CNC Miller / Turner (Programmer / Operator / Setter)

Posted 05/06/2024 by Oxford Engineering Limited

OX14, Shippon, Oxfordshire

CNC Programmer / Operator / Setter.

PURPOSE OF JOB: to program, set up and operate all types of CNC mills/lathes to the optimum safe method.


- Programming, setting and operating CNC Machines

- Reading and interpreting from engineering drawings to enable programming, setting and manufacture to achieve a right first time product.

- Creating layout sheets to document tooling, tools, set ups and machine parameters to achieve repeatable results by self or others.

- Ability to work by self to achieve exceptional high standards and deadlines.

- Able to qualify and document own work using a variety of measuring equipment.

- Ability and willingness to support and train others.

- To work safely using the appropriate PPE and maintain a safe and organised work place.

- To continuously improve and provide time / cost saving ideas to supervisor wherever possible.


- Time served apprenticeship would be preferred but not entirely necessary,

- Preferably a minimum of 5 years programming and operating 3, 4 & 5 Axis CNC machines,

- Must be proficient in advanced Heidenhein and Fanuc (ISO) 

- Previous experience on Doosan, Matsuura, Mazak

- Trained in overhead crane training & manual handling beneficial but not essential as training can be provided,

- Good communication skills are essential,

- Reliable with a postive can-do attitude

- Focus on quality (right first time) and productivity essential

- Able to flex and support an ever changing business

-Strong work ethic essential

INDUSTRIES we partner with;

- Medical

- Semi-conductor

- Nuclear

- Scientific


Management and the team are very open and  will assist with any problems. The shop floor is well structured, organised and professional with state of the art new CNC machines, Laser and CMM.

SALARY Competitive salary & benefits on offer

JOB TYPE Full time role (39 hours per week)

LOCATION Based at Oxford Engineering, Abingdon

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