CAD/CAM Programmer

Job title : CAD/CAM Programmer
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Sectors :
Salary : £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN2168_1579533947
Contact name : Zac Pyne
Contact email :

CAD/CAM Programmer/ Machinist

  • c£35k

  • Immediate start

We have an immediate position available for a skilled CNC Programmer to join a very well established Aerospace business based near Chesham


To set up and operate 5 axis CNC machines (Maka & Maxicam), mainly on vacuum formed plastic items for the aerospace industry.

  • Writing programs for parts & tooling

  • Producing engineering drawings

  • Operation of CNC machinery to produce parts specified by client contracts

  • Monitoring and being responsible for each component produced by the machine

  • Inspecting and signing off each day's output

  • Learning new programming techniques and attending training courses where required

  • Liaising with the senior CNC Programmer to optimise workflow

  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings


  • Minimum of 1+ years CNC operation experience

  • Experience using Solidcam, Solidworks & Catia V5

  • Experience operating 5 axis Maka CNC machines & Maxicam CNC but not essential.

  • Experience of Programming using BWO/ISO code

  • Understanding and interpreting technical/engineering drawings essential

  • Good team worker, reliable and adaptable

  • Versatility and willingness to adapt

  • Knowledge of aerospace related products & companies desirable but not essential.

  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and having the ability to work to tight deadlines, including some late working.

  • A spirit of openness and cooperation; an individual who will boost the relationships and networks within the company

  • Good attention to detail; maintaining our high standards for delivery, quality & accuracy

We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

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