CNC Miller

CNC Programmer, setter and operator

Our Client based just outside Bedford, is seeking a permanent CNC Programmer

CNC Miller Programmer


  • the position is permanent, based on 40hrs per week
  • salary based on experience, knowledge, and competence.
  • access to the company contribution pension scheme
  • 22 days annual holiday, rising 1 day per year, up to a maximum 25 days per annum.

CNC Programmer Main purpose:

The main purpose of the role is to produce machined items of tooling, utilising various metal machining centres, whilst operating independently. Although the role predominates around the automotive sector, it will also encompass industrial engineering projects from other business sectors, such as logistics and agriculture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • inputting product designs into CNC machining centres
  • programming, setting and operating milling and turning centres
  • programming, setting and operating CNC machining centres
  • selecting and loading suitable cutting tools to optimise time and cost
  • producing small batch quantities of mechanical tooling items, to drawing specifications
  • performing quality checks on WIP and finished goods
  • producing parts within an acceptable timescale, as agreed with the line manager
  • mechanical assembly of tooling, within a defined timescale
  • have the ability to resolve any problems identified
  • be flexible with respect to daily tasks and responsibilities
  • have an awareness and responsibility towards health and safety and work in a manner that keeps you and those around you safe
  • maintaining a clean and tidy work area

CNC Programmer Experience and Qualifications

  • ideally be time served / completed apprenticeship as a miller and/or turner
  • previous experience of working in a machine shop environment
  • extensive experience with computer modelling software
  • strong attention to detail
  • an ability to read and interpret 2D drawings
  • an ability to use Auto CAD/Fusion 360
  • an ability to work with other disciplines in workshop
  • the development of new skills both in and outside of your core discipline
  • good communicational (oral, reading and writing) skills.
  • an ability to analyse/problem-solve, as issues arise

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, a team player and an experienced machinist, who will also have the skills and ability to use a multiple of disciplines to successfully produce quality, machined items. Ideally, you will be apprenticeship trained and will be fully competent in safely working from technical drawings to the highest standards of workmanship, cleanliness and within the agreed timescales.

Please submit your CV if this is something of interest, alternatively please call Eddie or Kim on 01582-526491.

CNC miller or CNC milling or CNC Machinist or CNC Programmer

Job Information

Job Reference: EM660_1693839292
Salary: Overtime
Salary From: £16
Salary To: £19
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: CNC Programmer / Miller / Turner

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