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CNC Machine Programmer / Operator

Ref no. BHN566718
Location Hertfordshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Want to join a company a trusted and reputable company; with generations of expertise in mission-critical, multi-domain communications, command and control, cyber security and electronic warfare?

Key skills required for this role

CNC Machine Programmer / Operator


CNC Machine Programmer / Operator

Job description

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: This role will be full-time onsite.

Want to work for a successful business, providing cutting edge solutions across the globe?

A trusted and reputable company; with generations of expertise in mission-critical, multi-domain communications, command and control, cyber security and electronic warfare!

The company have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

Our ideal candidate will be responsible for programming, setting up, and operating a CNC lathe to produce precision components according to engineering drawings and specifications, working in our new, clean, air-conditioned machine shop.

Additionally, the ideal candidate must also have experience in running vertical machining centres to produce precision components. This includes knowledge of programming, setting up, and operating VMC's using CAM software and G-Code.


  • Create and implement machining strategies and action plans, as directed by the Machine Shop Team Leader, to ensure that the manufacturing facility supports the business strategic objectives.
  • Manufacture products and work with engineering to provide input to new developments and legacy products.
  • Work within a small, multi-disciplined team, operating and maintaining the equipment with focus on operating CNC Mills and lathes.
  • Interpret engineering drawings to determine dimensions and tolerances of the finished work piece.
  • Be able to sequence operations, tooling, programming and setup requirements to manufacture components efficiently.
  • Liaise with Quality on non-conformance & suggest resolution activities.
  • Maintain batch traceability on raw material delivered and usage on Shop Orders.
  • Ability to recognize, solve & implement required changes for machining related problems.
  • Work in co-operation with Manufacturing team to ensure product meets the agreed standard.
  • Ensure that production documentation is kept up-to-date, accurate and legible.
  • Manage security of information as defined in the Information Security Policy.

Experience needed:

  • CNC Lathe and Milling Machine Programming, Setting & Operating
  • Familiar with speeds and feeds for Aluminium and Stainless Steel
  • Understanding of programming languages FANUC, ProtoTRAK, G-Code


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous
  • Haas/XYZ/Bridgeport Machine Experience
  • Manual Turning & Milling
  • Use of 3D Modelling software (Solidworks HSM or Fusion 360 or OneCNC)
  • Basic CMM experience

For full information, please get in touch!

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