CNC Setter/Operator

Posted 26 February by Cordant People

Cordant People are recruiting for a time served engineer with CNC Turning experience on 3 and 4 axis machines.

Main Purpose of Job

For the position of Setter/ Operator you should have proven experience in a CNC Machine Shop environment with previous experience of programming CNC machines with Fanuc controls. You will also produce precision components using a variety of plastics such as PTFE, Acetal, Nylon, etc, from 2D computer drawings and paper drawings; Generate CNC programmes using G-Code programming.

Main Duties

Create, load, examine and modify CNC programmes.

Set up tools and load materials into CNC machine.

Carry out machining of components.

Carry out inspection, including first-off inspection to the authorised level.

Identify and report drawing errors and suggest improvements.

Make a positive contribution to maintaining a workplace that is safe, neat

and tidy.

Carry out any other duties reasonable within capability as required by the Line Manager.

Ultimately your input should result in increased efficiencies and add to and increase of in-house capabilities.

Essential Requirements:

Fully skilled time served engineer with CNC Turning experience on 3 and 4 axis machines.

CNC Programming experience in programming in G-Code (G&M code, Macro) and in using 3,4 -axis FANUC or conversational controls.

Used to working to fine tolerances with various plastic compounds.

Able to interpret engineering drawings.

Able to use a wide variety of measuring equipment.

You must have sound technical knowledge of the machine shop and its workings and be able to work with and advise your fellow team members to ensure customer specifications are met at all times.

Computer literacy and strong communication skills are also essential.

A strong awareness of health and safety considerations within a machine shop environment.

Applicants should have a good general standard of education.

Excellent written and spoken English.

Experience of inputting production data into production business system.

Hours of work

Monday to Friday 7.30am-4pm, this may move to 6-2/2-10.


Between 22-26k dependant on experience.

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

Required skills

  • CNC Programming

Reference: 34553792

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