CNC Turner Programmer Setter

Posted 2 weeks ago

Our client is a leading manufacturer of high-precision components, specializing in the aerospace, automotive, and medical sectors. Our commitment to quality and innovation has established us as a trusted partner in the industry.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled CNC Turner to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in programming, setting, and operating CNC turning machines to produce precision components according to specifications. The role requires a detail-oriented individual with a strong background in engineering and machining processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Programming and Setting:
    • Program CNC turning machines using G-code and CAD/CAM software.
    • Set up and prepare CNC turning machines for operation, including tooling and fixtures.
    • Read and interpret technical drawings and specifications to ensure accurate production.
  • Operation:
    • Operate CNC turning machines to produce high-quality components.
    • Monitor machine operations to ensure proper functioning and adherence to quality standards.
    • Make necessary adjustments to machine settings to maintain product quality and meet production targets.
  • Quality Control:
    • Perform first-off inspections and in-process checks to ensure components meet specifications.
    • Identify and rectify any machining issues or defects.
    • Maintain accurate records of production and quality data.
  • Maintenance:
    • Conduct routine maintenance and cleaning of CNC turning machines.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve minor machine issues.
    • Report any major maintenance needs to the maintenance team.
  • Collaboration:
    • Work closely with the production team to optimize machining processes and improve efficiency.
    • Communicate effectively with engineers and quality control personnel to ensure seamless production.


  • Proven experience as a CNC Turner, with a strong background in programming and setting CNC turning machines.
  • Proficiency in using G-code and CAD/CAM software.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and technical specifications.
  • Strong understanding of machining processes and materials.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot machine issues.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in the aerospace, automotive, or medical sectors.
  • Familiarity with continuous improvement methodologies and lean manufacturing principles.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations in a manufacturing environment.

Working Conditions:

  • This position requires standing for extended periods and working with heavy machinery.
  • Must be able to lift and move materials and tools as necessary.
  • Overtime may be required to meet production deadlines.

Job Features

Job CategoryIndustrial
Salary£17.50 per hour (£33,000 P/A)

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