CNC Programmer/ Operator ( Miller)

CNC Miller Programmer/ Operator- ( Fanuc) with experience of manufacturing components in Stainless Steel / Aluminium required ASAP for a permanent role in Knutsford / Warrington Area. Salary is £23,800 – ( £29,750 inclusive of 25% shift uplift, salary dependent on experience and qualifications). The basic working week is 40 hours/week (Mon – Fri double days – 6am-2pm & 2:30pm-10:30pm) plus possible O/T.

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 communications

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 at GPW Recruitment on 01744 454300 or e-mail