CNC Setter/Programmer Turning

Hastings 32K - 40K Permanent

Job Reference: JOB-16328

Following significant new contract awards, a rapidly growing precision machining business supporting a diverse range of sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, Defence & Industrial has a new vacancy for a CNC Machinist (Turning). Candidates are sought with experience programming & setting CNC machinery to produce complex components working on Fixed/Sliding head machines

Commutable from: Eastbourne, Hailsham, Bexhill, Hastings, Southborough, Heathfield, Newhaven, Crowbrough

Salary: £32,000 - £40,000 + pension + benefits + bonus

Suitable for: CNC Programmer, CNC Setter, CNC Machinist, Setter/Operator

The Role

  • Creating CNC programs utilizing both CAD/CAM software and manual programming techniques to achieve efficient and effective manufacture of machined parts on Fixed/Sliding Head CNC Lathes.
  • Production of NPI new product ensuring that best possible programming / work holding and tooling solutions are being used.
  • Create documentation and toolkits as required to ensure future production runs can be carried out effectively
  • Complete updates of tooling and process information following the production run to ensure all relevant information is accurately captured and available for future setting of the component production.
  • Input daily setting and production information into the production scheduling system and update the visual management systems
  • Operation of machines during production runs, ensuring high standards of quality are always maintained.
  • Managing of machine tooling during production, managing tool wear offsets and counters.


The Person

  • Strong background in Fixed/Sliding-Head CNC machining
  • Experience in design & creation of 3d models.
  • Ability to develop complex machining strategies and plan production processes
  • including the selection and specification of work holding and tooling.
  • High attention to detail in all aspects of work including Programming, Setting,
  • Production and Quality Assurance.
  • Strong understanding of NC programs and structure. Ability to read program code and identify programming errors.
  • Strong knowledge of materials, tooling, tooling geometry, tooling grades, and cutting data.
  • Ability to use measurement equipment and a strong knowledge of first principles measurement devices and techniques.


For more information and to apply for the role of CNC Machinist, please send a CV to Jarrod Sellers.

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