CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator

CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator

Are you an experienced CNC Machinist with experience programming, setting and operating?

Do you want to join a growing team as part of an already established engineering company?

GPW are looking to recruit a CNC Machinist for a Knowsley based company. You must be experienced programming, setting, and operating CNC lathes and milling machines.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Programming, setting, and operating CNC machines.
  • Safely prove out new programs.
  • Present components for first off inspect, and when required perform first off on colleague.
  • Required to run small, medium or large batch production runs.
  • Capable of inspecting work produced during operations using measuring equipment to engineering drawings.
  • To work overtime when required.
  • Be part of the team responsible for all aspects of manufacturing, quality and maintaining a clean working environment within the dept.
  • Willingness to learn at all times and help develop new methods, procedures, tooling etc.

Essential qualities

  • Time served.
  • Practical, hands on experience setting and operating CNC lathes; CNC milling machines, using Fanuc, Okuma, Mitsubishi, and Siemens controls.
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings.
  • Able to work as a team member, or on your own with minimal supervision.
  • Must have a “can do attitude”
  • Good communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft excel.


Working hours 08:00 – 16:30 Monday to Thursday and 08:00 – 15:30 on a Friday.

The role is hourly paid dependent on experience, overtime is also paid at x1.5

To apply for the role of CNC Machinist please click apply now.