CNC Operator

2018-03-08 15:28:372018-04-05Exchange People
Job Type Temporary
Area Glasgow, Scotland
Sector Engineering Trades - CNC
Start Date
Advertiser Glasgow Branch
Job Views 395

Our client based in Glasgow is looking for CNC Operator for temporary work.

Work will last for three months.

£15.41 per hour with shift allowance.

Job role:

Sets up and operates computer numerically controlled and manual machines to perform machining operations by performing the following duties.

Duties include:

  • Read process sheets, blueprints, and sketches of part to determine machining to be done, dimensional specifications, set up, and operating requirements.
  • Locate and down load programs from a DNC storage system
  • Interpret work instructions.
  • Identify, select and install proper tooling for operations being performed.
  • Calculate proper feeds and speeds for a variety of steel grades, copper, brass, aluminum and bronze
  • Read, understand, edit or write complete programs.
  • Intuitively understand capabilities of tooling and machinery.
  • Understand applicable quality systems and perform necessary quality inspections.
  • Apply principles of Lean Manufacturing to reduced setup times and improve productivity.
  • Visually inspects final components.
  • Performs boxing of parts to include cleaning, oiling, wrapping, and boxing final product for shipment.
  • Performs cleaning, fitting, filing, tapping, reaming, blending, polishing and aligning to ensure free action of movable parts and operating requirements.
  • Uses precision measuring instruments & gauging devices, and performs various quality inspection type procedures to include dimensional verification.
  • Properly marks seals during/after assembly.
  • Assumes responsibility for quality and functionality.
  • Adhere to all Waukesha Bearings policies and procedures.
  • Seek out and identify Continuous Improvement opportunities.
  • Actively participate in daily Continuous Improvement activities
  • Employee must be able to set up all necessary measuring equipment and routinely check the calibration of the equipment while measuring.
  • Create and maintain a team focused work environment.
  • Responsible for general housekeeping and cleanliness of working area.
  • Support “Best Practices” to achieve company goals for safety, delivery, cost and quality.
  • Ability to work rotating Day/Back/Night shifts.


  • Self-directed
  • Inspires and motivates others around them
  • Encourages and facilitates change
  • Promotes diversity of ideas
  • Able to manage multiple priorities with a bias towards action and speed
  • Customer focused
  • Constantly displays integrity and respect
  • Bases decisions on fact and adopts a disciplined approach
  • Actively engages in discussions and openly supports team decisions
  • Maintain a positive attitude in order to positively influence the process improvement activities throughout the organization
  • The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within a lean-manufacturing work environment.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Be time served in a machining discipline
  • Have a relevant Health and Safety awareness
  • Previous experience in similar industry is preferable (Oil and Gas)
  • Experience working with Fanuc CNC programming
  • Must be self-motivated and possess facilitation skills to be used in a team setting.
  • Prior experience with precision inspection equipment including, but not limited to, micrometers, calipers, height gauges and bore gauges.
  • Proven ability to hold tight machining tolerances of less than .0025mm
  • HNC Engineering preferred.

Rotating shifts – one week of Day shift and one week of Back shift.

Exchange People are a family-run Employment Business, proudly providing people in North-West England and Central Scotland with careers since 1997.

Click to apply now for the CNC Operator role, or call 0141 222 2550 for more details!

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