CNC Supervisor

Syntech Recruitment are working with a leading provider of precision engineering solutions, specialising in CNC machining and metal cutting. Our clients are dedicated to delivering high-quality components to our clients across various industries. The CNC Supervisor will have extensive experience with 3 and 5 axis CNC machining and metal cutting. The CNC Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing a team of 8-15 junior machinists and apprentices, providing mentorship, and ensuring the highest standards of quality and efficiency are met.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervision and Mentoring:
    • Oversee daily operations of the CNC machining team.
    • Mentor and provide hands-on training to junior machinists and apprentices.
    • Ensure team members adhere to safety protocols and best practices.
  • CNC Machining:
    • Operate and supervise the use of 3 and 5 axis CNC machines.
    • Program, set up, and operate CNC machines to produce precision metal parts.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve machining issues to maintain production efficiency.
  • Quality Control:
    • Conduct regular inspections to ensure all products meet quality specifications.
    • Implement and maintain quality control processes and standards.
  • Operational Efficiency:
    • Manage workflow to ensure production targets and deadlines are met.
    • Optimize machine usage and minimize downtime.
    • Collaborate with other departments to improve production processes.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Technical Expertise:
    • Proficiency in 3 and 5 axis CNC machining and metal cutting.
    • Strong understanding of CNC Setting and online programming.
  • Leadership:
    • Proven experience in a supervisory role within a CNC machining environment.
    • Ability to mentor, train, and develop junior team members.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-Solving:
    • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
    • Ability to make quick, informed decisions under pressure.
  • Organizational Skills:
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
    • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.


  • Competitive salary of £45,000 per annum.
  • Opportunity for career advancement and professional development.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.

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