CNC Setter Operator

CNC Setter Operator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a CNC Setter Operator to join our team.


  • Closely follow specification sheets and identify and report any changes required;
  • Ensure good housekeeping examples are being set and maintained;
  • Prepared to work in a multi-skilled environment;
  • Keeping up to date on any machine maintenance requirements;
  • Able to work well on your own or within a team environment;
  • Following Health and Safety Regulations at all times;
  • Assist in reducing any downtime within the setting process;
  • Have good attention to detail and work well to process adherence;
  • Making sure any process or specific changes are identified on the specification sheets;
  • To take a responsible approach towards Health & safety issues and reporting any deemed risks to appropriate management;
  • Working to and ensuring the standards of the quality procedures are reached;
  • Work with own initiative and understand company & manufacturing processes;
  • To work to customers drawings & specifications with minimum supervision;
  • Conduct other duties when required to promote business growth;
  • To full programme & set workshop mills.


  • ability to prioritise;
  • Good manual dexterity;
  • Calm under pressure;
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 kgs;
  • Working to engineering drawings;
  • Experience carrying out the majority of the above duties;
  • To full programme and set various CNC/NC Machinery;
  • Previous experience working with CNC milling machines is essential;
  • Programming experience is advantageous;
  • Previous experience setting/operating various CNC Milling machines;
  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent;
  • Previous experience with CNC Machines;
  • Key Skills;
  • Engineering qualification/ machining qualification or equivalent work experience;
  • Mathematics and IT skills.