CNC Estimator/Programmer

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£35,000 - £40,000
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Job Title: CNC Estimator/Programmer

Job type: Days based, Perm

Location: Tewkesbury

Pay: £35,000 - £40,000

Hours: 7am-4pm Mon-Thurs / 7am-12pm Fri

Our client is a small engineering company based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. They service a wide range of clients throughout the United Kingdom and offer a simple, efficient and cost–effective solution for all sheet metal requirements including precision metal fabrication, laser cutting, water jet cutting and machining.

They have an opportunity for a full time CNC Estimator/Programmer to join their team. The role would suit a time served CNC setter/programmer familiar with CNC milling and turning looking to move into a more office-based role. You will be dealing with incoming inquiries from the sales team, reading engineering drawings and using your technical knowledge to quote prices based on machine hours, inspection and material requirements.

The Role:
⦁ Read and assess drawings to provide realistic customer expectations are met and opportunities to improve prices are identified
⦁ Produce accurate cost estimates from customer / product specifications
⦁ Programming CNC milling and turning using Hurco WinMax conversational programming system
⦁ Design of work holding jigs and fixtures
⦁ The Person:
⦁ Experience in 3, 4, Axis Milling and Turning
⦁ A keen interest in 3D CAD (SolidWorks) and a desire to develop your knowledge
⦁ Has a sense of ownership and pride in performance and its impact on the success of the company
⦁ Has strong collaboration skills, with the ability to work independently
⦁ You are consultative, have the ability to question effectively and will be an active listener, you will take the time to fully understand client requirements and be able to advise on potential solutions

Key Skills Required to be Effective:
⦁ Proven CNC experience, with a good understanding of machining principles
⦁ Knowledge and experience in conversational programming of CNC machines
⦁ Knowledge of relative safety standards
⦁ Willingness to use protective clothing
⦁ Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
⦁ Familiarity with Hurco Winmax CNC Control Systems (desirable)

Key Behaviours to be Demonstrated:
⦁ Highly organised
⦁ Collaborative
⦁ Detail conscious
⦁ Avoids blame but looks to solve problems quickly and efficiently
⦁ Always looking for improvements

⦁ 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
⦁ Pension
⦁ Parking on site

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 booked on a site visit then please contact Tom Edney 07823 402 034 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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