First Base Employment Limited

CNC Technician – Stonehouse

The Role

You’ll support the Operations function in all aspects to keep our production going. You’ll be the first point of call to troubleshoot any issues quickly and efficiently. You’ll be assisting the Engineering team in delivering high quality training to the CNC operators to ensure quality parts are produced every time. You’ll also provide input and feedback to the Engineering team.  

  • ‘First on the scene’ to keep production going on our range of CNC vertical machining centres
  • Undertaking machine resets when needed
  • Changing over fixtures and tooling in line with production schedules, and loading programs for our operators
  • Checking first-offs after changeovers with our Quality team
  • Loading offsets into our CNC machining centres
  • Liaising with cell leader and our maintenance team to keep the machines running and maximise production levels


  • Talented all-round Production Technician with CNC programming/setting knowledge of 3, 4 & 5-axis CNC Machining centres, with Siemens Sinumerik and Fanuc CNC controls is essential
  • Time-served apprenticeship or relevant experience in a Mechanical Engineering discipline, and NVQ HNC Level 4 or above is desirable
  • Demonstrable Quality experience and/or relevant qualifications
  • Excellent analytical, organisational and problem-solving abilities, combined with a hands-on approach, and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • A credible and confident communicator (written and verbal)
  • CAD/CAM (Solidworks/Solidcam) knowledge and Microsoft Office skills – desirable but not essential
  • Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to work accurately in a busy and demanding environment
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work proactively using own initiative

Salary is negotiable dependent upon experience + other benefits

Full time, permanent role working Monday to Friday, day shift hours

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