First Base Employment Limited

CNC Setter/Operator – Stroud

This is an excellent opportunity for a CNC Setter/Operator to join a well-established company that will offer you a day-based role with plenty of opportunities to increase your earnings though overtime, yearly bonus and there is good room for progression if you exhibit the correct skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be required to machine small batches of work, frequently reset machines, adjusting tool offsets, some programme editing may also be required.
  • Inspecting your own work to ensure the results are recorded and the quality is maintained.
  • Complete all necessary material movement paperwork – (Route cards, Material traceability, program changes)
  • Previous experience of setting and operating CNC Lathes.
  • Previous experience of setting and operating DMG Mill/Turn machines advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Heidenhain Controls would be advantageous, however strong candidates without Heidenhain experience will be considered as training would be given.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and inspection equipment.
  • Proactive, hardworking and a team player.


  • Manufacturing/Engineering experience
  • Experience of setting CNC machinery
  • Focused
  • Ethusiastic
  • Flexibility
  • Proactive nature and keen to work within a small business and take responsible for the role

The role is working 39.5 hours week.

7:30am-4.30pm Monday – Thursday

7:30am-1.00pm Friday

Permanent role paying £26,500 per annum

Please email your CV to or call 01453 755330

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