CNC Milling Setters/Operators

Job Type: Permanent

Dorking, Surrey

Our client is a well-established manufacturer and renowned experts in precision machining.

£15 - £20/hour Great benefits

They supply global, blue-chip customers in industries including life sciences, medical devices and industrial applications. 

The Role:

They are looking for a skilled CNC Miller able to set and run complex, high precision parts machining. 

The person needs to be able to work on their own but also play a team role in handing over machines for operators to run to ensure that components are manufactured to the drawing and within tolerance.

The setter must also be able to multitask across a number of machines and be proactive to ensure components meet quality requirements.

The Candidate:

The position is suitable for someone with a significant track record in CNC milling complex parts. They will be used to mentoring others and taking responsibility for the quality of work. Ideally with some supervision experience, or willing and able to step up to this level. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Setting and running multiple CNC Milling machines (examples below):
    • Brother VMC
    • Dugard Twin Pallet VMC
      Dugard 4+1 Axis VMC
    • Fanuc Drill Mate
  • Liaise with Works Supervisor on timescales, planning, and scheduling jobs.
  • Carry out work on individual jobs as required
  • Ensure consistent quality of parts produced in your area
  • Be proactive in insuring work has all necessary tooling to avoid downtime
  • Reviewing and improving the way jobs are tooled and run
  • Insure all work and raw materials in your area are correctly identified with the relevant paperwork
  • Work with QA personnel on addressing any issues and supporting continuous improvement actions.

Essential Skills & Experience:  

  • Minimum 5 years CNC machining experience
  • Apprenticeship or technical qualification such as an HNC/HND or City & Guilds
  • Good knowledge of Fanuc and/or Siemens controls
  • Setting up fixtures, tooling and programmes
  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Very good eye for detail

Nice to have:

  • CNC Turning experience
  • Experience working with transparent plastic