CNC Programmer/Setter

Location: Tonyrefail, South Wales 

Division: Machined Parts

Hours of Work:
37.5 hours per week (2 shift rotation) 

Located 10 minutes from Junction 34 on the M4, Ensinger Machine Parts Limited is part of the Ensinger UK Machining Division. We are market leaders in the manufacture of precision machined plastic components. We are a key supplier into some of the UK’s leading medical, life science, aerospace, Formula 1 and technology companies. The company is part of an international organisation and a market leader in the manufacture and distribution of engineering thermoplastics. 

Purpose of the role: 
To set and run machines in which you are trained to do so, ensuring maximum production is achieved to quality standards, while also inspecting parts produced, notifying of any areas of concern. Adjust set ups/alter programmers sharpen tools as and when required, ensuring that maximum production is achieved. 

Scope & Relationships: 
You will have responsibility for your work output while available to help with the setting of machines for operators, informing Team Leaders or Supervisors of any production problems. 

Main Responsibilities & Accountabilities: 
To communicate with Team Leaders or Supervisors of any issues relating to production, informing of parts not being to tolerance.
Support the operators in machine set ups. 
Work in the most effective ways, making machine adjustments, as and when required. 
Work in accordance of the quality system. 
Ensure on the job self-inspection.
To comply with all reasonable requests made by the Production Supervisor and Production Manager.
To assist in the training of apprentices. 
Ensure all aspects of safety standards are kept at all times within the production department to comply with health and safety procedures and regulations that are laid down in the Group Health and Safety policy.
Ensure cleanliness and good housekeeping at all times.

Time served Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship. 


Experience of machining engineering plastics and composite materials.
Communication skills
Proven background of CNC Machining.

Personal Profile: 

A “can-do” attitude to ensure delivery of the highest output.
Adhere to tight deadlines, multitask. 
Detail-orientated, with a high level of attention to avoid errors. 
Fast-paced, astute and proactive.
Self-motivated and energised.
A flexible approach and willingness to work additional hours in order to meet the needs of the business.

What we can offer:

28 days holiday (inclusive of public holidays), increasing up to an additional 5 days with length of service
An additional day off for your birthday
Life assurance (1 x annual salary cover)
5% employer pension contributions
Cycle to work scheme
Eyecare vouchers
Discounted shopping
Monthly lottery where all employees have the chance to win £100 in their pay
Free car parking


Dylan Gardiner

HR Business Partner

Tel: 01443 678 400
Fax: 01443 672 444

Ensinger Ltd
Wilfried Way
Mid Glamorgan
CF39 8JQ