CNC Setter/Operator

CNC Setter/Operator

Job Title: CNC Setter/Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Industry: Engineering
Reference: HQ00009843_1669285987
Contact Name: Jerry Hayman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 24 November 2022
Job Description

CNC Setter/Operator - £30,000 - £32,000 - Oxfordshire

Role: CNC Setter/Operator - 3/4 & 5 Axis

Field: Automotive/Scientific/Aerospace/CNC Machinist/CNC Milling/EDGECAM/Multi-Axis/FI/Nuclear

Salary range: £30,000 - £32,000 dependant on experience

Benefits: 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, company pension, opportunities of overtime which is paid at a premium rate

A prestigious and service orientated Machine Shop specialist are looking to appoint a CNC Setter/Operator to supply into industry leading organisations which include F1, Space Exploration, Fusion Energy, R&D and other high tech scientific operations.


  • Responsible for setting and operating 3/4 & 5 axis CNC Milling machines
  • Working from engineering drawings and producing batch production as well as one off's
  • Machine components from raw materials (metals) from engineering drawings
  • Utilise relevant measuring equipment i.e. preforming CMM Inspection and production reports
  • Involved in programming once trained up or to undertake this if you currently have the relevant experience


  • Craft apprentice scheme/mechanical qualifications or relevant industry experience
  • Experience within a precision engineering environment and working to tight tolerances
  • An understanding of CAD systems/drawing packages
  • Some CNC Programming would be beneficial with experience of EDGECAM/Fanuc (not essential)
  • Use of inspection tool such as CMM would be advantageous (not essential)
  • Working with a range of different metals i.e. aluminium, steel, etc
  • Previous experience of using 3/4/5 axis CNC Milling machines with various controls i.e. Haas, Fanuc, Mazatrol, Heidenhain

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-respected and long-established organisation. To be considered for this fantastic opportunity please send across an updated CV or call Jeremiah Hayman.

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