CNC Operator – Sliding Head Section

1 year ago Full Time
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Position: CNC Operator (Swiss Sliding Head Lathe Section)

Hours: 40 per week

Salary: £ Competitive + Pension

Department: Machined Components

The Role

In this position you will be involved in various tasks. It will be necessary to be flexible with skills and be willing to move around the section to keep up with demand. Everyone within the workshop works as a team and most people are multi-skilled. Reporting to the Machine Shop Team Leader as well as the Programmer/Setters, your key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) being responsible for specific parts, operating of CNC machines and general factory duties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operates machines within a Production Cell under the instruction of the Setter/Programmer assigned to that Cell (or the Floating setter if appropriate).
  • Loads machines within the Cell and maintains the production rate and run times appropriate for the item under manufacture.
  • By the utilisation of appropriate equipment operates SPC for machines within the Cell to which he has been assigned. Reports the results to the Cell Setter/Programmer if any adjustment of machines or tooling be necessary.
  • Responsible for the quality of components produced by any machine in their care.
  • Carries out routine cleaning of machines in their care.

Required Capabilities:

  • Ideally you will have previous experience working in a manufacturing environment desirable and a shift working background an advantage but not essential. 
  • You will have effective communication skills, good literacy, numeracy and basic computer skills and be personable, confident, able to work alone and also alongside colleagues of all disciplines.
  • There is a requirement to be able to perform the physical responsibilities of the role and a Forklift licence is desirable but not essential.

What you’ll need to do next?

For more information contact: Paul Martin on 01255 220 220 or email

Dalau Ltd is awarded“Disability Confident Committed” by the UK Government, Certificate DCS007171

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