CNC Machinist Jobs

Computer Numerical Machine (CNC) operators use CNC tools to cut, drill, shape and finish products and components. CNC machinist work chiefly with metals but also deal with wood, composite materials and plastics. CNC machinists are tasked with programming the machines, based upon technical instructions, to create the desired product. The main job opportunities for CNC machinists occur in mechanical engineering, construction, motor vehicle, aerospace and shipbuilding industries.

CNC machinist: Main Responsibilities

CNC machinists’ daily duties will consist of the following;

  • Interpreting and converting detailed instructions into formats which CNC machines can implement
  • Perform regular inspections of equipment, ensuring that health and safety protocols are followed
  • Managing the machine throughout the construction process to ensuring quality standards are met
  • Positioning the materials for each cut, ensuring the cutting speeds are appropriate.

CNC Machinist: Required Skills and Job Conditions

Successful CNC machinist job candidates must have strong numerical skills, as well as the ability to read and interpret written instructions and specifications. CNC Machinists must also have a high level of attention to detail and be competent in using computers. Most CNC machinists enter the position by way of an apprenticeship or relevant college course. On average, CNC machinist jobs require 42-44 hours of work per week, with the average Salary ranging from £15000-£30000 per year.

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  1. MIG Welder

    Location: Prestwick

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Production

    Stafffinders have a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to work for a long-standing company on a temp to permanent contract.  Due to an increased workload our client in the Ayrshire area are looking for MIG Welders.
    This is a work shop-based role in a busy production environment and we are ...

  2. Senior Electrical Engineer - Dalgety Bay

    Location: Dalgety Bay

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Electrical

    We currently have a full time vacancy at our clients site in Dalgety Bay, for a Senior Electrical Engineer.
    Main Job Responsibilities
    To oversee all aspects of electrical design on multi-discipline design and build projects, from concept right through to implementation, ensuring compliance with Client specifications and current regulatory standards ...

  3. Mechanical Fitter

    Location: Kilmarnock

    Salary: £27000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Mechanical

    Our client are a rapidly expanding contractor working in the water sector.
    They have a large number of projects coming up which means they are recruiting for Mechanical Fitters to joing their existing team.
    You will be field based and work on various frameworks across Scotland.
    The vacancies will be ...

  4. Site Manager

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Site Engineer

    We are currently recruiting for experienced Site Managers to join teams based in the Cumbernauld area of Glasgow.
    These are full time positions for which you will be required to liaise with, and report directly to, the Project Manager on all matters relating to the relevant project implementation plan through ...

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    Location: Cumbernauld

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Electrical

    Stafffinders are delighted to be working with highly respected niche engineering service company to recruit a Senior Electrical Engineer.
    What you will be doing

    Overseeing all aspects of electrical design on multi-discipline design and build chemical dosing projects, from concept right through to implementation, ensuring compliance with Client specifications and ...

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