Date posted



Mitcham, England


£10 - £15 per hour DOE

Job Description

Ref: VR/04433

CNC Turner, Programmer, Setter, Operator (Turning) 

£10 – £15 per hour DOE


We are working with an engineering subcontractor who across a variety of industries including Agricultural, Medical, Leisure and Lighting, they are now looking for a CNC Turner to join them.


You will be organised with an eye for detail, a natural problem solver with a keen interest in producing quality components efficiently, you will work well individually as well as part of a team and have excellent communication skills


CNC Turner:




  • Day to day running of the CNC machines, including:
    • Programming, tool selection for new jobs
    • Repeat setting of existing jobs
    • Inspection of work throughout production 
    • problem solving using knowledge of machining and tooling strategies
    • identifying maintenance requirements and daily weekly monthly checks  
  • Help driving continuous improvement by adhering to:
    • Health & Safety Procedures
    • 5s improvement
    • Safe Working practice
  • Management
    • Working with and reporting to the production manager on production issues



Skills will include:



  • Programming, setting, any of the companies CNC Turning Centres
  • Operating to an acceptable production target whist maintaining a high standard of quality where ‘right-first-time’ is paramount.
  • All round knowledge of machining strategies and tooling solutions
  • Highly experienced in machining a wide range of materials particularly Stainless Steel & Ali
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and comprehension of geometric tolerance.
  • Particularly experience using a Twin turret twin spindle, 8 Axis mill turn centres with Fanuc controls.
  • Particularly experience using a Twin turret twin spindle, 8 Axis mill turn sliding head lathes with Fanuc controls



Personal Qualities:


  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Organised
  • Good communicator with Manager, Employee team alike
  • Show a high level of proactivity and problem solving both as an individual & as part of a team. 
  • Self-starting and motivated
  • An excellent attention to detail when dealing with small high value parts.


Desirable skills /qualifications



  • Programming both from first principles and from 3D model using One CNC 
  • Experience working with recognised Quality Systems.
  • Apprenticeship training background



TEL: 01322 293 286


Full Time


Engineering & Construction

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