CNC Machinists Days or Nights

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  • Location

    Avonmouth, Bristol

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £21.69 - £22.44 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matthew Crook

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months PLUS

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    Summer 2019

  • Client:


CNC Machinists -

Shifts available:

Weekday Shift NIGHTS

Days shift - Week 1: Mon/Tues/fri/sat/sun then Week 2 Thurs/Friday 6am-6pm

Client based near Bristol. Morson are recruiting on behalf of a leading aircraft manufacturers for experienced CNC Machinists with apprenticeship level certification (certificates awarded by the business OR NVQ Level 3 OR City and Guilds 2 or 3). Please call 0161 707 1516 for more information on this and ask for Matthew Crook.


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
  • Deburr 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

Overtime also available.