CNC Miller/ Programmer/ Setter

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CNC Miller/ Programmer (Fanuc) with experience of manufacturing components in Stainless Steel / Aluminium required ASAP for a Permanent role in Knutsford / Warrington Area.

Salary is £23,000 – £25,000 (£29,175 – £31,250 inclusive of 25% shift uplift, salary dependent on experience and qualifications).

Working Hours: 40 hours/week (Mon – Fri double days – 6am-2pm & 2pm-10pm) plus possible O/T.


  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays – increasing 1 day/year to max of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Bonus Scheme Availability of bonus depends on company performance and is discretionary
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Overtime at 1.5x for midweek and weekends.

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 Setter / 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

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

  • Must have previous experience of setting / operating Fanuc controlled CNC milling machines
  • Ideally be a time served or completed relevant apprenticeship as a CNC / Manual machinist
  • Programming experience.
  • Previous experience of manufacturing stainless steel / aluminium parts.

The successful CNC Miller Setter / 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.

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