CNC Machinist


  • Set up the CNC machines to produce the required part as per drawing
  • Book onto job
  • Set up tools and load materials onto the machine.
  • Download the program onto the CNC machine.
  • Working from a drawing / model / code check the programme
  • Operate the CNC machine and analyse the processes consult and adjust as required
  • Examine and modify programmes
  • Prove out processes
  • Undertake first-off inspection
  • Take accurate measurements of work pieces and ensure that the quality is good throughout the batch
  • Check for movement or tool wear
  • Overcome production and manufacturing problems, referring up to Team Leader when necessary
  • Liaise with team leader to ensure most effective and efficient methods are used.
  • Responsible for housekeeping of working area
  • Report to manager regarding tooling and material issues
  • Efficient time management (i.e. whilst machine is running).
  • Conduct finishing processes e.g. Deburring, tapping, polishing
  • Tidy work area
  • Ask team leader to allocate assistance to another engineer / task
  • Make tea/coffee loo breaks during running times
  • Save proven programme to server
  • Book off job
  • Adhere to H&S
  • Conduct oneself with integrity (always doing the right thing even when no one is looking!)
  • Collaborate for success (teamwork)


  • 25 days paid holiday pro-rata, plus public holidays
  • 6% employer pension contribution to Nest company pension scheme
  • Quarterly appraisal and discretionary bonus scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • 3 times basic salary death in service benefit

Working hours would be 7am – 4pm Monday to Thursday, 7am – 1pm on Fridays. Currently unlimited overtime paid at time and a third Monday to Friday morning and time and a half Friday afternoon and weekends.

Job Information

Job Reference: ES020724_1720708634
Salary: £17 - £26 per hour
Salary From: £17
Salary To: £26
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Job Types: Permanent

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