CNC Operator

Job Reference: WM – 2445

Location: Northamptonshire

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

CNC Operator


  • Setting up and running of Haas VMS with trunnion, UMC750, Bridgeports and CMS Ares 5 axis CNC machines.
  • Machining of patterns, moulds and component trimming for carbon fibre components.
  • The machining of different types of material including Tooling board, Aluminium, MCP and Carbon fibre.
  • Using Haas, Heidenhain and Fanuc controls effectively.
  • Using Setup sheets and drawings to machine various parts to a high level of accuracy, to tight deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Effective team player and communicator.
  • Following company procedures to insure efficient manufacture of parts and tooling.
  • Good verbal communication and listening skills
  • Measure all the parts machined to drawings

About You:

Social competences

  • Strong team player
  • An effective team worker alongside the current CNC team to ensure customer requirements are met and the highest levels of standards are followed
  • Excellent process adherence – understanding the importance of process and that if followed the outcome will be right
  • Efficiency
  • Honesty
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm
  • Openness to criticism and ideas, teamwork

Experience required

  • At least 2 years’ experience setting and running 3 & 5 axis CNC machines.
  • Experience of different CNC control panels.
  • The knowledge to machine different types of components from small aluminium inserts to large epoxy patterns.
  • The ability to use probes and lasers to set up tooling
  • Experience inspecting all p arts after completion.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK