Cambion Electronics Limited is a world class manufacturer of Electronic Components and working in partnership with many of the worlds leading and original equipment manufacturers.

Our success is based on quality, continuous improvement and customer service. As a result, we are often looking to expand our operations to meet increased demand from new projects within our Military and Aerospace Business Unit. For more information please see the "vacancies" link.


CNC Setter / Programmer

Cambion Electronics are looking for an experienced CNC Setter / Programmer (Swiss type sliding head) to join the team at our beautiful Peak District location – an easy commute from Sheffield.

Full time (Days Only), Permanent Position
Attractive salary + Performance Bonus + Ongoing Training Opportunities

Relocation package available if required

Castleton, Derbyshire S33 8WR

Easy Commute from Sheffield

Cambion Electronics are a high-end, AS 9100-accredited, precision manufacturer with substantial track record in aerospace, military, industrial, medical, petrochemical, instrumentation and industrial markets. Customer quality is at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking to recruit a skilled CNC Setter / Programmer to set, program and operate Citizen and Star sliding head lathes. Experience in Swiss type sliding head CNC machines is essential.

Main Duties:

As part of a great team, you will understand production plans, work with limited supervision and follow production & quality procedures to deliver exceptional quality turned-based parts to our worldwide customer base.

You will be required to:

  • Produce a high-quality product by setting and performing machine operations using CNC sliding head machines (Citizen and Star) ensuring quality workmanship at all times.
  • Turning of ferrous and non-ferrous materials and plastics.
  • Inspect components to fine BS tolerances using specialist equipment to check the manufactured component to the technical drawing.
  • Maintain and improve productivity, work in line with company procedures and machine capability to ensure production deadlines are met.
  • Maintain set-up sheets and production documentation, in line with company procedure.
  • Problem-solve using root cause analysis and corrective action.
  • Ensure work area is kept clean and tidy at all times by keeping machine and all associated tools and equipment in a clean and tidy manner.
  • Work within a safe environment by ensuring all company procedures and Health & Safety legislation is followed at all times.

Working Hours:

8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday (potentially changing to 9.30 to 6pm)

8.30am to 1pm Friday

Required Skills and Experience:

  • CNC Sliding Head setting experience using Star and / or Citizen. (Additional training will be provided).
  • Ability to self-inspect and work to tight tolerances.
  • Edit programs using Fanuc controls.
  • Ability to operate more than one machine at a time
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Motivated with a ‘can do’ attitude

Please Note: This role can be physically demanding. You will need to be comfortable with the following:

  • The job requires the CNC Setter / Programmer to be mainly standing throughout the day (apart from break times).
  • Lifting and loading rod.
  • Lifting and slinging.
  • General machine maintenance.

Relocation Support:

Are you an experienced CNC Setter / Programmer but live in another part of the country? If you would like to join the team at our beautiful Peak District premises, Cambion Electronics can offer the successful candidate relocation support.

If this impressive package sounds like an opportunity you can't turn away from - Apply Today!

How to apply for the CNC Setter / Programmer role:

Email    marc.taylor@cambion.com

You must be eligible to work in the UK.


Head Office:

Cambion Electronics Ltd., Mill Lane, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire. S33 8WR. United Kingdom

, Tel: 01433 621555, Registered in England and Wales, Company Registration Number: 00703283