Multi-skilled CNC Machinist (Pref Milling bias, M-F Days)

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  • Permanent
  • Wrexham

Multi-skilled CNC Machine Programmer / Setter / Operator with experience of manufacturing components in various metals required for a permanent position in Wrexham, Clwyd area. The salary is negotiable (dependent on experience and qualifications) plus excellent benefits. The CNC Miller / Turner will work 40 hours (Mon – Fri days, plus possible o/t). This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a globally recognised company who design and manufacture their own custom built machinery, with security and long term career prospects.


  • Negotiable salary (dependent on experience and qualifications)
  • Hours of work 8am – 4pm (40 hours per week, 30 minute lunch paid), possible flexi-time
  • O/T payable at 1.5x
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Company pension (4% employee / 5% employer after one year’s service)
  • Healthcare scheme

The successful Multi-skilled CNC Machinist Programmer / Setter / Operator (Pref Miller Bias) day to day duties will include:

  • Machines parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
  • Select appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
  • Sets up, adjusts, and operates all the basic machine tools and many specialised or advanced variation tools to perform precision machining operations.
  • Aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Calculate GD&T using mathematical knowledge and standard measuring equipment
  • Inspect and test completed units to detect defects and ensures conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Program, retrieve, set and operate CNC and manual machines.
  • Maintains industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

To be suitable for this Multi-Skilled CNC Machinist role you must have the following experience / characteristics:

  • Ideally be a time served or completed relevant apprenticeship as a CNC / Manual machinist.
  • Recent experience of being able to program, set and operate CNC milling machine centres.
  • Must be able to read engineering drawings.
  • Experience of using dimensional measuring equipment for quality checks.
  • Keen attention to detail, excellent problem solving and organisational skills, able to multi-task / work under pressure and willingness to work as strong team member.
  • Creative approach for generating new and innovative ideas.

To be more suitable for CNC Turner / Miller (Bias) role you will have

  • Knowledge of Hurco mills and XYZ mill/lathe and HAAS lathe
  • Relevant qualifications in manual machining / CNC machining.
  • Operated and set manual milling / lathe machines
  • Able to program Fanuc, Siemens and MS windows controlled CNC machines.

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The successful CNC Machine Programmer / Setter / Operator will need to be flexible as there may be over time. You will have had 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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