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CNC Operator (Precision Engineering)

Job Title: CNC Operator (Precision Engineering)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Barnsley
Salary: £32000.00 - £34800.00 per annum + including shift allowance
REF: BBBH11709_1673880440
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
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Job Published: 18 days ago

Job Description

Mould CNC Setter Operator


£32,000 - £34,800 including shift allowance


Shift week 1 (6am - 2pm Monday to Thursday, 11am finish on Fridays)

Shift week 2 (2pm - 10pm Monday to Thursday, 4pm finish on Fridays)

2 shift rotation

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity has recently arisen on my clients site based in Barnsley.

Are you a craft engineer who is looking to join a progressive organisation, with real scope for development?

Do you have solid understanding of CNC operation and process with strong engineering competencies?

My client is looking to add additional headcount to an already established team for a CNC Setter Operator to support the mould shop process in the manufacturing of mouldings for various applications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify programming requirements to Manufacture relevant components checking all parameters prior to machining.
  • Input programming data in line with drawing requirements.
  • Ensure all cutting tools are to required specification.
  • Setting of fixtures and vices.
  • Load components into machine using best practice Health and Safety lifting techniques.
  • Machine relevant components to the required specification, from drawings provided.
  • Check all key features using measuring equipment to ensure components are manufactured to required tolerances.
  • Unload components from machines using best practice in line with health and safety regulations.
  • Record all key dimensions in line with quality assurance procedures.


  • Apprentice trained Mechanical Craftsman and/or recognised engineering qualification (HCN / HND / ONC / NVQ / Degree)
  • Good working knowledge of CNC machines & program terminology.
  • Understanding of drawings relating to component manufacture.

Ability to work on CNC machines is essential

  • Set Up
  • Operate
  • Adjust

Ability to program CNC machines (an advantage)

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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