CNC Machinist – GPW Ref: E105683

Position: CNC Machinist

Full time, Rolling 4 days on/off shift pattern

Job Purpose:

Responsible for programing, setting and operating CNC milling machines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Loading and Unloading Machining fixtures
  • Setting a range of Five Axis and Three Axis Machines
  • Using measuring equipment such as micrometres, Vernier’s, plug gauges, screw gauges, ring gauges
  • Carrying out regular Maintenance and Cleaning of Machines and Tools.
  • Good understanding of CNC Programming
  • A good understanding of drawings and geometric tolerances
  • Good understanding of component drawings
  • Fanuc Controller experience would be beneficial

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Methodical Approach
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic, flexible, team player who is also able to use their own initiative & is a self-starter.
  • Able to follow Work Instructions/Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Strong communicator.
  • Open to working shift patterns
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Able to work in high pressure manufacturing environment

Health and Safety

  • Contributes to risk assessments and safe working practices.
  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures whilst actively participating in the efforts to create and maintain a zero harm work place culture.
  • Challenges non-compliant employees on safety policies and procedures. Reports to senior management if necessary.
  • Attends safety training courses as required.

Continuous Improvement

  • Actively seeks out and identifies Continuous Improvement Opportunities


  • Liaises with relevant departments as required.
  • Actively participates in cross function projects to ensure that goals are achieved and solutions implemented.


  • Works effectively as part of a team or using own initiative in a busy manufacturing environment.
  • Actively engages in discussions and openly supports team decisions.

Skill Set

  • Prior experience using an CNC Machine Essential
  • Experience of working to ISO9001 or AS/EN9100 quality approvals Desirable
  • Experience of working in the aerospace/defence/automotive sector Desirable


  • Time Served Apprenticeship