CNC Machinist / Setter Operator (Twilight Shift)

Gap Personnel
Gloucester, UK
24 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, a reputable based company who are looking for a CNC Machinist / Setter Operator (Twilight Shift)

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Hours of work: Twilight Shift 2.30pm to Midnight, Monday to Thursday (36hrs)
Salary: £23,000


The Machinist/Setter Operator reports to the CNC Team Leader and he/she will be expected to set up and operate manual lathes and milling machines as well as handling, loading and setting fixture plates and support jigs onto 3-axis and 5-axis machines in a one-off or low batch machining environment.


* Set up and operate CNC milling machines

* Work to tight machining tolerances and thoroughly check his/her own work (use of verniers)

* Perform in process batch inspection of CNC machined parts

* Work to 2D drawings and job specifications with the minimum of supervision, after training.

* Monitor the condition and stock levels of tooling in your area, reporting any shortages or actions needed


* Ideally time served apprentice / engineer in mechanical engineering

* Experience in operating CNC machines with Heidenhein and Mazatrol controllers

* Working on own initiative in a machine shop environment

* Ability to read and interpret 2D machining drawings and 3D CAD models, including tolerances and surface finish specificatinos

* Experience in hand finishing of metal components & bench fitting, hand-tapping, deburring etc

* Good understanding of manufacturing processes


* Excellent housekeeping, timekeeping and reliability

* Confident team player

* Excellent communication skills

* Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Closing date is 23rd September

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