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  • Danielle Grant

CNC Turner (Hastings)

Our client is looking for an experienced CNC Turner to join their busy production facility in Hastings. The position will be working on a rotating shift pattern, with shift allowance included in the annual salary.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience operating a range of CNC Lathes, this must include the ability to program and set the machinery.

Main Duties

  • Load/unload parts, distinguishing and identifying proper tooling/collets/fixtures

  • Programming and set up CNC to complete new product and different functions

  • Change the tooling of the CNC machine

  • Observe machine operation to verify accuracy of machine settings and to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometer and dial caliper

  • Adjust machine control, including part process

  • As agreed, inspects tools for sharpness and usability, deburr and report concerns to Supervisor

  • Verify “first piece inspection” using appropriate measuring instruments

  • Post edit CNC programme to “fine tune” process for optimum performance

  • Generally, monitor the work being undertaken and completed, testing and taking critical measurements to identify problems and the need for adjustment and to immediately make any adjustments as necessary

  • Undertake CNC, inspection, maintenance, and cleaning (including fluid check etc)

  • Maintain accurate data/records/documentation associated with your work

  • Carry out planned tasks in accordance with contract/agreed requirements on services and associated systems

  • Carry out tasks within allotted time limits

  • Ensure compliance with quality standards, policies and procedures, codes, and legislation including Health and Safety

  • Immediately report problems/failures that may impact on the organisation and/or its clients/customers to the Supervisor

  • Contribute towards the smooth running of the team

  • Adhere to all organisation policies and procedures

Qualification’s Skills and Experience

  • NVQ in engineering or a similar related qualification

  • Solid background in CNC Turning

  • Ability to program, set and operate CNC lathes machinery

  • Confident using machine controls for program, setting and operating

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working within CNC working environment

  • Knowledge of CNC machinery, tools, equipment, and materials

  • CNC knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and regulations

  • To understand and deliver good customer service

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • To have pride in the work place

Working Hours

  • Expected hours: 39 per week, Mondays to Fridays

  • Rotating shift pattern, 06.00 to 14.00 and 14.00 to 22.00


  • Company pension

  • On-site parking

We will try to respond to reply to all applications. If, however you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements advertised by CDH Recruitment Limited

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