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Machine Shop Operator (CNC)

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    25,000 - 28750

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    LV - Crem - CNC - Fulbourn

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    9 months ago

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I am working with a company in Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire who are looking to appoint a Machine Shop Operator to work predominantly within the CNC milling department. A minimum of 2 years of experience working with CNC machines is required and a working knowledge of FANUC controls is a distinct advantage.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that health & safety and environmental precautions are followed and standards of cleanliness and tidiness are maintained
  • To work to the company standards and procedures
  • To set up new products on the CNC machines, recording information as required, ensuring output and quality targets are achieved and optimising production performance
  • Check and maintain tooling in the CNC machines, informing the machine shop manager of any requirements
  • Rectify any problems with parts or processes as they arise
  • Use personnel protective equipment as requested by the company
  • Be part of a team of people ensuring output and quality targets are achieved, optimising production performance
  • Train to be able to set up ancillary equipment as requested
  • To carry out regular maintenance and cleaning of the machines as required
  • To work within and encourage others to follow the company’s policies for attendance, lateness and break times
  • To look for and actively progress opportunities for continuous improvement within the production environment, especially in the machine shop.
  • To carry out any other duties deemed necessary by the management team


Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Cross train to be able cover other Operators & Team Leader
  • To translate information and drawings provided into effective CAM programs
  • To attend company training courses as further development in the role.
  • Train in the use of the CMM machine and associated measuring techniques
  • Weekend and shift working may be required.


Shift working patterns   

Mornings 06:00 – 14:00 Monday to Thursday and 06:00 – 13:00 Friday.

Evenings 14:00 – 22:00 Monday to Thursday and 13:00 – 20:00 Friday.


Overtime is available but not guaranteed at time & third of basic rate.


Pension scheme with the company’s contribution of 4%.

24 days Holiday per annum.

Annual Bonus based on quality & profit metrics

Progression opportunities in the future.

Death in service

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