CNC Setter Operator

Job Title: CNC Setter Operator
Reporting to: Team Leader / Operations Manager
Role Objective: To provide day-to-day support to the machine shop, effectively Setting and Operating CNC Machines (Fanuc and Heidenhain controls) and working to set KPI’s to achieve output.


• Set and operate CNC machines to produce components to the company standard.
• Edit machine programs as required.
• Read, interpret, and communicate technical information.
• Carry out quality tasks to check parts in production, i.e., gauge checks, etc.
• Work in a safe manner identifying potential Health and Safety issues to their immediate supervisor.
• Complete a daily timesheet, detailing set, run, and quantities for each operation worked on.
• Ensure that information is transferred between shifts to ensure that all parties fully understand the current status of the job.
• Maintain departmental standards including 5S housekeeping.
• Resolve minor maintenance issues with the cell equipment.
• Communicate to quality / MTR as required to resolve issues which result in down time.
• Be committed to and take a proactive role in continuous improvement.
• When scrap occurs in the cell, work with quality engineers / supervisors to identify root cause.

The candidate

• Sound engineering background with at least 3 years previous experience.
• Highly skilled and versatile
• Project a positive enthusiastic attitude, taking a flexible approach to their role.
• Demonstrates a commitment to achieving departmental objectives
• Able to produce consistent high-quality work
• Good attendance / time keeping.
• Self-reliant able to resolve issues with minimal support.
• Good communication skills.
• Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of:
• Tool selection criteria.
• Cutting tool parameters.
• Manual machining techniques.
• CNC program editing capability
• Quality principles.
• Inspection techniques.
• Fanuc and Heidenhain control systems

Working hours

40 hours per week (overtime and shifts as required)
Mon – Thurs: 8:00 – 17:00 1/2hr lunch
Fri: 8:00 – 14:00 no lunch break

Rewards and Benefits

Competitive Salary
25 Days Annual Leave Plus Bank Holidays
Pension Contribution
Life Insurance
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
Wellbeing Incentives
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
Online GP Service
Employee Assistance Package
Christmas Gifts