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Trainee CNC Production Operative

Trainee CNC Production Operative

A great opportunity to learn and use computer technology, CAD, and modern programming software in the manufacturing of bespoke timber products.

Our client is seeking a Trainee CNC Production Operative to work in our bespoke manufacturing department. Working with wood – a great opportunity to learn and use computer technology, CAD, and modern programming software in the manufacturing of bespoke timber products.
The role starts on the shop floor and progresses through several stages:

  • introduction to basic operation of CNC machines
  • Basic setups of CNC, the use of fixtures and jigs, and the loading of programs
  • tool technology, care, mounting, and loading of high-value tooling
  • Understanding cutting principles
  • The use of CAM software (SolidCam) to program parts
  • CAD software (SolidWorks) to draw parts and features
  • The creation of jigs, fixtures, and holding devices
  • Experience with various CNC machines

This is a role with good progression opportunities.
Training will be given to the successful candidate in the following:
General Duties:

  • Loading CNC machine and semi-automatic machinery
  • Changing machine programmes
  • Changing fixtures and jigs over
  • CAD and CAM associated with the role
  • Organising work area
  • Associated duties involved in the production of CNC components
  • Timber preparation
  • Meeting daily production targets
  • Achieving required quality standards
  • Working in a safe manner

For the Trainee CNC Production Operative, it would be good to see candidates who are/have:

  • Physically fit
  • Self-motivated
  • High level of common sense
  • Good team worker
  • Focussed
  • Can do attitude

For the Trainee CNC Production Operative, the following skills are essential:

  • Computer savvy
  • Practical and hands-on
  • Can follow operating procedures and quality standards (training will be given)
  • Diligent with own paperwork in completing vital information
  • Can demonstrate a good work ethic and team spirit
  • Literate and numerate – maths to a high standard
  • Good eyesight
  • Can measure in mm, cm, and mtrs
  • Good with hands and has good hand/eye coordination
  • Reliable and conscientious
  • Quality conscious

Hours Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:45 pm
Salary:  £8.60  per hour DOE

Brampton Recruitment is an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region.


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