CNC Setter/ Operator

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Job Title: CNC Milling Setter/Operator

Location: Redditch

Monday to Friday

£29,120 per annum.

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced CNC Milling Setter/Operator to join our manufacturing team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in CNC milling operations, with the ability to program, set up, and operate CNC milling machines to produce high-quality components according to engineering drawings and specifications.




  • Program CNC milling machines using CAM software (experience is advantageous).
  • Set up CNC milling machines by installing and adjusting cutting tools, fixtures, and workpieces.
  • Setting and operating a DMG Milling machine (3 axis).
  • Operate CNC milling machines to produce precision components within tight tolerances.
  • Monitor machine operations and adjust as necessary to ensure quality and productivity.
  • Perform routine maintenance on CNC milling machines to ensure optimal performance.
  • Inspect machined parts using precision measuring instruments to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Troubleshoot machining issues and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and maintain a clean and organized work environment.




  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a CNC milling setter/operator.
  • Proficiency in CAM software for programming CNC milling machines (advantageous).
  • Strong understanding of machining principles, tooling, and materials.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Experience with CNC controls (Siemens).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Flexibility to work overtime and/or weekends as needed.

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions.

We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!!
We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.


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