CNC Setter Operator

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Functional Expertise
Engineering, Manufacturing and Production
Salary Type
Job ID

Job Description

CNC Setter / Operator

Based in Whitstable

Salary Highly competitive DOE

Hours 37.5 per week

Permanent role


Do have a strong knowledge base in operating CNC machine tools?

Do you have experience with CNC Lathes?


Our client, a leading manufacturer based in East Kent, is looking for a new CNC Setter/Operator to join their expanding and successful team. As the successful candidate, you will set and operate CNC multi-tasking lathes to manufacture components from raw materials.


Key Responsibilities for the role of CNC Setter/Operator

  • Setting and operating CNC multi-tasking lathes
  • Inspecting work produced using measuring equipment to Engineer drawings and reporting any quality defects to supervision
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance checks on machines, including maintaining good housekeeping standards and reporting any issues promptly to supervision
  • Optimising efficiencies through reduced set-up and cycle times, plus tool life monitoring
  • Deburring, cleaning, final inspection, and completion of all traceability documentation


Person specifications for the role of CNC/Setter role

  • Must be educated to GCSE or equivalent in Maths & English grade C or higher
  • Practical, hands-on experience setting and operating CNC lathes, within a minimum of 4 axis
  • Previous experience in cycle time reduction, tool management and optimisation
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines would be extremely useful
  • Experience in reading Fanuc-based programs would be required for this role
  • Ability to read and comprehend engineering drawings is essential to the role
  • Must have a good housekeeping ideology & good H&S standards


If you are determined and dedicated, then this vacancy could be the key to unlocking a great career with real potential.


About Morgan Jones

Morgan Jones Limited acts as an employment agency. By applying, you accept the Terms & Conditions as well as the Privacy, Cookie, and Data Retention Policy which can be found on our website.

Due to the high volume of applicants we see, if you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

To view other great opportunities, visit our website or follow Morgan Jones on your favourite social networks Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn.