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CNC Setter/Operator


Posted on 6/21/2024



51-200 employees

Cloud-based automated CAM programming software

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Industrial & Manufacturing


Essex, UK

Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Maintenance and Reliability Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
  • Apprentice trained in mechanical engineering or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in operating CNC machines, preferably for metal component production
  • Understanding of CNC machining strategies, particularly milling/turning, including speed, tool paths, and other factors
  • Practical knowledge of measuring tools, equipment, and concepts
  • Solid understanding of machining parameters and ability to diagnose and rectify production issues
  • Experience in setting up and operating CNC machines, including installing workpieces, fixtures, and cutting tools
  • Ability to select and install appropriate cutting tools, tool holders, and fixtures for machining processes
  • Set up and operate CNC Machining/Turning centers and Cutting Tools to meet customer requirements
  • Support production engineers and machinists by setting up new tools and establishing datum reference points
  • Ensure machinery setup is safe and ready to handle assigned tasks
  • Address tool breakages and interpret kinematics during production runs
  • Safely load and unload raw materials into CNC machines
  • Identify process improvements and implement adjustments to speed, tool paths, and other factors
  • Perform work according to company operating standards and procedures
  • Regularly inspect machines for mechanical and safety issues
  • Conduct preventative maintenance on machines, equipment, and tools
  • Monitor machine output and verify product acceptability
  • Maintain records of machine operations and report any non-conforming products
  • Escalate issues with NC tool paths to CAM programmers or line managers
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Perform manual finishing of machined components
  • Support packaging of machined components for dispatch
  • Adhere to quality standards and customer specifications using gauges and manual measuring instruments
  • Troubleshoot production problems to ensure adherence to quality standards

At CloudNC, employees thrive in an environment that leverages deep tech computational techniques to transform CAM programming, significantly reducing time and enhancing efficiency for 3-axis prismatic parts. The company's dedication to automating and simplifying CAM processes offers both seasoned professionals and newcomers in the industry a unique opportunity to engage with cutting-edge technology. This focus on technological advancement and efficiency makes it an attractive workplace for those passionate about shaping the future of manufacturing software solutions.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



, United Kingdom



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth