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CNC programmer, setter & operator - Experimental Manufacturing

Tiger Resourcing Solutions Ltd

Posted on May 22, 2023 by Tiger Resourcing Solutions Ltd

Gillingham, Kent, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

CNC programmer, setter & operator - Experimental Manufacturing

Position Overview

To program, set and run various multi axis CNC machines to specified instruction and using feedback from part measurements,

Manufacture of high-precision complex components and assemblies.

Roles & Responsibilities


  • To adhere to company policies, standards and procedures including safety, quality, environment, and company Beliefs.
  • To follow department work requests
  • To provide clear status on task progress and workload
  • To participate in team meetings as applicable
  • To write, or contribute to continuous improvement of; work instructions, processes, test methods, etc

Responsibilities (Functional)

  • To carry out engineering tasks using CNC and manually operated machines and hand tools.
  • To use a variety of measuring equipment.
  • To follow manufacturing layouts, routings, and control plans.
  • To complete the necessary supporting documentation for each works order and produce status reports when requested.
  • To set up of process to establish 1st off sign off and maintain required quality standard.
  • To identifying standard tooling and equipment required for area of responsibility and maintaining availability of these items, ordering replacements, segregation for regrind, storage.
  • To conduct front line maintenance and basic fault diagnosis within the limits of training on equipment used.

Job Authorities


  • Ability to understand engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to understand GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerancing)
  • Ability to use and program CNC machines.
  • Ability to utilise a variety of manufacturing techniques.
  • Ability to use a variety of measuring techniques and types of equipment.


  • Familiar with use of CAD models/Solid Works or similar.
  • Good IT skills eg Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of British and International standards relating to metrology.
  • Familiar with use of route cards, control plans and production of components to drawing.

Experience & Qualifications


  • Apprenticeship or experience in an Engineering related discipline; Mechanical, software, electronics, etc.
  • A good understanding of engineering principles and manufacturing processes.
  • Experienced in the manufacture to high precision tolerances (micron).
  • Data collection to qualify products/components as part of a quality system.


  • HNC or other Engineering qualification
  • Experience of working in a proto-type small batch environment.
  • GibbsCAM CAD/CAM software or similar PC-based computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) system for programming computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools.

Reference: 2561111567


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