CNC Machininst – Days


 This position will report to the Operations Director, Process Leader and Team Leader and will be responsible for set-up, operation and oversight of CNC Machines for production of complex aerospace components.

Scope and Responsibilities

  •  To operate various machines in Machining Cell
  •  Operation of CNC centres (Fanuc or Mazatrol Controls)
  • Set up to 1st condition and changeovers
  • Set up and operate Manual Vertical / Horizontal Lathes
  • Set up fixtures, tooling and programmes
  • Run machines as per SOPs and instructions
  • Quality Control, measurements and inspection of parts
  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Loading and unloading of CNC machine tool
  • Modification of tool offsets
  • Tool changing and fixture changing
  • Basic understanding of CNC machining work and tool offsets
  • Experience of programming desirable
  • EHS PPE adherence


  • Previous CNC operator/setter experience
  • Fanuc and Mazatrol control experience

 Key Technical / Professional Competencies

  • Previous use of inspection equipment.
  • Quality/inspection awareness and understanding is essential.
  • Flexibility due to work demands will be required.
  • Good dexterity and manual skills
  • Good level of literacy and numeracy is required as the training and quality standards are very in depth and specific.
  • Fork lift truck licence preferable
  • Hands on with can do attitude


  •  Compliance with EHS and legislative standards
  • Compliance with PPE and all other safety policies and procedures
  • Promotes safe working practices
  • Participate in risk assessment and “near miss” risk mitigation activities


  •  Ensuring the service provided is of the highest standard
  • Carrying out tasks right first time to the required standard


  •  Carrying out tasks in the appropriate timeframe
  • Conclusion of tasks on time and to the required standard


  •  Proactively identifying cost saving measures ensuring no detriment to any services provided


  •  Professional standards of written and verbal communication between internal and external customers
  • Works in compliance with all Mettis policies and procedures


  •  Ambassador for Mettis Aerospace
  • Role model for the Company’s Vision, Mission and Value

General Competencies

  • Health & safety awareness
  • Planning and Project Management
  • Problem solving
  • Lean tool deployment
  • Strategy deployment
  • IT skills
  • Management of Employee relations
  • Performance Management to SMART objectives
  • Relationship management
  • Coaching
  • Communication at all levels
  • Facilitation
  • Decision making & prioritising
  • Change management
  • Team building

Performance Measures

KPI’s / Performance Indicators in line with accountabilities as agreed at the Performance & Development Review Process.


  • Contract: Full Time
  • Term: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive Salary

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