CNC Machinist/Machine Operator

Job Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Up to £28984 per annum

Mego is excited to announce the recruitment opportunity with a leading manufacturer in Plymouth, renowned for its world-class status in the market.

Our client is actively seeking skilled Machine Operators/CNC Setters to join their team.

While an ideal candidate would possess 2-3 years of experience in machine operating/CNC setting within a manufacturing setting, we warmly welcome applicants with less experience, as training will be provided.

The working schedule involves alternating shifts from 0600-1400 and 1400-2200, offering an annualized salary of £28,984, inclusive of a shift premium.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate and set machinery following the Company’s production engineering and quality procedures.
  • Conduct frequency gauge checks in line with production engineering and quality protocols.
  • Report defects, including scrap and RTS, to the cell leader, specifying work order, part number, and reason.
  • Ensure correct tooling installation and adherence to specification sheets.
  • Complete daily short interval scheduling sheets accurately and promptly.
  • Perform daily/weekly machine setter operator checklists for coolants, oils, and machine health and safety.
  • Train operators or setter operators as needed.
  • Dispose of consumable items following the Company’s ISO 14001 procedures.
  • Undertake KPS activities as directed by the Cell Leader.
  • Perform TPM as required.
  • Adhere to health and safety guidelines by wearing company-issued personal protective equipment at all times.
  • Ensure machinery guarding is in place during operation.
  • Immediately report damaged or faulty guarding or machinery to the Cell Leader.


  • Some machine shop/CNC setting experience (training will be provided).
  • Ability to work according to the specified shift pattern.
  • Capable of working autonomously and collaboratively, prioritizing company health, safety, quality, and environmental standards.
  • Demonstrable good work record in a related manufacturing environment.

Mego Employment Ltd operates as both an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers.

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