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CNC Setter Operator

Date Posted: 10th May 2022
  • Job Ref: 570
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Southend on Sea

Job Description

CNC Setter Operator (Milling) – Permanent/full-time

Up to £13.97 per hour (£28, 310 per annum) plus benefits!

Do you have proven Setter Operator experience as a CNC Miller?

An established and successful design and manufacturing business in the Southend-On-Sea area of Essex has a new permanent job opportunity for a CNC Miller in their state-of-the-art manufacturing division.

Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm and on Friday 8am to 1pm for day shift

Monday to Thursday 5.30pm to 2.30am and on Friday 3.30pm to 8.30pm for night shift

Day and Nights shifts available 39 hrs per week no weekends

What does the opportunity offer?

  • Competitive hourly rate up to £13.96 per hour
  • Generous 32 days paid holidays (24 days, plus Bank Holidays)
  • Excellent additional benefits (e.g. generous company pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare)
  • Overtime paid above core hours
  • Permanent role within an established and professional manufacturing business
  • Opportunities to train, develop new skills and progress your career over time
  • Free onsite parking

The role:

  • Setting/operating and manufacturing a variety of small-batch components from engineering drawings to within tight limits,
  • Setting a variety of CNC Machine Tools for operators as and when required (e.g. Mazak),
  • Using a wide range of measuring equipment to check small-batch components after manufacture,
  • Maintaining quality
  • Making sure that manufactured product is suitably protected for transit,
  • Working in the order of the manufacturing plan at all times,
  • Ensure that all manufacturing paperwork is filled out correctly,

The candidate:

  • Proven CNC milling experience and competence
  • Ability to read engineering drawings, set CNC Milling machines and use measuring equipment
  • Able to convert between metric and imperial
  • English, Maths & Science GCSE, (or equivalent) at grade C or above
  • Living within a reasonable commute to Southend (Essex)
  • Able to live and work in the UK without restriction




  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • Contributory Pension Scheme for eligible employees
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 24 days holiday (in addition to UK bank and public holidays)
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Free access to a local gym
  • Free car parking


Please call 01702 464444 or send a CV detailing relevant experience and including full contact details for immediate and confidential consideration to or