Production Operative - CNC

We are a market leader in Aerospace composite manufacturing, working with exciting technologies and materials to design and build advanced composite structural components and assemblies. We are seeking an experienced CNC Production Operative to join our senior management team at our sites in Crewkerne, Somerset.


Set up and operate the 5 axis CNC machine to support team targets of 100% delivery and quality.


 - Load and unload the CNC machine in line with planning schedules.

 - Set-up and operate CMS 5-axis Router. Verify settings by measuring positions adhering to company and customer standards.

 - Monitor product quality at regular inspection intervals.

 - Maintain and calibrate the equipment on a daily basis.

 - Follow, process and complete all Manufacturing Instruction Sheet documentation as required. Keep accurate and up to date records of work undertaken and keep the relevant documentation with the part to maintain product integrity and traceability of the part.

 - Maintain the work environment to a high and comfortable standard in line with Health and Safety regulations.

 - Complete and keep up to date relevant documentation including skills matrices, training records, 5S and KPI paperwork.

 - Train and mentor colleagues and apprentices.


 - Substantial experience in CNC Router operation. Knowledge of FANUC controller, AlphaCam software and cutters. CMM experience preferred

 - Computer literate

 - Diligent and productive work ethic

 - Strong practical skills with a high level of manual dexterity

 - The capacity to carry out tasks methodically and to a consistently high standard of quality

 - Excellent concentration levels and attention to detail

 - The ability to follow written and verbal instructions and accurately keep records

 - A safety-conscious approach to work

 - Must be reliable, have the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

 - Continuous Improvement, zero defect and customer focused mindset

 - A good team player with a flexible attitude to work load; able and willing to work shifts if required

Please state your salary expectations in your application. Please note that we are not considering applications via recruitment consultants that we have not placed the role with.

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