CNC Turner Programmer

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Salary Description
£32k - £36k
Contract Type



£32,000 - £36,000

Monday to Thursday - 7:30am to 4:30pm

Friday  - 7:30am to 12:30pm


Our Coventry based client are a supplier to the aerospace and defence industries for over 40 years, specialising in producing precision components. They work with a range of materials including brass, aluminium, mild and chromium steels to Inconel and stainless steels.


What’s the job?


As an Experienced CNC Turning Machine Programmer/Setter/Operator

  • Programming, setting, and operating fixed head machines
  • Interpretation of drawings and 3D digital files
  • Produce prototypes / small production runs
  • Carry out inspection of your work (CMM and Manual)
  • Maintain clean and tidy stations
  • Produce work of a high standard by adhering to quality standards to ensure that product is produced to agreed specifications.
  • Training Other members of the Turning section in programming and setting machines
  • Maintain a good working relationship with colleagues to promote successful teamwork.


Who can do this?


  • Relevant Engineering Qualification
  • Ideally Apprentice Trained
  • Time served / equivalent experience in a precision machining company
  • Competent in Fanuc controls and programming
  • Strong understanding of Fanuc programs with ability to edit, re-run tools etc.
  • Able to move offsets
  • Able to prove unproven programs, safely
  • Competent in inspecting own work using CMMs and gauges to verify product quality
  • Conversant with Lynx and Doosan machinery (essential)
  • Conversant with STAR Sliding Head Lathe (Preferable)
  • CAM experience (Preferable)
  • Multi-axis and sub-spindle
  • Working to tight tolerances
  • Experience of working with a wide range of materials including , Inconel, titanium, mild steels, brass, aluminium-bronze, bronzes, aluminium, plastics, super duplex etc.
  • Ability to work under pressure with attention to detail
  • Team Player
  • Flexible


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 booking an interview then please contact Daniel Waite on 07799 588461 for more information or send an email to
  • Immediate starts are available!


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.



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