Semi-Skilled CNC Turner

We are recruiting for a Permanent CNC Setter / Operator for a precision engineering company in Yateley, Hampshire. 

Salary: £15 to £18 per hour depending on experience.

Hours: Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.30pm and Friday 7.30am to 12.30pm


You will be required to perform setting and operating duties in the CNC Turning section machining components from a range of materials. The machine controls are mostly either Mazak or Fanuc.

The company have two Turn/Mill Lathes one of which has a Y axis and sub-spindle. There is also a Mazak J200 Integrex Mill/Turn in the section.

  • Mainly you will be working prepared process and tooling sheets with pre-created programmes.
  • You may need to utilise your machine-side editing skills.
  • Some knowledge of conversational systems (Mazatrol/Hurco) would be advantageous.
  • You will need to understand materials and machining techniques and be able to demonstrate an ability to plan and execute jobs under pressure.
  • Although not essential a recognisable apprenticeship plus significant post-training industrial experience will be the greatest indicator of your abilities in these areas.


  • Setting and operating CNC Turning centres.
  • Occasional editing of programmes.
  • Use of conversational systems like Mazatrol and Hurco (training available).
  • Ensuring that programmes are working effectively.

Previous Experience:


  • CNC setting and operating experience - 2 - Axis Turning Centres.
  • Knowledge of CNC programs (Fanuc as well as some Mazatrol or conversational)
  • Accomplished setting and proving skills.
  • Able to understand engineering drawings.
  • Good knowledge of materials, speeds, feeds cutters etc.
  • Able to use measuring instruments - micrometers, verniers etc.


  • Familiarity with aerospace quality systems.
  • Familiar with mill/turn machines, Y-Axis and/or sub-spindle.

To apply for this position please submit an up to date CV and also please feel free to call Alan for more information.


Job Title: Semi-Skilled CNC Turner
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