Senior CNC Machinist

Reference: BBBH36706_1720109469
  • Up to £28.80 per hour + PAYE + O/T Rates
  • Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
  • Aerospace

MANE are currently recruiting for a Senior CNC Machinist for our Aerospace client based in Bedfordshire for a Late Shift contract role.

Job Specification:

Senior CNC Machinist

Nature of Work:

As a Senior CNC Machinist you will be responsible for preparing and proving out basic to complex programs and operating production runs within our high-tech machine shop, producing component parts for the aircraft interiors business.

Level of Work:


  • Efficiently and accurately set up a wide range of Fanuc-controlled CNC milling and turning machinery to produce various component parts, from basic to complex, for low-batch, high-mix production runs.
  • Create or edit basic CNC programs using G & M code instructions.
  • Operate machines to produce parts in accordance with the daily production plan.
  • Conduct self-inspection of repeat work using appropriate inspection equipment.
  • Perform regular Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) on machinery.
  • Report production issues and defects to the Team Lead and production engineering team.
  • Support the business in implementing continuous improvement initiatives to increase production efficiency.
  • Monitor and document operational performance and provide feedback to the Team Lead.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with peers and support teams.
  • Maintain quality standards by understanding and adhering to the quality management system.
  • Comply with all company EH&S and compliance guidelines.
  • Maintain a clean, organized working environment by adhering to housekeeping, 5S, and FOD rules, ensuring a best-in-class workspace at all times.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Education & Experience:

  • City and Guilds CNC/NC qualifications or a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in CNC machining within a precision engineering environment.
  • Strong background in the use of various CNC milling and/or turning machinery.
  • Good understanding of Fanuc control systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of machine tooling and inspection measuring equipment.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to produce components to high-quality standards.
  • Ability to read and understand complex engineering drawings and data.
  • Strong EH&S awareness in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Education & Experience:

  • Good knowledge of metallurgy.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Experience in completing projects for process improvement.

Local Information:

  • Reports to: Team Leader (Late Shift)
  • Travel Requirement: 10%
  • Hours of Work: Flexible hours - 39 hours per week
    • Mon-Thurs: 15:00-00:00
    • Fri: 12:00-17:00

If you are interested in this role please call 01923 470 747 and ask for Steve McCarney or email

Steven McCarney Principal Account Manager

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