CNC Miller Setter/Operator – (day & night shift available)

September 17, 2021

Department: Machine Shop

Reporting to: Machine Shop Supervisor

Key Objectives/Primary Job Purpose:

We are looking for an experienced CNC Setter/Operator who can run a variety of CNC ma-chines and help to enhance the productivity of our organisation. The goal is to produce high quality parts and keep spindle time to a maximum.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Setting/Operating High Speed CNC machines to perform tasks such as milling, drill-ing, tapping, grinding etc;
  • General operation & supervision of other machine shop machinery.
  • Ensure all tooling, fixtures & CNC programs are available prior to commencing production
  • Keeping accurate records of component quantities and scrap produced on the production documentation
  • Maintain high standards in production output and component quality
  • Understanding specifications of the task at hand and the desired result by reading blueprints, mechanical drawings etc.
  • Basic Editing of Programs & tool tables
  • Take ownership of the component quality & records
  • To control, check & replace tooling & cutters
  • Prepare and load raw materials and parts onto the machines
  • Checking/refilling lubricant levels
  • Knowledge and understanding of CNC 3 axis, 4 axis machining and Renishaw probing is required;
  • Follow company safety systems and work protocol

Personal Specification:


  • Successfully completed Apprenticeship in Engineering
  • 2* experience using production machinery


  • Proven experience of working in a similar role
  • Previous experience in operating CNC machinery and tooling as well as precision measurement tools;
  • Proven experience in reading and interpreting mechanical documents and drawings


  • Knowledge of Cad/Cam
  • Knowledge of Fanuc / Mazak Control
  • Proven history of working with gauges and calipers

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, particularly able to communicate/write in an engaging manner to suit a variety of audiences
  • Ability to process and interpret complicated information
  • Strong prioritisation skills and ability to manage own workload
  • Mechanical aptitude and good math skills
  • A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach
  • Team player
  • Managing Processes/Process Improvement

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to make decisions and use own initiative
  • Creative, comes up with ideas, seeks to improve the norm
  • Prepared to learn new skills
  • Passionate about what you do
  • Punctuality and Cleanliness
  • Maintaining personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job
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