5 axis Setter operator

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5 axis setter operator

We now require a 5 Axis Setter Operator to support our growing customer base.


  • To set and operate machines in a safe manner with regard to themselves and others, complying with the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • To produce components to the company standard in the most efficient / cost effective manner.
  • To be familiar with all systems and procedures of their job.
  • Ensure that information is transferred between shifts and team members as required.
  • If problems occur ensure the relevant people are kept informed e.g. Team Leader, Shift Leader, Production Engineer, Scheduler & Maintenance.
  • Help train other team members to carry out tasks in the correct manner.
  • Be committed to continuous improvement and suggest improvements regarding methods, processes and tooling.
  • To highlight problems as soon as they occur to the Team Leader / Shift leader.
  • Keep working area clean and tidy.
  • Work within departmental / company procedures.
  • In addition to the above, fulfil any other reasonable requirement consistent with departmental objectives.
  • Support the company’s compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, following policy and best practice.


  • The successful candidate will have:
  • Ability to read, interpret and communicate technical information.
  • Knowledge of 5 Axis CNC machines such as DMG Evo 70
  • Knowledge of Heidenhain (iTNC 530i)
  • Ability to problem solve and see errors in NC code
  • Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of:
  • Work-holding methods.
  • Tool selection criteria.
  • Cutting tool parameters.
  • Manual machining techniques.
  • Shop floor computer systems.
  • Quality principles.
  • Inspection techniques.
  • Knowledge of Machine tooling, Backends & Sharps
  • Knowledge of tool measuring equipment such as Zoller
  • Basic numerical and computer skills.
  • Change oriented and keen to promote forward thinking,
  • Effective communicator both verbal and written.
  • Committed and enthusiastic.
  • Automotive engineering experience/background.
  • Keisan, 5s, 6 Sigma and SMED.

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