CNC Programmer

Posted on: 08/01/2019
Ref: VAC-17032
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Region: Scotland
  • Location: Aberdeen
    Blueprint Recruitment
  • Industry: Technical and Engineering
  • Discipline: CNC programmer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Blueprint Recruitment is currently working with an award winning and customer focused Gas Turbine business. Due to the continued success and growth within the company they are now recruiting for a CNC Programmer (CAD/CAM) to be based out of their site in the Aberdeenshire area.

CAD/CAM CNC Programmer

Brief Description:
Create drawings and CNC programs using Esprit software.
You be familiar with Siemens/Fanuc based G-Code / M-Code and should be able to perform post-process editing.
The CAD/CAM programmer should be proficient with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel and
Word) as well as be able to create new, maintain, and update files from that software.
You must also be able to determine the manufacturing process of a new product from the Fixture / work holding stage to the finished product.

Main Roles & Responsibilities:
Generate accurate CAD/CAM drawings of parts using supplied print or sketch.
Generate CNC programs for 5 axis and 7 axis machinery with use of Esprit software.
Control and handle CNC programs from the server to CNC machines.
Monitor, document and control and changes made to CNC programs.
Assist with the design of fixtures and work holding components.
Troubleshoot machine related issues (tooling, manufacturing process, or mechanical)
Create strong working relationships with suppliers to establish suitable and most cost effective tooling.
Provide daily reports of machine efficiency and reasons for any down time.
Attend daily update meetings and weekly production meetings.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
Mechanical Apprenticeship (or equivalent)
Mechanical SVQ Level 3 (or equivalent)

Skills & Behaviours:
Honest and reliable
Effective communication skills
Ability to work well in a team
Must be proficient with Fanuc/Siemens control systems.

Minimum of 3 years’ experience as Machine operator (Manual and/or CNC)
Minimum of 2 years’ experience as CNC Programmer.
Experience of 5 axis and 7 axis programming would be advantageous.

Permanent opportunity with negotiable salary.

If you are interested in applying or would like further information then please send your CV in confidence to John Johnson,

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