CNC Operator

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Salary:  Competitive (More information can be obtained from

Benefits: Pension Scheme and Cycle to Work scheme

Tiptree, Essex

Alexander Cleghorn is based in Tiptree, Essex and was established in 1958. We offer a dedicated DIY and Shelving service supplying a range of Melamine and Veneered panels. Furniture components are manufactured on our state of the art machinery which occupies several well-constructed factories on our sixteen acre site. We are currently looking to recruit a CNC Operator to join our CNC team in Tiptree, Essex.

Job Description

As our CNC Operator you will be expected to:

  • Reading and understanding of CNC technical drawings.
  • Drill and route panels according to manufacturing drawings.
  • Perform quality checks on all work that has been completed.
  • Change all tools on CNC machines within health and safety guidelines.
  • Complete all CNC programming accurately.
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed).
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines.
  • Inspect panels with precision and measuring tools.
  • Test operation of machines periodically.
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift.
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws.
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products.
  • Maintain activity logs.
  • Ensure that work area is kept clean and tidy.
  • Work within health and safety at work act of 1974 at all times and in all working areas.
  • Ad-hoc tasks may be requested from time to time that is not listed above, but will be required.
  • Additional hours may be required during busy periods.
  • Perform any reasonable management instruction within time frame requested.

Working hours will be Monday to Friday, 07:30 am to 17:00 pm, and flexibility with working hours is essential as overtime will be required from time to time.

The Candidate
To be considered for our CNC Operator role, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Proven experience as a machine operator
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools
  • Understanding of production procedures
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus
  • A positive and willing attitude is key to be successful in this role.

If you feel you have the skills for our CNC Operator role, please apply now!

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