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Connecting Talent to opportunity

CNC Machinist


Job Description:

CNC Machinist


£40,000 - £50,000 DOE + 25 days holiday (+bank holiday) + other benefits

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5pm

An opportunity has come up for a skilled CNC Machinist to join an exciting and ambitious early-stage electric motors client in Norfolk. This CNC Machinist is an integral part of the mechanical team, being responsible for all machining (Manual and CNC) of in house designs under direction of the lead Mechanical Engineer.

This is a chance to join an Engineering consultancy like no other, who are passionate about their team and product, ready to take the next step, set to nearly double their headcount in 2023.

Responsibilities of the CNC Machinist

  • Programming, setting, and operating 3, 4 & 5 axis CNC machinery (Conversational and G Code)
  • Perform first article inspection using metrology and inspection equipment.
  • Review and technically advise engineers on design feasibility for in house machining and provide proposals for design changes where required.
  • Using manual mills, lathes and other engineering equipment
  • Attention to detail whilst performing engineering operations to ensure accuracy and machine efficiency.
  • Ensuring equipment used is maintained by completing preventive maintenance requirements.
  • To push the machining boundaries and ensure the ETA machine shop is at the pinnacle of technical excellence
  • Investigate additive and other technologies to move the business forward
  • Put forward business cases for new machinery when required
  • Ensure all parts produced within the department are fully compliant with drawing and model specifications.
  • Responsible for all machine maintenance


Experience and qualities of the CNC Machinist


  • Strong experience of programming, setting and operating CNC machinery.
  • Excellent understanding of tooling and material properties within machining applications.
  • A continuous improvement mindset, great resilience, and the ability to work well in a team, whilst using own initiative when required.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing production and engineering process.
  • Experience using CAD/CAM


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    2+ years