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Cnc Machine Operator






Posted: 16/03/2023

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Manual and CNC machinist required for our client in Alton. You will work as part of a close-knit production team. It is paramount that you are a time served CNC / Manual Machinist with a strong understanding and awareness of the requirement to produce accurate and quality finished parts and fittings in a productive manner at all times.


* To operate all required machinery such as lathes, drills, saws, presses, mills, punch machine and grinders for the manufacturing of engineered components, following company operating and quality procedures.

* Produce machined parts by setting up, and operating CNC machines.

* Determine the fixtures, attachments and tools necessary to complete jobs according to specifications.

* With your existing tool knowledge, assist the Machine Shop Supervisor in creating new methods of manufacturing.

* Carry out the manual machining of jigs to aid machining productivity.

* As required assist within the powder coating paint plant process.

* To report any drawings that exceed the working parameters of our machines and recommend drawing changes that could result in better efficiency and quality of components.

* Assist the CAD Technician in the creation of specific machine set-up and step by step instructions of use for the creation of all components for all machines to assist with our succession and continuity planning.

* To self-inspect all work that you have carried out on a component in accordance with our quality procedures.

* Report any quality failures or problems related to the operation of the machines to the Machine Shop Supervisor.

* To ensure that working areas are kept to the highest level of cleanliness.

* To follow the company’s health and safety and environmental policies.

* Maintain procedures and document management systems to maintain ISO accreditation and its continuing audit along with any other QMS as instructed by the Company.

* Undertake any other reasonable tasks as directed by the Machine Shop Supervisor and/or Senior Management.


* You should have a good mechanical and technical aptitude, receive and undertake instruction well alongside a willingness to learn and further develop your existing skills.

* Ideally, time served with at least 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing / engineering environment is an essential requirement along with being CNC trained.

* Must possess the ability to set up and operate CNC mill and lathe.

* Ideally have a good understanding of CNC programming.

* Experienced in manual machining such as milling, turning, and grinding and working with a variety of materials.

* Capable of selecting and setting of the correct tooling to maximise quality and efficiency.

* Working as part of a small team it is essential to be dependable and self-motivated with a flexible approach.

* Willingness to cross train across other production departments as and when required.

* Physical strength and stamina (role is primarily standing with the exception of breaks and lunch period).

* Ability to lift medium to heavy objects.

Days & hours of work: Monday to Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm (40 Hours Paid)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £30,000.00 per year

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