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CNC Programmer/Operator

Posted 26 January by Brite Services Easy Apply Ended

We are recruiting for an experienced CNC Programmer/Operator to start work immediately

  • The role is to carry out the machining of parts/components to the specification and tolerances as detailed in the issued drawings.
  • All parts/components are to be machined to the procedures and systems that are in place i.e. ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 80079-34 (ATEX) to ensure compliance and conformance at all times.
  • Some assembly (e.g. Deployment Frames, Mechanical Assemblies) may be carried out in the Machine Shop by the Departments staff, but the responsibility for the pre-despatch inspection and completion of paperwork will be that of Product Assembly Manager.
  • The department’s personnel should be multi-skilled so that to function properly, the Department is not reliant on specific individuals.


Position Specific:

  • To write the programs for the machining of the required parts/components and to store and organise the programs in a systematic and efficient form.
  • To machine parts and components to defined specification in an efficient and timely manner. To include prototypes, pre-production and one-off products.
  • To carry out “First off” and “Post-Production” inspection of components and parts to include both dimensional and surface finish checks.
  • Corrective actions to overcome problems i.e. technical, timescale, quality which may arise within the Department.
  • Ensuring that tracking/build documentation is completed and progressed to such a standard that at any time it is possible to see the status of any Works Order progressing through the Machine Shop.
  • To ensure, where applicable, that all relevant paperwork i.e. material certificates, stay with the components and Works Orders at all times.
  • Ensure that tidiness and cleanliness procedures are adhered to within the Department, to include the cleaning of machines and routine maintenance.
  • To follow and adhere to all manufacturing procedures, provide feedback and make recommendations on improvements that can be made.
  • To accept ownership and responsibility of delegated tasks, so that quality standards are maintained and delivery deadlines are kept.
  • To continually monitor consumables within the Machine Shop (e.g. turning tips, drills, milling cutters, emery tape, oils, coolant, rags etc.) to ensure that delays in production aren’t caused by shortages.
  • To ensure that all chemicals/substances are stored and used in a correct safe manner, that all safety data sheets are read, understood and made readily available, so that all COSHH regulations are complied with.
  • Continually review methods within the Department to improve throughput and quality.
  • To work in a safe and controlled manner, so that your actions do not put yourself or others at risk and the Department does not deviate from compliance with all health and safety regulations.
  • Whilst at work, consider all aspects of the company strategy, how it effects your work and what you can do to assist with achieving our strategic goals.
  • Any other responsibilities as agreed from time to time.


  • Comply with all Health and Safety and COSHH requirements within the company.
  • To keep your areas of work clean and tidy.
  • To ensure that if you are the last person to leave, that your work area is safe and secure i.e. everything is switched off, windows are shut, doors are closed etc.
  • he R + D Department on new product design, prototype manufacture, issues arising in the Machine Shop requiring R + D input.
  • Contract Department: supply of instruments, sub-assemblies and parts, provision of labour as required to help with contract completion.
  • Sales: Technical queries raised from customers, delivery timescales on products and service.
  • Purchasing: Queries from suppliers.
  • External contractors/suppliers on specific issues as agreed with Operations Manager and Machine Shop Manager.

    Participates in and discusses:

  • Planning manufacturing schedules.
  • Health and Safety issues.

    Decisions and Recommendations

    Makes recommendations on:

  • Short term manufacturing schedules to meet production schedules (contracts, stock etc.).
  • Best deployment of labour and facilities to meet schedules.
  • Actions to correct off standard (quality and quantity) conditions.
  • Actions over facility faults and breakdowns.
  • Modifications to department schedules due to faults and breakdowns.For more information on this fantastic opportunity of working for a client with an excellent reputation, please contact the Brite Team today.
  • Reference: 34332122

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