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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    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Design/CAD/Drafting

    Stafffinders are delighted to be working with highly respected niche engineering service company to recruit a Senior Electrical Design Engineer.
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    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.
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  3. 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
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    Location: Gourock

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Marine Engineer

    Staffinders are recruiting for Support Engineers on behalf our clients who multi-award-winning ship management specialists.
    The role is shore based providing technical support, conducting maintenance planned and preventative, repairs of all equipment and vessels and supporting breakdowns where appropriate.

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  5. Mechanical Engineer

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Marine Engineer

    Staffinders are recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer on behalf our client who multi-award-winning ship management specialists, providing essential services and logistical support.
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