CNC Miller- Programmer/ Operator

GPW are recruiting for our client, who manufacture specialist purpose built machinery for supply to the food industry, they immediately require 3x CNC Miller Programmer/ Operator- ( Fanuc) with experience of manufacturing components in Stainless Steel / Aluminium Knutsford / Warrington Area.

The working hours are 10.30pm – 6.00am with the contract term running for up to 3 months, so the preferred candidates would be someone with experience of using FANUC controls and who can hit the ground running.

The salary for this role is £13-£15 per hour PAYE, dependent on experience and qualifications, and our client offer a shift uplift of £75 per week.

Job Purpose: To effectively produce machine components to the required quality and timescale and in accordance with the job specification/drawing and works order.

The successful CNC Miller Programmer/ Operator day to day duties will include:

  • Prioritise, in accordance with Team Leader’s instructions and work in progress requirements, works orders received from the Cutting Room
  • Ensure material received is to specification. Refer any inaccuracies to the Team Leader.
  • Identify and load the appropriate programme for the specific job, referring to the Pro-Engineer report. If no programme exists or a program error has occurred report to the Team Leader
  • Manufacture components to production deadlines ensuring the CNC / manual machines are operated safely and that the appropriate checks have been carried out
  • Ensure that the completed component is checked against the specification, is de-burred and engraved and blasted as required
  • Manufacture jigs and fixtures to aid the machining of components
  • Follow the machine maintenance schedule; respond appropriately and quickly to machine alarms.
  • Report any faults with the machine to the Team Leader
  • Carry out weekly 5S audits on area as requested by Team Leader
  • Deal professionally, competently and courteously with customers, suppliers and colleagues in problems and offer advice with verbal and written communication

To be suitable for this CNC Miller Programmer/ Operator role you must have the following experience / characteristics:

  • Must have previous experience of setting / operating Fanuc controlled CNC milling machines
  • Must have previous experience of using manual milling machine.
  • Ideally be a time served or completed relevant apprenticeship as a CNC / Manual machinist.
  • Must have undertaken formal training in CNC setting and operation.
  • Highly motivated and keen to succeed.

To be more suitable for this CNC Miller Programmer/ Operator role it would be more advantageous if you have the following skills / experience:

  • Ideally will have attended programming courses run by machine manufacturers.
  • Programming experience.
  • Relevant qualifications in manual machining / CNC machining.
  • Previous experience of manufacturing stainless steel / aluminium parts.
  • Previous experience of using Hitachi Seiki HiCells C.N.C machines.

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The successful CNC Miller Programmer/ Operator will need to be flexible and be able to work overtime with little notice. Will have previous experience of working in a busy manufacturing environment, you will have a standard-level education, have the relevant qualifications or experience, be punctual, conscientious, keen and have a practical approach to work.

If you are interested in the CNC Miller Programmer/ Operator role and have the required experience please click on the apply now button.

Alternatively, call Eddie on 01744 452006 or e-mail

Due to the demand for this type of role, we may not be able to speak to all candidates so please accept our apologies if this is the case.

You will be contacted within two working days if your application has proceeded to the next stage.