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Hourly paid. £12.64ph to £15.94 ph (paid monthly), depending on experience.

Job Description

CNC Setter Operator;

Hourly paid. £12.64ph to £15.94 ph (paid monthly), depending on experience.


Bridge Recruitment is helping one of our well-established manufacturing clients recruit for an experienced CNC Setter/Operator to join their ever-expanding team. This role requires you to set and operate CNC multi-tasking lathes to manufacture components from raw material (bar stock) for their internal assembly flow lines to the highest quality and on time.

Job Requirements:

  • Setting and operating CNC lathes to produce small to medium size batches of work in a timely manner.
  • Inspecting work to Engineering drawings using various measuring equipment and reporting any quality defects to the machine shop supervisor.
  • Daily, weekly and monthly maintenance checks on machines, including maintaining good housekeeping standards, 5S requirements and reporting any issues promptly to supervision
  • Optimising efficiencies through reduced set-up and cycle times, plus tool life monitoring
  • De-burring, cleaning, final inspection, and completion of all traceability documentation
  • Carry out such other duties that may be reasonably requested.

Essential Qualities


Technical Knowledge

  • A knowledge of operating CNC machine tools.
  • Experience of CNC lathes with a minimum of 4 axis.
  • Experience of reading and editing Fanuc based programs.
  • Competent in reading and understanding engineering drawings and be able to inspect their work using a range of measurement equipment to ensure the product is correct to drawing.
  • Skills and Competencies
  • Hardworking with the ability to stay focused at all times.
  • Very high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks over long periods of time.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Willing to learn new skills.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining quality.

Desirable Qualities Experience

  • Knowledge of operating twin spindle machines would be an advantage.
  • The ability to work to AS9100 aerospace quality standard.

If this role interests you, please contact Rob Fox today!


Full Time


Engineering & Construction

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