CNC Operator – Turning

CNC Turner | Express Engineering (Gateshead) Ltd


Job Title: CNC Operator – Turning

Salary/Rate: £12.81 – £16.01/hour Shift Worker £14.41/hour + Overtime

Location: Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Company: Express Engineering (Gateshead) Ltd



  • To operate a range of CNC Machining centres with a range of control systems.


  • Reading drawings in imperial and metric sizes
  • Understanding tolerances, geometric tolerances and surface finishes
  • Ability to use measuring equipment such as micrometers, Vernier’s, plug gauges, screw plugs and ring gauges
  • Ability to run a range of CNC turning machines with Fanuc, Mazatrol, Heidenhain and Hitachi Seiki Control.
  • Be familiar with selecting the correct turning insert styles and grades for a range of materials
  • Be familiar with cutting a wide range of materials including Non Ferrous, Aluminium, Alloy Steel, Stainless       Steel, Inconel and Titanium


  • Have a can-do attitude and work well with others in a team environment
  • Willing to work overtime when required to suit customer requirements
  • Willing to work shifts
  • Flexible – willing to be training in other machining processes
  • Capable of passing on knowledge and training others
  • Follow SOP

Reporting to: Production Manager/ Production Team Leader

Hours of work: Alternative 2 weeks Day/Nights & Weekends

Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: Immediately
Contract Length: N/A
Contact Name: Michele Watson (

Michele Watson, Kingsway, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE11 0EG, United Kingdom or email

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