CNC Operator £13.75 per hour – *Permanent*

We are recruiting for a CNC Operator (Fanuc) for our global Structural Steel client based in Christchurch to join their structural steel workshops.

Company Overview

The company design, manufacture and construct high quality steel structures including industrial buildings, aircraft hangars and their electro-mechanical doors, warehouses, grandstands, multi-storey buildings, car parks and bridges, as well as defence equipment, manual and electric roller shutter doors, windows and curtain walling.

Role Overview

  • As a CNC operator you will work as part of a team
  • produce machined parts by programming
  • setting up and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine.
  • You will have experience of working with CNC machinery within a similar environment
  • You will work in compliance within the health and safety guidelines
  • keen eye for detail and great mechanical aptitude are essential.
  • There may be requirement to assist in the movement of steel members around the works,
  • ITSSAR approved forklift licence would be advantageous although not essential.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working with various CNC machines including Ficep.
  • Have a good understanding of CNC controls and functions
  • Work confidently with NC files
  • To translate drawings to determine correct dimensions
  • Fanuc controls experience desirable
  • Able to work well within a team
  • Numerate
  • Computer literate with basic understanding of computer programming
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Willing to work in other work areas if required to become multi-skilled


  • The role will be permanent following a 12 week probationary basis and to start ASAP
  • Salary is £13.75 per hour, dependent on experience
  • Standard, full-time contracted hours: 07:30 - 16:00, Monday - Friday
  • Overtime is available and ideally the candidate should be open to working additional hours
  • Up to £20.63 per hour overtime (x 1.5 basic)
  • Car parking onsite NB: they may need to go on waiting list due to limited spaces
  • 20 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Annual staff parties

To apply for this excellent career opportunity and more detailed information regarding the position, please call Alan at South West Recruitment on 01202 292907 and submit an up to date CV

Job Title: CNC Operator £13.75 per hour – *Permanent*
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