CNC Lathe Programmer Setter Operator

Oldbury, West Midlands
Attractive hourly rate depending on experience
21 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
Contract Type

Established over 30 years
29-35 Cyprus Street, Oldbury, West Midlands B69 4XD
Telephone: 0121-544 3322

CNC Lathe Programmer, Setter and Operator (Fanuc controls)  - online & offline programming.

Due to retirement we have a vacancy at our engineering facility in Oldbury.

Harwell Engineering is a precision engineering company specialising in machining batch castings and the manufacture of precision tools, components and parts for jigs & fixtures.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Create programs for CNC machines for new and existing jobs as needed.
  • Set and operate production CNC machine(s).
  • Lead and assist all machine setters and operators where needed.
  • Analyse all sketches and drawings when asked.
  • Design basic jigs and fixtures if needed. Identify and resolve any errors and assist in problem solving.
  • Analyse and select all cutting tools and cutting speeds for CNC programs.
  • Monitor CNC programs and ensure accuracy.
  • Prepare and verify set up documents for new jobs.
  • Assist in ensuring all tooling is properly stored and accounted for.
  • Assist in ensuring all drawings, programs and job information is stored correctly.
  • Dimensionally check parts using the Co-ordinate Measuring Machine as required (training to be given when needed).
  • Ensure the quality and quantity of output required on a job is as per company standards specified.
  • Act in compliance with the company Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Assist in all areas of production as required.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Extensive CNC machine on-line programming, setting and operating experience is essential.
  • Proven track record of leading a small team of 3+ setters and operators.
  • Ability to take a job from a drawing to completion right first time.

Attractive Hourly rate depending on experience.

Future Prospects within the company.

Due to further expansion the Company also has a requirement for engineers, experienced quality control inspectors, CAD/CAM designers, general setters/ operators and fitters please forward your CV for consideration.

 Applications should be submitted by post, in person or via email to Harwell Engineering


We appreciate skills learnt through time-served and actively encourage retired or semi-retired candidates to apply with the potential for flexible working or part time hours to suit the right candidates

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