CNC Operator - Glenrothes

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CNC - Manufacturing
Ref: 169 Date Posted: Friday 17 May 2019
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CNC Operator / Permanent / Glenrothes / Start ASAP / £14.00 - £14.50ph

Influx Recruitment are excited to be supporting one of our global clients with finding them a suitable CNC Operator, in Glenrothes. Our client are a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production operations.

If successful you will strive to produce world class quality, precision machined components from raw material stage to completed product, for use in both subsea environments as well as a variety of bespoke end uses. You will take a customer service approach, both internal and external, with a view that the technical services you provide are there to support the efficient management of your workspace and component production.  You will be responsible for your own productivity output, utilising various manufacturing processes and disciplines, including turning, milling and horizontal boring. As a CNC Operator you will be keen to take on challenges, develop your technical skills potential as well as expand your knowledge and experience through a variety of exciting initiatives.  



Operate designated machine safely and competently, ensuring that all HSE and housekeeping standards are maintained.

Carry out designated tasks as instructed.

Interpret Engineering drawings manufacturing components within set tolerances.

Interpret engineering drawings from sketches, existing drawings, and electronic images identifying the most efficient, cost effective tooling/programming solution without compromising quality or safety

Plan and schedule workload according to weekly production schedule highlighting any key areas which may prevent meeting weekly targets

Carry out work through turning, milling and horizontal boring departments as instructed.

Attend daily team brief meetings, actively engaging in positive discussions regarding potential problematic areas.

Identify technical issues and seek support to rectify them whilst offering solutions where possible.

Record accurate SFDC time entry.

Identify and report quality related issues to charge hand.

Willingly accept and receive training.

Accurately describe events during quality related investigations, aiding the charge hand to understand the root cause where required.

Willingly assist charge hand to eradicate identified potential areas of non-conformance.

Respond to identified process improvements and implement them willingly.

Report discrepancies in job route times as soon as they are identified. Communicate them to the charge hand and implement changes when requested.

Strive to assist with maintaining all relevant KPIs in Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Engagement whilst identifying areas for improvement.

Action all tasks assigned to maintain high levels of target achievement as designated by charge hand.

Assist with streamlining and improving overall manufacturing efficiencies and process performances to reduce overall direct labour costs.

Take part and contribute in toolbox talks.

Cover holidays and absence by working overtime in line with business needs.

Demonstrate awareness of and promote company objectives, policies and procedures.

Ensure that all procedures/paperwork is completed, kept up to date and signed off by the relevant person.

Demonstrate desire and willingness to promote and ensure that 5S principles are adhered to.

Ensure all company policies surrounding, health & safety, quality requirements and housekeeping are met.

Adheres to inspection criteria, policies and procedures without exception.

Travel as and when required.

Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager.



An exceptional ability to understand, evaluate and apply technical information (Functional / Technical skills)

Has solutions and suggestions that are effective in addressing the problem at hand (Decision Quality & Problem Solving)


Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks (Priority Setting)

Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks (Informing Others)

Able to follow, work within and improve business processes whilst exercising good judgement based on immediate and future business needs.  (Process Management)


Will be energised by challenges and drawn towards opportunities (Action Oriented)

Personal and Interpersonal

Imbued with a strong sense of customer focus (internal/external) (Customer Focus)

Committed to self-improvement and development through the role in order to achieve career goals (Self- development)

Is known to consistently adhere to ethical principles and expects others to follow suit (Ethics & Values)

A candid team player who collaborates with peers to solve problems (Peer Relationships)






Time served apprenticeship in relevant subject.

Higher education in a relevant subject.


Good working knowledge of the Oil and Gas in a relevant field.

Working knowledge of CNC lathes, CNC machining centres & CNC horizontal borers.


Skills, training or special knowledge

Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook).

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.

ERP knowledge such as Oracle, Emax.


Quality Assurance

Carry out all duties in accordance with the Quality Assurance procedures and department/area work instructions.


Contribute to general improvements in the quality and key activities of the department/area.


Participate in training where required.

Health, Safety and Environment

Carry out all duties safely and in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy, Employee Handbook, procedures, training and instruction.

To be safety conscious and report any safety hazards to the HSE representative.

If this position sounds like it could of interest then please call Stefan at Influx Recruitment on 0131 331 1500 or email him here: