CNC Setter

Job Reference: WM – 2337

Location: Kent

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

CNC Setter


  • To schedule job loading on cell.
  • To complete tool setting/changeover for every production run.
  • To monitor production runs, addressing any first line problems and performing first line maintenance as required.
  • To arrange and load jobs for subcontract heat treatment and coating.
  • To manage and replace raw material in a way that ensures traceability.
  • To perform all health and safety checks on equipment daily.
  • To ensure all machinery, equipment & designated work area is kept clean and tidy, completing weekly clean down of machinery.
  • To maintain all machinery, tools and equipment in a working order.
  • To perform all QC checks on parts as directed.
  • To keep all files up to date with current settings’ sheets, material details, QC sheets and contact details.
  • To perform regular stock control of consumables (lubricants and tooling dies) and inform Procurement when raw materials and spares parts are required.
  • To support the Engineering team with the completion of risk assessments.
  • To continuously improve manufacturing processes, utilising the 5S methodology, that ensure fast, efficient and cost-effective production.

About You:

  • Understanding of mechanical systems.
  • Experience of using precision measuring equipment – Vernier calipers, gauges, visual CMM.
  • Practical problem-solver
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible
  • Able to manage demanding workload
  • Driven for continuous improvement
  • Proficient in IT
  • Understanding of cold form/press tooling.
  • Be an effective team player
  • Develop leadership skills in you and others
  • Maintain workplace and dress code protocol
  • Maintain vehicle protocol
  • Maintain communication in your team, with other teams, with your manager
  • The post holder is expected to be professional, co-operative and flexible in line with needs of the post, department and the needs of the business.
  • Qualification in Business Improvement Techniques or equivalent.
  • Counterbalance licence or willingness to study towards it, driving licence.

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