CNC Miller

Our client is a precision engineering company providing high quality vacuum products and services for customers in science and semiconductor industry. They are currently looking for a CNC Miller – Setter / Operator to join their team in Hailsham.

Key Duties / Responsibilities of the CNC Setter / Operator: 

  • Set and Run proven and unproven programs, adjust work and/or tool co-ordinates and correct any errors.
  • Set tools and produce ‘First off’ parts to the correct quality.
  • Change from machine to machine at infrequent intervals.
  • Fulfil training programs deemed necessary to allow efficient performance of duties.
  • Maintaining of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.
  • Perform other duties from time to time, as may be required by the Company.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • HNC/HND in mechanical engineering or basic training of a craft apprenticeship
  • Must be experienced in CNC milling, setting and operating.
  • Must have experience in using multi axis machines.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and GD&T.
  • Ability to read & understand ISO and conversational machine programs.
  • Capable of using various machine controls (FANUC, Heidenhain or Siemens)
  • Understand how tools and material will react after & during machining.
  • Must have experience in machining flanges and component parts.
  • Understands requirements of On Time Delivery both internally and externally.

Desirable Skills and Experience: 

  • IT literate (Windows 7, MS Office).

We require all employees to have the following personal qualities / attributes:

  • High levels of motivation, enthusiasm.
  • Capable of working well in a team environment.
  • Good at listening to and following instructions.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Willing to contribute to the overall improvement and success of the business, working practices.
  • A positive attitude, co-operative, willing to comply with company policies and procedures and work constructively with colleagues.
  • Willing to commit to our core values.

Salary: negotiable, DOE

37 hour week, flexible working with a 12pm Friday finish.


  • 25 days plus bank holidays (some holiday may be needed for Christmas shutdown)
  • Company pension scheme employee 3% employer 6%
  • Life Insurance 4* annual salary rising to 6* if join the company pension
  • Occupational Health checks provided including an annual health check for all employees
  • Occupational Sick Pay (dependant on length of service 1-3 weeks full pay)
  • Annual eye check and assistance towards prescription glasses or safety glasses


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