Date posted



, England


£20,000 - £25,000

Job Description

Ref: VR/04087

CNC Setter/Operator

£20,000 – £25,000

Slade Green

Our client are a leading provider of solutions for weapon design, production and mounting requirements for Infantry, AFV, and Naval platforms. Due to continued growth they are looking for an CNC Setter/Operator to join their team.

This position reports to the Manufacturing Manager

Duties will include:

  • Setting and operating any of the companys VMC CNC machines, as required.
  • Performing First Off`s, checking dimensional quality & amending machine settings in pursuit of component design requirements.
  • Operating to an acceptable production target whist maintaining a high standard of quality where right-first-time is paramount.
  • Maintaining computer records on tool usage relating to barrel & other matched machined parts.
  • Setting up and operating all types of manual machining equipment, covering milling, turning, grinding and marking processes.
  • Essential Skills
  • EMD experience would be advantageous
  • Previous experience as a CNC Setter Operator with both Fanuc and Heidenhain based CNC programming.
  • Experience in the use of One CNC
  • Experience in the manipulation and modification of customers CAD models where required.
  • An excellent attention to detail & mechanical dexterity when dealing with small precision parts.
  • Problem identification and rectification.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and comprehension of geometric tolerancing.
  • Good working knowledge of both ISO 9001 and AS9100 Quality Systems.
  • Good communication skills with appreciation of supporting department Design, Purchasing & Inspection needs.
  • A high level of proactivity and problem solving both as an individual & as part of a team.
  • An understanding and knowledge of CNC turning would also be desirable, but not essential – training will be given.
  • The physical ability to carry out manual handling tasks
  • The ability to follow processes accurately
  • Strong attention to details
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Enthusiasm, professional attitude and willingness to learn
  • Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Licence would be advantageous



TEL: 01322 293 286


Full Time


Engineering & Construction

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