Machine Setter - CNC

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: £28k - 30k per year + OT + Healthcare Plan + Pension

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 03/01/2022

CNC – Machine Setter

Stonehouse, Gloucestershire    

Permanent – £28-30K Per Year + OT + Healthcare + Pension

Role Profile

RE Recruitment have a new opportunity for experienced CNC Machine Setters to come and join our client at their Manufacturing Plant in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.

Our client is a Global manufacturer in the Automotive sector, and due to a sustained period of growth they are looking to expand their skilled workers to assist in the continued increase of output across the factory.

Key responsibilities & duties

  • To be responsible for the setting, checking and calibration of all gauging equipment within a cell.
  • To be responsible for the start-up, re-setting, running and shutdown of all machines in a cell, including fixtures, tooling (including ordering) and all work handling equipment
  • To be responsible for the training of operators within a cell and ensuring sign-off against training plans.
  • To allocate daily tasks to operators within a cell to ensure output targets are achieved in line with quality and health and safety standards.
  • To ensure effective day by day communication to all operators within a cell regarding output targets, performance, achievement against MOP’s, and issues affecting quality.
  • To be responsible for the generation, collation, and publication of MOP’s data.
  • To be accountable for the quality of parts processed by ensuring that quality procedures are adhered to, and any quality problems are identified and reacted to promptly.
  • To assist in the development and implementation of process improvement activities, including process control, scrap reduction and TQ activity.
  • To be responsible for ensuring effective material flow including the receipt, handling, storage, and delivery of all materials to and from, and within a cell.
  • To be responsible for ensuring first line maintenance of all plant and machinery within a cell (including coolants and filtration).
  • Supports the communicating to the organisation the importance of meeting customer as well as statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Escalates any customer quality concern immediately upon identification, with their respective APU Quality team

Skills & Qualifications  

  • Motivated team player, committed to quality
  • Being a methodical problem solver to efficiently identify and resolve equipment/process issues in the cell
  • Ability to communicate to all levels across the business
  • Experience in a similar high volume manufacturing environment
  • Recognised Apprenticeship or similar technical qualification (Level 2 minimum or above required)
  • Recognisable experience may be considered with sufficient proof of training/experience within a similar manufacturing environment.


  • To be team orientated
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadline when required
  • The ability to prioritise and organise own workload
  • To comply to company Health, Safety and Environmental regulations such as PPE showing responsibility of personal safety and that of others.
  • Treat work colleagues with respect. (Equality and Diversity)

 Working Schedule

3-shift rota – Rotated fortnightly

Mornings & Afternoons:   Monday – Friday  (06.00 – 14.00, 14.00 – 22.00)

Nights:                              Sunday – Thursday (22.00 – 06.00)


For further information please contact Ed Bryant on 07384 255850 or


Salary£28k - 30k per year + OT + Healthcare Plan + Pension
Job ReferenceCNC Setter StoneH
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date03/01/2022
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted06/12/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Edward Bryant

Senior Account Manager


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