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2018-02-13 16:42:051970-01-01 Exchange People
Job Type Temporary
Location Glasgow
Area Glasgow, Scotland Glasgow
Sector Engineering Trades - CNC
Start Date
Advertiser Glasgow Branch
Telephone 0141 222 2550
Job Views 370

CNC Operative required in Glasgow

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.


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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