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CNC Setter/Production Operator


Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Job Type: Permanent

Salary / Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour

Start Date: 01/11/2021

CNC Operator/Setter – Newcastle under Lyme

Permanent job role  Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm

Working in a small team operating and setting CNC press machines – working from drawings you will be responsible for the high-quality machining and folding of products. Within this role, you will also work on and assist with general manufacturing activities when required including welding, power presses and roll forming.

  • Produce precision detailed, high-quality bent and folded parts to drawing specifications including the set up and use of CNC Press Brakes.
  • Ability to write programs for new parts.
  • Check and maintain quality using measuring equipment including verniers callipers, height gauges, protractors and tape measures.
  • Fully understand and interpret engineering drawings working in metric units.
  • Identify material types and check the raw material stock level.
  • Select correct programs and set machine parameters to ensure optimal performance of the equipment.
  • To complete daily safety checks to ensure machines and work equipment is in good working order.
  • Supervise the machines while they execute the tasks and make any necessary adjustments to produce a better result.
  • ·To undertake such operational and driving tasks as are allocated, ensuring compliance with standards of workmanship are adhered too.
  • To maintain all relevant documents as required, ensuring all are completed accurately on time
  • Responsible for day-to-day maintenance and care of any equipment and MHE which may be allocated.
  • Ensuring completion of any necessary maintenance sheets and reporting any fault to the Team Leader
  • Develop a ‘clean as you go culture’ ensuring that all welfare facilities, aisles, racking, stock, floor are

maintained to a high hygiene standard.

  • Responsible for referring any problems / issues identified in day-to-day activities to the Team Leader
  • To ensure personal compliance at all times with the company’s Health and Safety policies in accordance with

Health and Safety legislation and company best practice.

  • To attend any relevant training sessions to ensure you are fully equipped to perform your role effectively and

assist in the development of continuous improvement within the workplace.

  • To undertake duties and responsibilities as allocated in all warehouse’s as and when required.
  • Adopt a very flexible attitude to ensure all duties and expectations are met.
  • Participate in stock checks as and when required ensuring that you remain fully engaged and professional at

all time during each count process.

  • When requested, off load goods in to warehouse and ensure ‘good-in’ procedure is adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure compliance and continuous improvement of the Quality Management System


  • Precision Sheet Metalwork experience
  • Experience in setting and operating CNC Press Brakes
  • Experience in reading engineering drawings
  • Ability to work to close tolerances
  • Excellent communication and numeracy skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Can work either as a team or individually
  • Having good attention to detail

33 days hols including 8 bank holidays.


Hours: Monday to Friday




CNC, Setter, Production, Operator

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