CNC Setter

Hymec Aerospace
£8.50 to £13.00 Per year
30 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: CNC Setter

Shift: 06.00-14.00/ 11.00-19.00 weekly rotation

Hourly Rate: £8.50-£13.00

Overtime: Time and a quarter during the week. Time and a half at weekends

Job purpose Summary

To accurately set and run 3, 4 and 5 axis CNC milling machines in order to manufacture complex high variety low volume components.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Read, understand and examine engineering drawings and specifications to determine appropriate method, sequence of operations and machine setting
  • Select and fix work-holding devices and appropriate cutting, shaping, and/or forming tools
  • Produce robust set ups which are poka-yoke and work with operators to ensure they understand loading instruction
  • Operate automatic or manual controls to clock vices/ fixture and set datums
  • Repositions workpiece, change tools and reset machine as necessary during production run
  • Instruct operator on the safe and correct method of operation of the machine
  • Self-inspect to customer required tolerances
  • Accurately select tooling, use measuring equipment
  • Set and safely operate machinery: 3,4 and 5 Axis machines
  • Work in accordance to the standards required by the company and their customers
  • Problem solve and work often on own initiative
  • Continue to help/improve work environment and carry out housekeeping duties in line with 5S.

Additional Information:

  • The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Working shifts:

  • Double Days: 1 week 06.00 – 14.00 and 1 week 11.00 – 19.00
  • Nights: 19.00 – 06.00


  • Engineering apprentice trained
  • Good level of English: Level B1 CEFR minimum


  • Robust engineering background
  • At least 2 years working in an engineering manufacturing environment CNC experience preferred: Fanuc/Heidenhain/Siemens
  • Working autonomously
  • Setting up best practice


  • Accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Verbal communication

Personal Qualities

  • Can – do attitude
  • Resilient
  • A willingness to learn and develop further
  • Ability to build relationships with people at all levels

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