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CNC Machine Setter – Horizontal Machining centres


Co Durham

Highly competitive





Manufacturing and Engineering

Company Description

Our outstanding County Durham based client are looking for a CNC Machine Setter (Horizontal Machining centres) to join their team on a permanent basis. If you have experience setting horizontal machining centres this role could be ideal for you.

Job Specification

The Role

  • To Set various Horizontal Machining Centres working to design drawings, checking & making adjustments to achieve Inspection Approval standards required by Quality Assurance.
  • Ensuring the machine is running efficiently as possible & is ready to hand over for Production.
  • Review set-ups for the shift and prepare Tooling available, Material available, Equipment/Jigs/Fixtures available and Gauges/QA equipment available.
  • Ensure that all components are at the machine in good time for the changeover.
  • Review setting times and ensure this is met, clearly identifying problems/issues arising to the team-leader.
  • Complete set up of machine, check off dimensionally and ensure all surface finishes are met.
  • Ensure first off inspection reviews are completed.
  • Ensure the required cycle time for the process is achievable.
  • Ensure guards and general health and safety on machines are correct and that the machine is able to operate in a safe manner.
  • Responsible for ensuring the operator following on to the machine understands and is able to hit the designated cycle time and output/hour.
  • Operation of machine at the required outputs and quality standards required for the process.
  • Identify training needs within the company.

The Person

  • Previous experience in production is essential.
  • Reliable with an excellent work ethos.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good time management / planning skills and capable of following plans and schedules.
  • A good understanding of English language, both speaking, and listening is essential.
  • GCSE in Maths and English.
  • Minimum 3-year apprenticeship in a machining discipline.
  • Ability to interpret and analyse engineering drawings.

The Benefits

  • Permanent role.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Overtime available.
  • Excellent work culture.

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