CNC Setter Operator



Producing components for Space and Military Aerospace applications, 22 Days holiday (+ stats), annual profit shares, merit bonuses and a subsidised on-site canteen are just a few of the many benefits that the CNC Setter Operator will enjoy whilst working with this incredibly well-respected Precision Engineering organisation.

You have the opportunity to apply for a CNC Setter Operator role with an organisation that produces highly intricate components and assemblies for the Space, Military Aerospace and Life Science markets.

This company are renowned for their quality and staff retention, the successful candidate will enjoy continuous training and development as they remain up to date with the latest technologies.

Based in Huddersfield, this company is easily commutable from Wakefield, Leeds, Bradford, Halifax and Barnsley.

The CNC Setter Operator will be responsible for:



  • Setting up and operating various lathes

  • Editing and adjusting programmes at the machine where required using Fanuc controls - it is not essential to have Fanuc experience

  • Producing intricate components for use in quality critical markets such as Space and Military Aerospace

  • Machining small components to tolerances within 5 microns (0.005mm / 0.19 thou) - training will be provided to get this this level of accuracy

  • In-process inspection using CMM and various hand measuring instruments




The CNC Setter Operator will:



  • Have experience working as a CNC Setter Operator, Machinist or Programmer in a high precision role

  • Be able to understand and edit programmes (ISO or conversational)

  • Be willing to undergo internal training and development to get up to speed on internal processes and machining strategies in order to independently achieve the level of quality required




Working Hours of the CNC Setter Operator:
Double-day shifts working 38 hours per week - 19% average allowance



  • AM Shift: 5% Shift allowance


    • Monday to Thursday - 6:30 to 14:45

    • Friday - 6:30 to 11:30


  • PM Shift: 33% Shift allowance


    • Monday to Thursday - 14:15 to 22:30

    • Friday - 10:45 to 15:45





Benefits & Package of the CNC Setter Operator:
This company offers an industry leading benefits package, which includes the following:



  • Starting Salary: up to £28,000 per annum


    • Increased once moving onto shifts (approx.

      3 months depending on the successful candidate)

    • Reviewed every 4 months


  • Holiday Entitlement: 30 days (including public holidays)

  • Merit bonuses paid on specific achievements

  • Profit share scheme - 5% of profit post tax

  • Attendance bonus scheme

  • Continuous training and skill development

  • Corporate gym membership

  • Health insurance and cash plan

  • Annual eye test and prescription safety glasses

  • Optional annual medical (conducted on-site)

  • Optional annual flu jab and cholesterol check

  • Subsidised on-site canteen

  • Free on-site parking




To apply for this position, please click “Apply Now” and attach a copy of your CV.

Alternatively, please contact Callum Good at E3 Recruitment.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £28000.00 - £33320.00 per annum + Advanced Facility + 19% Pension
  • Location: Huddersfield, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Contact: Callum Good
  • Tel: 01484 645269
  • Fax: 01484 500385
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-05-23 16:00:06 -

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