Machine Operator

Date Posted:

June 12, 2019, 8:46 a.m.

Work schedule

Continuing full split


Full time


United Kingdom


Not specified/Negotiable


Depending on the position



Job Title: CNC Setter / Operator

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 inclusive of shift premium (depending on experience)

Location: Hastings



Job Overview:


  • Machinists prepare detailed numerical control programs for use in production on numerical controlled machinery; they run the EDM, including programming, setup and operation.
  • Every team member is responsible for maintaining housekeeping and organization of the work area as well as following the company’s EH&S policies and procedures.





  • To set and operate first operation CNC machines and support with setting and/or operating second operation machines as required ensuring parts are to the correct quality specified on the drawing and routing instructions, in line with the fundamental rules of component manufacture.
  • To assist in the training of others as required.
  • To understand priorities and to work towards achieving delivery objectives.
  • To work to maintain and improve time standards so that late jobs may be minimised.
  • To maintain a high level of house-keeping at all times in order that 5S+1 and health and safety standards may be maintained.
  • To make small fixtures and grind tools when necessary.
  • To observe health and safety regulations as laid down in company procedures and Government legislation.
  • To ensure all required maintenance is carried out in accordance to TPM plan.
  • To adhere to company procedures at all times.
  • When required, to carry out TEOA/KAISAN activities.
  • To carry out any other reasonable tasks as may be requested from time to time.



Experience Required:


  • A good basic standard of education is required with an engineering bias. 
  • The ability to follow standard works instructions is essential.   
  • Capable of working in a methodical way, with minimum supervision.
  • Experience of machine tools would be an advantage. 
  • HNC, HND or equivalent would be an advantage.  





Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation




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