CNC Setter Operator



Job description

This is a full-time on-site role as a CNC Setter Operator. The CNC Setter Operator is responsible for setting up, running, and ensuring that our 5 axis CNC milling machines operate correctly. They will need experience in a pattern and model making setting, and maintain close communication with the team to ensure work is being produced on time and to the required standard.

Role requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience setting and operating CNC machines.
  • Proficient in reading and understanding technical drawings.
  • Ability to set up the machines including, but not limited to, selection of tools and holders, fixtures, jaws, chuck, and collets, stock material, and equipment.
  • Ability to understand and follow standard work, basic control programs, and work instructions.
  • Experience with materials such as model board and aluminium.
  • Methodical with good organisation and communication skills.
  • General workshop and hand tool skills.

Bonus Skills

  • Holds a valid forklift/counterbalance licence
  • Has experience with PowerMill and/or HyperMill
  • Experience with other materials, such as brass, bronze, GRP, CFRP, timber, and plastics
  • Experience with Mazak and CMS(Fanuc) CNC Machines

Company description

Penta Patterns was established in 1985 and is located in the heart of the Midlands. They are specialist manufacturers of patterns, composite and carbon fibre moulds, components and tooling for prototype, pre-production and production in a number of industries including motorsport/automotive, defence, aerospace and luxury and bespoke artwork and design. They provide a variety of services including CAD, CAM, 5 axis CNC machining, composite components/tooling, 3D inspection/scanning, resin casting, reverse engineering, and traditional hand and bench skills.

What we offer

  • 36-hour week over 4 days
  • Option to join private healthcare scheme
  • Negotiable salary
  • Death in service insurance
  • Annual leave + bank holidays

If this sounds like the role for you, then please send your CV to or to discuss this vacancy please call 01455 890 571 and ask for Neil Walker.

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