CNC Programmer Setter Operator - Milling


Location: Smethwick

Hours: Monday - Friday - 2pm-10pm

To produce accurate machined milled parts to specific standards, on-time, maintaining quality, tolerances, safety standards, and within budget based on the project plan


  • Use CNC millers (Hurco’s or Mikron) to their maximum efficiency within the constraints of the manufacturer’s operating instructions.
  • Accurately produce CNC programs for the machining of in-house and sub-contracted parts.
  • Provide cover for existing CNC operators when required or deemed necessary by the supervisor or management.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex engineering drawings.
  • Ability to accurately read and use measuring equipment.
  • Able to set and operate either Winmax or Heidenhain controlled machines, and edit programmes.
  • Ability to use all machines within an engineering environment, Millers, Lathes, Surface Grinder, Pillar Drillers etc.
  • Understanding of lean production/world class manufacturing concepts and tools.
  • Able to deliver results within a fast-moving, quality conscious manufacturing business.
  • Commercial and financial awareness with an understanding of the impact of failure with regards to business costs, production targets and fulfilment of customer orders.
  • Able to adapt, including to new technology, machinery and equipment.
  • Engages interest and participation of other and has a collaborative approach to working together.


  • Engineering apprenticeship or equivalent experience.
  • A strong robust engineering background, preferably within the cold roll forming industry/toolmaking/Milling environment.
  • CNC programming.
  • Edgecam software knowledge desirable


  • Use ERP(Baan/LN), Preventative Maintenance/Asset Management systems.
  • Problem solving
  • Health, Safety and Environmental mindset
  • Understanding of lean production/world class manufacturing concepts and tools.

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