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Apprentice CNC Setter and Operator



11th April 2018

Apprentice CNC Setter and Operator

Position Summary

Primarily positioned in the Machine Shop as an Apprentice CNC Setter and Operator, supporting the roles of other machine shop responsibilities on a day-to-day basis. You will be responsible for managing and ensuring that machines are correctly configured to produce the required components, as well as performing preventative and breakdown maintenance tasks to keep the machines running. The position will revolve around the Machine Shop environment, allowing for training in specifically but not limited to the CNC machines and associated equipment.

Performance Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Immediate Performance Objectives
    • Learn role of CNC Machine Setter and Operator
    • Familiarization with Machine Shop environment and daily tasks
  • The Big-Picture/Strategic Deliverables
    • To Program, Set and Operate a range of CNC Turning Centres
    • Quality check parts produced in machine shop
  • Primary Responsibilities
    • Day-to-day support of the Machine Shop workload
    • Performing maintenance on machinery


  • Language Requirements
    • Fluent English essential
  • Education Requirements
    • Strong written, verbal and numerical skills essential
    • STEM Subject taken during GCSE’s or A-levels
    • Must hold at least 5 GCSE’s and a grade C (or higher) in both Maths and English
  • Personal Requirements
    • Willing to learn and support machine shop processes
    • Desire to become competent in all key areas of the machine shop and associated functions
  • Experience Requirements
    • Basic Health and Safety knowledge
    • Practically Minded
  • Mobility & Travel Requirements
    • Occasional UK Travel – travel to other ESAB sites may be required

Leadership & Performance

  • Describe Outstanding Performance:
    • Consistently deliver above and beyond individual objectives
    • Take a responsible attitude towards health and safety
    • Work for the good of the business and uphold ESAB values to achieve great things as a team
  • Leadership & Attributes Critical to Success
    • Team player
    • Self-motivated
    • Results driven
    • Organized and methodical
  • Career Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Support of the business internally and externally

ESAB Leadership Behaviors

  • Relentless Focus on Talent
  • Time is Our Most Precious Commodity
  • Drives Both Strategic and Day to Day
  • Tough-Minded Commitment to Results
  • Creates a Winning Atmosphere

Applications – please request for an application form from Will Landymore: will.landymore@esab.com or Guy Barraclough: guy.barraclough@esab.com

How to Apply – please mail the application to the following address: Gas Arc, Vinces Road, Diss, IP22 4WW (F.A.O Will Landymore)

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 01/07/2018


This job is located in Diss, Norfolk

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