Trainee Production Programmer

CNC Recruitment is seeking a Production Programmer to join our client in Stalbridge area -one of the largest steel manufacturing in the UK. The ideal candidate will be responsible for operating machinery, handling materials, and assisting in the production process.

Key Responsibilities:

– Creating CNC machine programs for manufacturing, using designated software
– Understanding basic 2D cad skills to check NC files. Checking dimensions and geometry
– Reading and understanding engineering drawings and confirming programme components from customer drawings, including manual programming of customer drawings
– Managing the scheduling of CNC machines and checking progression throughout the day to the completion of the job
– Quoting sections/fittings and lead times as appropriate
– Working in coordination with other production staff
– Monitoring batch numbers for test certs/traceability
– Liaising with the Sales department on cutting times to ensure customer delivery dates can be achieved
– Supplying drawings for shed to check machine accuracy
– Going through cutting tickets confirming when complete
– Maintaining accurate records and filing all correspondence as appropriate
– Liaising with the Purchasing department on non-stock requirements
– Attending all training courses when required

Personal specification:

– Desire to gain experience in programming CNC machines and CAD.
– Will be using Steel Projects and BDI.
– Understanding of on the shop floor is desirable but not essential.
– Proficient in tooling and materials handling
– Ability to weld and fabricate parts
– Basic maths skills for measurements and calculations
– Familiarity with warehouse operations
– Competent in using hand tools and mills
– Experience with SolidWorks and CAD software


– Bereavement leave
– Company pension
– Health & wellbeing programme
– Life insurance
– On-site parking

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for production work and possess the necessary skills, we welcome you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

CNC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer, we are working as a recruitment agency and comply with all data and GDPR processes, we are ICO registered, all data is kept strictly confidential.

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