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CNC Machinist

Job Title: CNC Machinist
Reporting to: Production Manager _________________________________________________________________________

Role Summary:
To Set, Operate and program CNC Machine Tools to a very high standard.

To be able to produce high end components using the Machine Tools to dimensional accurate drawings within scheduled timescales.

Key Objectives:

  • Fully set and operate multi axis CNC machining centres.

  • Understand and be able to interpret a production schedule.

  • Load and operate said CNC machines so that the production plan is met.

  • Facilitate machine utilisation, set up the said CNC machine tools in order that an optimum duration of unmanned running is achieved.

  • Carry out in process inspection of components.

  • To hand Deburr and fettle detail components.

  • Be able to read and understand CNC Programmes, using the machine interface.

  • Ensure high level focus on 5 S's throughout.


  • To ensure that production schedules & performance targets are met within the framework of the Quality & Health & Safety Policies.

  • To ensure that the you are trained sufficiently to carry out the tasks allocated.

  • To support the Design & Technical function by providing information for SOPs and problem solving activities.

  • To be responsible for the quality of each product manufactured in the area of your responsibility that is ultimately shipped to the customer and it's conformance to the Quality standards.

  • Using the proved techniques, for continuous improvement and seek out opportunities for cost reduction and cost control, initially by concentrating on OTIF & NRFT.

  • Advise on such matters that affect the performance within your team which are not under your control.

  • Ensure that after inspection the product, it is progressed to the next process in the agreed manner and the systems are updated accordingly.

  • Ensure that all associated machines and tooling are kept in good working order at all times.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Able to CNC machine to clients standards.

  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings.

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively so that production throughput is maximised (measured by delivery against agreed date on the production schedules)

  • Adherence to required quality procedures (measured by non-conformance reports from the Quality Team)

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work to standards and specific instructions

  • Ability to identify and to question sub-standard process/product

  • PC Literate,

  • Problem solving techniques and ability to work on own initiative.

    (Logical and systematic approach)

  • Flexibility and willing to learn new skills