CNC Machine Setter/Operator

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £18,000 - £19,750 per annum
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908355
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Just Recruitment is seeking a Machine Setter/Operator to join a busy manufacturing team based on the outskirts of Colchester.

If you have experience of CNC machining of timber components that will be of particular interest. A knowledge of hard and softwood species will be an advantage along with an understanding of FSC sustainable timber procedures.

Key Duties:

  • Machine setting.
  • Machine operation.
  • Checking tool and cutter condition and monitoring finishes to ensure tool replacement is carried out at right times.
  • Reading component data from workshop documentation including drawings and cutting lists.
  • Carrying out daily/weekly/monthly maintenance and cleaning of machinery to keep in good working order.

You will be:

  • Physically fit and able to lift and carry parts and materials and be experienced in group lifting activities when the need arises.
  • Comfortable with handling workshop documentation and learning the established works procedures.
  • Have a familiarity with timber machining and how cutter rotation in and out paths can affect quality finishing.
  • Be ready to assist others in any workshop duty that may not be connected with CNC machine operation.

With 28 days statutory annual leave (20 + 8) and the likelihood of overtime working, this will be a full-time position but subject to satisfactory completion of 6 months’ probation.

Contact Rosemary Black to talk about this role on 01787 881962