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CNC/Setter/Operator - 1009

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Job Type: Permanent

Our Client has an exciting and rare opening for a CNC/Setter/Operator - after training on days the role will work rotating shifts.



Salary:             Competitive with discretionary annual bonus

Benefits:          25 days leave + BH, rising to 27 days after 5 years

                        Free parking

                        OT when available

                        Monthly pay, pension etc

Location:         Hoo, Rochester, Kent – having your own transport is essential

Hours:             Whilst training working days

                        7.30am to 4.15, Monday to Thursday, 12.30 finish Friday

                        After training

                        Rotating shifts 6am to 2pm / 2pm to 10pm


The role of CNC/Setter/Operator is responsible for setting and operating CNC machines, programming experience is NOT essential.



CNC/Setter/Operator duties:


  • Working within the machining department ensuring the efficient running of CNC machines.


  • Supervision of the machine shop area and operators in the absence of the machine shop Supervisor.


  • Minimise machine set-up time.
  • Reporting any malfunctions of equipment and minimising machine down-time.


  • Responsible for maintaining the condition and stock levels of tooling.
  • Maximise material utilisation.


  • Work with stock control to maintain accurate stock levels of materials and manufactured components.


  • Generate reports detailing actual outputs verses targets.
  • Train others to use the machines as and when required.



Qualifications/ Experience:


  • Good level of education e.g. GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths.
  • Relevant apprenticeship and or 3 years’ experience of CNC operating/ setting


  • Experience of 5S in the workplace.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment.


  • Read and understand manufacturing drawings.
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Ability to work autonomously, using own initiative, managing oneself and workload


  • An organiser with the ability to prioritise and delegate.
  • Systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work autonomously.


  • A flexible approach to working hours.
  • Relevant CNC programming qualification. (Desirable NOT essential)


  • Experience on Fanuc and Mitsubishi systems and Moriseiki and Tornado machines. (Desirable NOT essential)


  • Working knowledge of Moriseiki and Tornado machines. (Desirable NOT essential)


To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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