CNC Machine Setter Operator

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Location: Halstead, Essex
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 913386
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A leading UK Supplier of premium building products, systems and solutions based in Halstead is recruiting for a CNC Machine Setter Operator due to continued growth.

Key requirements:

  • Proven experience as a CNC Machine Setter Operator / Programmer.
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools.
  • Previous setting/programming knowledge of CNC multi-spindle machines.
  • Previous Mazak CNC machine experience is advantageous.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Tool setting.
  • Part inspection.

The role will involve:

  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle.
  • Produce components in accordance with layouts, drawings, sketches, production orders or verbal instructions, working to the stated limits of tolerance.
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g., speed).
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines.
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools.
  • Test the operation of machines periodically.
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift.
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws.
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products.
  • Maintain activity logs.
  • Use of cranes and forklifts.

Working hours: 40-hour week

  • Day shift:
  • Monday to Thursday, 7.30am to 4.30pm.
  • Friday, 7.30am to 1.30pm.

The role offers excellent company benefits:

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme.
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme.
  • Quarterly Employee Recognition Scheme.
  • Benefits Hub (Discounts, Rewards and Perks on 1,000s of brands).
  • Health and Wellbeing Employee Assistance Platform.
  • Free parking on-site is available.


Just Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent roles.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates.


Contact Tracey Bates to talk about this role on 01376 517079