CNC Machinist/Programmer (Ref REQ-220236)

Closing Date: 28/06/2022 23:59:59

Job Description

CNC Machinist / Programmer – Day Shift

A new vacancy has arisen for a CNC Machinist / Programmer working within the Main Machine Shop.

Reporting to a Machine Shop Team Leader, the CNC Machinist / Programmer will be responsible for setting and operating Matsuura MAM 5 axis machining centres, whilst using NX CAM to create CNC programmes alongside our dedicated CAM Programmers to troubleshoot and optimise CNC code, to produce precision machined components for our F1 race car and customer programmes.

Key Accountabilities/Duties include:

  • Setting and operating Matsuura 5 axis machining centres to achieve maximum efficiency and the highest quality standards for the manufacture of precision engineered metallic components.

  • Use of Siemens NX CAM software to create CNC programmes alongside our dedicated CAM Programmers for high complexity components, with a focus on CNC code optimisation and troubleshooting.

  • Providing clear, effective communication across all shifts.

  • Maximising throughput and overall machine tool efficiency.

  • Ensuring that appropriate process and procedures are adhered to throughout manufacture in order to maintain high quality.

  • Dynamic and capable meeting challenging deadlines within a fast paced environment.

  • Must possess a continuous improvement mind-set and be able to create a positive profile for themselves and the department.

Candidate Profile:

Having served a recognised apprenticeship and holding the relevant qualifications, the successful candidate will have previous experience of CAD/CAM software, with a proven background of programming and operating 5 axis machine tools, for the manufacture of precision components within a quality focussed, fast paced environment.

You will possess effective communication skills and will have the ability to remain focused and objective under pressure. You will be able to demonstrate a process mind-set with the capability for logically solving complex problems.  Resilient and professional with a belief in the concept of Continuous Improvement.  Energetic with a strong work ethic and customer focus.

Flexibility in hours and a can-do approach is required, along with the ability to work in a team, under pressure and to strict deadlines with minimum supervision.


We demand the best from our people.  So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits.  That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: a generous bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, Mercedes company car lease scheme, 25 days holiday, on-site gym and subsidised restaurant facilities.