CNC Machinist

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £15.01 - £17.49 per hour + PAYE/LTD

  • Contact:

    Caroline Brooks

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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  • Client:


Our prestigious Client based in Avonmouth within the Aerospace industry is looking for a Time-Served CNC MACHINIST to start ASAP!!!

Working standard days Mon - Fri 7.30am - 3.30pm

Pay £15.01ph PAYE / £17.49ph LTD - 6 months on-going

You will be required to CNC machine composite and metallic aircraft components in line with design and engineering requirements.


Machine, rout, measure, trim and fettle composite and metallic aircraft components in line with CNC program parameters using gantry machines and robots

    • Drill, ream and countersink composite and metallic components
    • Load and set aircraft components in machining fixtures and jigs
    • Debur and under head radius aircraft components and assemblies
    • Set and adjust cutters using tool setting equipment to achieve aircraft design tolerances and dimensional requirements
    • Participate fully in local continuous improvement activities
    • Work in line with Health & Safety site requirements


  • Apprenticeship or recognised equivalent qualification
  • 5 years minimum CNC machining experience of aircraft components using drawings and processes
  • Ability to machine aircraft composite and metallic components to close tolerances
  • Good hand skills and co-ordination
  • Understand aircraft drawings, limits and quality systems
  • Good working knowledge of Renishaw probing equipment
  • Ability to select, amend, run, prove, and interrogate CNC machine programmes
  • Self-motivation with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both alone and in small teams
  • Ability and willingness to undertake training and understanding of composite manufacturing and machining techniques and processes
  • To take responsibility to "self-certify" own work
  • Working knowledge of IT systems including SAP and Microsoft packages and CNC machine programming

To apply please forward updated CV along with Apprenticeship paperwork/supporting qualifications stating availability/notice period