CNC Setter Operator - Part Programming

Gap Professional
17 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

CNC Setter/Operator -Part Programmer

Are you a skilled Machinist with Programming experience looking for a new opportunity?
Our client is a leading Aerospace company based in the Tamworth location.

This position is responsible for the efficient, productive, day to day setting and operation of specified 3 and 5 axis machine tools (Mazatrol biased) within our Machining Cell in Tamworth.
Job Specification:

  • Experience in setting and operating 3 and 5 axis CNC machining centres using mainly Mazatrol/ISO CNC programmes.
  • Experience in editing existing 3 and 5 axis CNC machining programmes in Mazatrol/ISO.
  • Experience in both milling and turning,
  • Experience in machining low volume, very high value, exotic materials ( ie Titanium,etc)
  • Experience in completing self-inspection of high value machined parts using both manual and CMM inspection equipment.
  • Flexible in terms of working any of a 3 shift pattern as required
  • Willingness to work overtime as and when required.

Very Desirable

  • Experience in setting and operating 3 and 5 axis machines as follows: Mazak Integrex 400,(live tooling) Mazak FJV,3 axis; Mazak 5 axis VTC, Mazak Nexus Mill turn , etc.
  • Fully conversant with working to Aerospace standards / AS9100 Quality stds.
  • Team leader /coaching experience.


  • Experience in setting/operating wire erosion machines - EDM.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles i.e. 5S, TPM , Visual Management
  • GCSE's or equivalent in both Maths and English.
  • A good standard of handwriting.
  • Computer literate - Microsoft Office, Excel, etc.
  • Experience of working with electronic MRP / DNC systems.(SAP etc)
  • Trained in overhead crane / vacuum lifting equipment / Fork Lift Trucks
  • First Aid /Fire Marshall training

Shifts are AM and PM rotation

If this is the opportunity you have been looking for, please apply today

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