CNC Setter – 5 Axis Milling

2 years ago Full Time
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Job Location: Clacton-on-Sea, EssexResponsible to: 5 Axis Team Leader | Milled Components

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assigned to a machine(s) to set in a safe, effective and efficient manor, whilst maintaining precision, accuracy & quality at all times.
  • To provide a safe and methodical handover to an assigned Operator and provide technical assistance when required.
  • Work alongside the Operators to achieve and uphold the required output from the machine(s) in order to maintain schedule and achieve targeted despatch dates.
  • Be responsible for first off & in-process checks to Blue Print using a range of measuring equipment including metrology machines, hand measuring equipment and gauges.
  • To carry out routine maintenance and house-keeping duties within their capability level or in the of case of difficulty or anticipated delay, advise the Team Leader.
  • To clean and deburr parts to customer specifications when required.
  • Boxing or packaging of components, when required, to customer specifications.  
  • To carries out additional duties as requested by Team Leader

Required Capabilities:

  • Knowledge of setting CNC vertical milling machines critical, 5 Axis advantageous
  • Knowledge of Heidenhain controllers desirable
  • Knowledge of WinMax (Hurco) controllers desirable
  • Ability to interpret and understand technical drawings
  • Experience with gauges and inspection equipment along with interpretation of metrology reports and analysis
  • Experience of using various work holding solutions, tool holding methods and cutting tools.


Setting within the 5-axis machine shop, using a variety of 5-Axis vertical mills.

  • Setting within the 5-axis machine shop, using a variety of 5-Axis vertical mills.
  • Working as part of a team to maximise output and efficiency throughout the shop.

HSQE Behaviours:

  • To always ensure that their acts or omissions do not present a danger to themselves, anyone else, the environment or the safe operation of any plant or equipment
  • To intervene and report any defect in equipment or practice or any dangerous circumstance or event which could affect HSQE performance
  • To comply with all HSQE customer and company requirements


  • Good team and interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective time management, both in general timekeeping and management of individual and multiple jobs
  • Be professional – loyal to the organization, take personal responsibility

Salary: Dependent on experience

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