CNC Production/Process Leader

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Salary Description
£42k-45k p/year.
Contract Type

Job Title               CNC Production/Process Leader

Location               Derby

Salary                   £42,000 - £45,000

Hours                   Days based;

Monday – Thursday 7.30 – 5pm


Overtime x1.5 in week and Saturdays x2 Sunday


The client

Our client makes close tolerance, low quantity tooling for the Aerospace, Nuclear & Defence sectors, predominantly anything to help build/strip an Aeroplane or Boat. Materials machined include Standard Steels, Stainless Steel & Aluminium.

They have circa 30 machines on site with a range of Lathes, Mills, Spark & Wire Eroders, all Running off Siemens, Fanuc, Prototrak & Heidenhein.

With massive investment being made into the business over the coming years, they are looking to add a number of skilled machinists as they aim to double capacity.

Why apply.

  • Company offers long term security having established key clients.
  • Staff retention is high, with great working conditions.
  • Career development and training opportunities.
  • Very competitive pay rates
  • 22 days holiday + stats
  • Overtime is available for those who want it paid at X1.5 typically.

Job Purpose

Support the production management with delivery & quality of the manufacture process. Monitoring the production processes to allow them to run smoothly to achieve on time delivery in a cost-effective manor at an acceptable quality.

Ensuring the manufacture process is conducted in a safe manor.

Clearly communicate accurate delivery information to ensure the correct detail is reported to the customer.

Key Accountabilities

  • Offer support to Manufacturing Engineers to ensure best practise and method of manufacture is achieved.
  • Clearly communicating delivery changes
  • Working alongside Production Managers & Manufacturing Engineers of all teams to ensure the business operates fluidly.
  • Support any other role with queries they may have about on-going job.
  • Ensuring manufacture is to process & traceability is maintained throughout.
  • Resolve technical problems & communicate them clearly.
  • Control & monitor good health and safety practise.
  • Adhere to company handbook & contract of employment.
  • Support of any task to aid production or operation of the business.


  • Giving guidance on best method of manufacture
  • Supporting employees to achieve customer deadlines.
  • Ensuring all team members are following the correct process and updating the system
  • Reporting non-conformances

Continuous Improvement

  • Lead Continuous improvements through production by raising to Seniors and making change happen.
  • Work with other / mentor to get the best results from Suggestions.
  • Monitor Progress of improvements being made and look to improve further.
  • Support training and upskilling of the workforce at every opportunity.

What next?

  • Do you have the experience? The company welcome a site visit to ensure you are happy with the role, the environment and the people you will work with!
  • If you would like to speak to someone regarding being booking an interview then please contact Daniel Waite on 07799588461 for more information or send an email to
  • Immediate starts are available!


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