CNC Turner

Posted 9 March by GEM Premium People Ltd

Position Summary

Responsible for the safe day-to-day running of an allocated machine and to ensure that all manufacturing targets are achieved.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • CNC and Manual turning.
  • NC Milling.
  • Radial Arm Drilling.
  • Vertical Boring.
  • Working to and conducting accurate checks on tight tolerances required.
  • Fork lift truck driving.
  • Lifting and slinging.
  • Use of FARO arm.

Set Up and Assignment of Tasks

  • Liaise with Tool Preparation Operatives to ensure the timely provision of all required materials and tools.
  • Create from new or amend current set up sheets for use by all employees and to a standard format.
  • Ensure that all CNC and Manual machines are set up within target time and as outlined on the set-up sheet.
  • Check all first components.
  • Ensure full understanding of all production requirements and implement measures to remain competent and able to produce conforming components.


  • Maintain and continually develop knowledge of all machinery and processes.
  • Produce components within agreed cycle times.
  • Produce components that conform to all specifications listed on engineering drawings.
  • Produce components that satisfy all internal quality control measures.
  • Maintain visual checks throughout the process and take corrective action where required.
  • Maintain to target and improve performance in relation to efficiency, quality, 5S and health and safety.
  • Dress components in cycle and as and when appropriate.
  • Ensure components are marked up with all relevant information.


  • Use inspection equipment (Vernier, Micrometer, PI tape, CMM and FARO) to ensure that all components are manufactured as per the relevant engineering drawing within the tolerances stated.

Material Handling

  • Use forklift trucks as required to collect and return material, components and other engineering items from designated areas.
  • Ensure the correct and safe storage of all components and materials.
  • Watch for, reduce and eliminate FOD wherever possible.


  • Ensure correct segregation of waste as per environmental requirements.


  • Conduct daily maintenance checks on allocated machinery and report major maintenance issues to the Cell Leader.
  • Complete minor maintenance on allocated machinery within the boundaries of capability.
  • Review and identify tooling, roller, cutter or other engineering components and report for repair or manufacture.


  • Complete daily machine, inspection, shadow board and maintenance checks before reporting any issue to the Cell Leader or Supervisor.
  • Maintain cast numbers to allow work to be easily traced.


  • Maintain regular and timely communication with Cell leader and/or Supervisor in respect to all daily production activities.

Shift Pattern

  • Days only: Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm, Friday 8.00am - 1.00pm.

Required skills

  • CNC Mill

Reference: 34645904

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