a five month induction period of learning various computer skills I moved to a subsidiary company where I worked as a trainee buyer for Brinksway Tool Ltd, I then relocated back to Hyde Tool Ltd as a buyer, from where I have detailed my employment record.

Personal Profile

Name: Gareth Anthony Brierley

Marital status: Married

Nationality: British

Age: 47

Place of birth: Stockport

Driving licence: Full clean

N.I. number: NS101028D

I am a consciences and hardworking individual, with a can do attitude to a challenging task. I have excellent organizational skills and can adapt to new roles and responsibilities as and when the working environment dictates.


1981- 1986

Marple Hall School

6 O Levels:

Mathematics, English Literature, European Studies, Geography, Biology, History.

1 CSE Grade 1

English Language

Further Education


Stockport College of Technology

City and Guilds basic engineering certificate

NVQ- Level 3 Engineering Manufacture (Craft Competences) / Mechanical (Machining)

ONC- BTEC National certificate Mechanical & Production Engineering

HNC- BTEC National certificate Mechanical & Production Engineering

NEBS Management certificate in supervisory management

IIM- Institute of management foundation certificate

All of the above courses where attended on a day release and night school basis whilst serving my apprenticeship.

Training Courses

SETA- Stockport Engineering Training Association

EITB- Machining & Mechanical Fitting Skills

Abrasive wheels regulations 1970

ROSPA- Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents / Health & Safety

Materials & Processes Development Training & Work Improvement

Team Development & Work Improvement Training Programme

Fire Marshall Training

City & Guilds CNC Setting & operating.

Computer Knowledge

Proficient in the creation and use of Excel; Word; Access Database documents.

Extensive knowledge of the creaion of Microsoft Power Point Presentations.

Employment Details

February 2012 – June 2015.

Inflite Engineering Services Ltd.

Position: 3 axes C.N.C Machine setter & operator

Responsible to Works Foreman.

I also set and operate Bridgeport VMC's using Heidenhain controls and can write basic programs.

Responsible for setting and operation of various 3 axis vertical and horizontal milling machines using Mazak V414 & V515 with Mazatrol controls VMC milling machines.

I also occasionally write basic mill & drill programs as and when the nature of the job dictates.

March 2011 – February 2012

Master Tools C.N.C. Ltd.

Position: 3 axes C.N.C machine setter & operator

Responsible to: Works Foreman.

Responsible for setting and operation of various 3 axis vertical and horizontal milling machines.

I also occasionally write basic mill & drill programs as and when the nature of the job dictates.

February 2011 – March 2011

Oldham Engineering Ltd.

Position: 3 axes C.N.C machine setter/operator Union horizontal borer / miller.

Responsible to: Works foreman.

Responsible for Setting & operating basic programming using Heidenhain.

Machining steel fabrications & small fabricated components.

November 2010 – February 2011

A.I.M Engineering Ltd

Position: 3 axes C.N.C machine setter/operator Elga-Mill.

Responsible to: Works Manager.

Responsible for creating basic programmes and setting and operating the machine tool manufacturing a vast array of aerospace tooling from fabrications, billets castings and forgings.

October 2006 – November 2010

Harvey (Manchester) Ltd

Position: Toolmaker / Fitter / 3 axes C.N.C. Milling machine operator.

Responsible to: Works Manager

Responsible for Manufacture, refurbishment and modification of civil & military aircraft tooling.

January 2005 – August 2006

APPH Aviation Services Ltd

Position: Contracts Engineer

Annual turnover: circa £7.5million

Responsible to: Operations Director

Responsible for Formulation of customer quotations and job status reporting & provisioning of stock items used on repaired / overhauled landing gear.

Key responsibilities:

Generate quotations / Formulate delivery schedules / Update job status matrixes / Communicate reports to customers / Feed customer requirement information to key personnel.

Sep 2004 – January 2005

Hyde Details Ltd

Position: Project Engineer

Aim: Sustain a high volume of deliveries of aircraft items to Shorts Bros plc in Northern Ireland

Responsible to: Production General Manager/ Production Works Manager

Responsible for the manufacture and delivery of commercial aircraft parts on receipt of tactical purchase order cover from Shorts Bros plc monthly turnover contract value circa £100,000

Key responsibilities:

Contract review of purchase orders from customer / Ensure stock visibility and control is maintained / Ensure deliveries are made to customer in line with the customer delivery schedule programme

Assist the various departments with technical support to keep workability issues to a minimum to ensure deliveries are made on time to customer

Apr 1995 – Sep 2004

Hyde Aero Products Ltd

Position: Project Engineer / Estimator / Buyer

Responsible to: Projects Office Manager/ Customers

Responsible for Quotations / Estimating / Sales / Contract Review / Sourcing / Purchasing / Expediting / Customer Correspondence / Scheduling / Production support / Customer support

Key Responsibilities:

Account manager for various multi-disciplined tactical and strategic packages of work for the civil and military aircraft sector monthly turnover circa £150,000

Jan 1995 – Apr 1995

Hyde Tool Co Ltd

Position: Buyer

Responsible to: Sales Manager/ Works Manager & Works Supervisor

Responsible for Purchase of materials and fasteners to facilitate the manufacture of aircraft tooling, jigs and fixtures

Key responsibilities:

Procurement of commercial grade steels and aluminium to facilitate the manufacture of civil and military aircraft tooling; jigs and fixtures

Nov 1994 – Jan 1995

Brink sway Tool Ltd

Position: Trainee Buyer

Key responsibilities:

Purchase of materials and fasteners to facilitate the manufacture of aircraft tooling, jigs and fixtures.

Aug 1994 – Nov 1994

Position: Trainee Project Engineer

Responsible to: Senior Project Engineer

Responsible for:

Expediting packages of work through divisional companies

Providing Senior Project engineer with job status reports

Sep 1986 – Aug 1994

Hyde Tool Co Ltd

Position: Apprentice Toolmaker

Responsible to: Works Supervisor

Key responsibilities:

Manufacture of civil and military aircraft tooling, jigs and fixtures

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