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CNC Router Operator




East Midlands




£12 – £14 per hour (depending on experience)


39 hours per week, 5 days a week (Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 4pm & Friday 7:30 – 3pm)

The Company:

Signage solutions provider


The Role:

  • As a CNC Operator, you will be responsible for operating and maintaining computer numerically controlled (CNC) routing machines to produce precision parts and components.
  • Your role will be vital in ensuring the efficiency and accuracy of their manufacturing processes, meeting production targets, and maintaining the highest quality standards.
  • Set up and prepare CNC machines for production runs, including loading materials, tool selection, and programming machine parameters.
  • Operate CNC machines to perform machining operations such as milling, turning, drilling, and grinding to produce parts according to engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Conduct in-process quality checks and inspections to verify that parts meet specified tolerances and quality standards.
  • Make necessary adjustments to maintain accuracy.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks on CNC machines, including cleaning, lubrication, and tool changes.
  • Report and troubleshoot any machine malfunctions or irregularities.
  • Maintain an organized tool inventory, ensure tool readiness, and replace worn or damaged tools as needed.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines, including wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and following safety procedures to prevent accidents.
  • Record production data, including machine settings, measurements, and quantities produced.
  • Complete production logs and reports as required.
  • Identify and address machining issues, tool wear, or programming errors to minimize production downtime.
  • Collaborate with team members and supervisors to ensure production schedules are met and communicate any production-related issues or concerns.



  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and blueprints.
  • Familiarity with precision measuring instruments and quality control processes.
  • Strong attention to detail and precision.
  • Mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Basic computer skills for data entry and machine programming.


Contact Alison Dagnall:

Alison Dagnall

Senior Print Consultant
0161 443 0050

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