CNC Turner Programmer

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Salary Description
£30k - £37k p/annum
Contract Type
Leighton Buzzard

Job Title:             CNC Turner Programmer

Location:             Leighton Buzzard                            

Hours:                  MON – THURS 8.00AM – 5.00PM

FRI 8.00 – 2.30PM

Pay Rate:             £30,000 - £37,000


Are you an experienced CNC Turner looking to work for a more established local manufacturing business? Do you have a passion for precision engineering, an excellent understanding of the turning process and can work to tight tolerances and surface finishes?

Our client is a long established business that specialises in the manufacture of low volume, high quality, tubular and threaded components for various sectors including Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Defense industries and due to continuous expansion, we are actively hiring for an experienced CNC Turner as are looking to expand our engineering team.


Why apply?

  • Salary depending on experience. Range £30-£37k per annum.
  • The position is full-time and permanent, and an immediate start is available.
  • Hours are Monday – Thursday 8.00am-5.00pm, Friday 8am – 2.30pm
  • Holidays are 20 days + 8 Bank Holidays + Bonus holiday over the Christmas Period
  • Government Pension Scheme
  • Health Care Scheme
  • Excellent working conditions
  • Free Onsite Parking


Who can do this?

  • Proven time served experience in programming, setting and operating 2 axis turning machines.
  • Ability to write new CNC programs long hand at the machine.
  • Also, editing pre written programs, the full machine setup including material, tooling, speeds, feeds.
  • Carry out in-process inspection using measuring equipment.
  • Producing one off, as well as low to medium volume precision parts in a range of hard and soft metals.
  • Excellent working knowledge of 2 axis CNC machines, cutting speeds and feeds, geometric tolerances.
  • Solid understanding of interpreting engineering drawings and standards.
  • Experience of Fanuc controls would be advantageous.
  • Have a strong working history within the manufacturing industry within a machine shop environment.
  • Have a hands-on, quality driven, positive, self-motivated manner in order to be able to hit the ground running.
  • Confident in working on parts up to ¢300mm x 3m in length, using lifting equipment provided as some of our work can be large. Hoist training will also be provided.


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!


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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