First Base Employment Limited

Machine Setter & Operative – Stonehouse

An immediate requirement for a CNC Machine Setter/Operator for a busy manufacturing and engineering company based in Stonehouse. 

This is a temporary requirement expected to last at least three months.


  • Operate CNC production machines, machine setting and running batch production processes.
  • Responsible for their own quality inspection during the production run.
  • Manufacturing components using various production methods
  • Ensuring Daily / Weekly Production Targets are achieved / exceeded
  • Participating in continuous improvements via lean and Kaizen initiatives


  • Apprentice trained, or previous engineering experience preferably but not required.

The Person

  • Knowledge and experience of setting and operating CNC production machines
  • Be proficient in the use of measuring equipment (Vernier’s, Micrometres etc) and be able to work from a standard operating procedure  

Key Qualities:

  • Good time keeper.
  • Conscientious.
  • Able to work well as a team player and an individual.
  • Good communication skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Good work ethic
  • Willing to learn
  • Attention to detail, very careful and precise

Full time day shift hours, working Monday to Friday

£10.50 – £11.50 per hour, overtime available

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