CNC Setter & Operator

Based in East Sussex, our client is a highly successful engineering company with creativity at its core. The company has grown substantially in recent years and is ready to invest to continue that growth. They have a strong market position and a team that work together creating bespoke pieces, mostly in non-ferrous materials. They are looking for CNC Setter & Operator to work in their workshop and small foundry which produces high-quality bespoke luxury lighting, furniture & hardware.

Location: Eastbourne

If you are a hard-working, proactive person who takes pride & ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing, ambitious organisation, this could be your next long-term role.

Main function of role: To produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine. To ensure products made by CW meet both our clients and the company’s requirements whilst adhering to all applicable Quality and Health & Safety legislation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Producing quality parts matching customer’s specification
  • Preparing, setting and operating of CNC machines to perform required tasks
  • Understanding specifications of the task at hand and the desired result by reading technical/mechanical drawings etc
  • Preparing and loading raw materials and parts onto the machines
  • Continuously monitoring the machines while they execute the tasks, making any necessary adjustments to produce better results
  • Inspecting and measuring the finished parts to ensure quality expectations have been reached.
  • Maintaining equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions
  • Understanding the requirements to adhere to standard times and report on any deviances.

Essential requirements:

Ideally, applicants will have a minimum of two years’ experience within a CNC Manufacturing environment

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 7.30am to 4pm – 40 hours (1/2 hour unpaid lunch)

Salary: £10 – £12.50 per hour

Holidays 20 days paid holiday per year plus Bank Holidays

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