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CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator

CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator
Competitive salary on offer
Permanent, Full Time

An opportunity has emerged for a CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator at a high-tech engineering and manufacturing facility based in Lichfield.

Our client has built a world class reputation for the niche engines ensuring that their product performs in several market sectors including: Aerospace, Marine, Automotive and Power Generation.

Customers range from first tier vehicle manufacturers to high performance niche sports cars and UAVs.

As a CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator your role will vary day-to-day.

Primarily it will include:

  • Running 5-axis machining centre
  • Programming CAM software (preferably Edgecam)
  • Manual machining/power tools (for example lathe and surface grinder)
  • Assisting with building engine and test rigs

Design, prototyping, research & development and manufacturing are all carried out onsite within their high-tech facility.

Most in-house manufactured components are bespoke, high value and low volume prototypes.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge in operating machining centres (preferably 5-axis Mazak)
  • Knowledge in CAM software (preferred: Edgecam but all software considered)
  • Knowledge in CMM operation and quality control
  • Good general engine knowledge
  • An appreciation of business demands
  • An awareness of environmental impacts, international standards and application integration of design ideas
  • Eagerness to learn and adaptive in approach


A mechanical qualification i.e.

HND, Degree level or equivalent relevant experiences will be considered.


Any required training will be given both on the job and via any specialised courses.

You will work as part of a team, which includes highly experienced and approachable engineers.

Hours and Work Environment:

38 hour week - Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.30pm (30 minute lunch), Friday 8.30am to 12.30pm.

Your work will be split between the workshop, test cells and design offices.

You will be required to provide a hands-on approach with the desire and ability to learn new skills where expected.

You may also be required to travel to meet clients and suppliers as dictated by the business.

COVID-19 Considerations:

To keep staff safe, COVID safe working systems have been implemented including social distancing, PPE and sanitisation arrangements.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent, full time
  • Rate: Market related
  • Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: i4 Recruitment
  • Contact: Dale King
  • Tel: 08452260677
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: i4R-DK2015
  • Posted: 2021-01-05 17:18:56 -

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