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Job title

CNC Operator

Ref no. BHN567136
Location Erith, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our client based in Erith required an Experienced CNC Setter/Operator

Key skills required for this role

CNC, Machine operator


CNC, machine operator

Job description

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Setting and operating any of the company's VMC CNC machines, as required
  • Performing First Off`s, checking dimensional quality & amending machine settings in pursuit of component design requirements
  • Operating to an acceptable production target whist maintaining a high standard of quality where 'right-first-time' is paramount
  • Maintaining computer records on tool usage relating to barrel & other matched machined parts
  • Setting up and operating all types of manual machining equipment, covering milling, turning, grinding and marking processes

Required Skills

  • Previous experience as a CNC Setter Operator with both Fanuc and Heidenhain based CNC programming
  • Experience in the use of One CNC
  • Experience in the manipulation and modification of customers' CAD models
  • An excellent attention to detail & mechanical dexterity when dealing with small precision parts
  • Problem identification and rectification
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and comprehension of geometric tolerancing
  • Good working knowledge of both ISO 9001 and AS9100 Quality Systems
  • Good communication skills with appreciation of supporting department Design, Purchasing & Inspection needs
  • A high level of pro activity and problem solving both as an individual & as part of a team
  • The physical ability to carry out manual handling tasks
  • The ability to follow processes accurately
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Enthusiasm, professional attitude and willingness to learn

Desirable skills

  • Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Licence
  • An understanding and knowledge of CNC turning
  • EMD experience


  • Salary £28,000 - £33,000
  • 20 days (5 weeks) holiday + bank holidays that fall on a Monday (7 days)
  • Overtime payments at 1.5X hourly rate / Sunday & B/H at 2X hourly rate
  • Life assurance (post-probation) of 2X salary
  • Pension (post-probation) of 5% employee / 3% employer contribution
  • Engagement activities vary per year. Last year's Xmas party theme was a James Bond casino night! (fully paid bar & hotel room for employee +1)
  • Perkbox membership (discounts with 100's of retailers)
  • EAP (24/7 mental health support including face to face counselling) support for you and your household
  • Annual performance potential bonus (last 2 years were 5% of salary)
  • Annual salary review for all employees (last year was 5% increase)
  • Full uniform provided
  • Sick pay (post-probation) 1-month full pay followed by 1 month half pay for long-term sick / 1 week (4 days) full pay for sporadic sickness

Hours of work Mon-Thur 06:30 - 16:20 with the availability to work overtime on a Friday at 1.5X hourly rate.

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