CNC Operative

CNC Operative

Job Title: CNC Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Reference: T2KL/1374460
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 30, 2018 01:36

Job Description


The CNC Programmer/Operator will be responsible for writing and editing CNC programs utilising CAM Software. Must be able to program and run machining operations from a parts drawing as well as recommend appropriate tooling.

The post holder will be required to support all other functions within the manufacturing operation.

Other duties:

  • Write CNC programs to support production requirements providing optimum manufacturing cost and quality
  • Set Work Pieces, Run Direct and Remote Programs
  • Examine electronic data for defects and completeness
  • Document setup instructions that list tools, tool positions, feeds, speeds, and fixtures required to run machine in assigned workplace
  • Update and maintain current revision log and levels of CNC programs and computer files
  • Promote interaction with Engineering and Product/Production Management
  • Read and understand Technical prints
  • Multi-task within a Manufacturing Cell
  • Experience in programming CAM Software
  • Entering time through shop floor control
  • Flexible Approach to work extended hours and/or weekends at peak levels

Experience Required:

  • ONC/HNC (Mechanical, Manufacturing Technology or Industrial Technology) or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Proven machining experience on CNC equipment or using CNC solid modeling (turning and milling)
  • Extensive knowledge of machine functions (G code, M code, Offsets, etc…)


  • Fork Lift License
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • First Aid Training
  • Manual Handling
  • Delcam or MasterCam Programming experience

If you feel that this role doesn't match your skills and expertise, please visit our website for a variety of Permanent, Temporary and Contract vacancies.

We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

The Sammons Group is an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined by the EAA Regulations 2003, and we abide by the Code of Practice of our industry body (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation - REC).

We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and welcome applications from candidates regardless of age, belief, disability, ethnic origin/nationality, gender/gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation - we recruit on the basis of talent. If you require reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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