Heidenhain CNC Programmer

Job title : Heidenhain CNC Programmer
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Reading, Berkshire
Sectors :
Salary : £0.00 - £50000 per annum
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN2163_1578641151
Contact name : Zac Pyne
Contact email : zac@syntechrecruitment.co.uk

5 Axis Heidenhain Programmer

  • Salary up to £50k
  • 38 Hour week (Early finish Fridays)
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Premium overtime rate

My client, a prestigious Engineering company based in Reading are currently looking for a skilled 5 axis Heidenhain programmer to join a small but skilled Machine Shop.


Our client, renowned for their high-end machining capability are seeking a highly skilled Heidenhain programmer to work on one off and small batch work (1-10 off). You will be part of a highly skilled team of engineers with the opportunity to work on parts for the Motorsport, oil&gas, aerospace industry! The successful programmer will be working in their own mini cell, with a 3 & 5 axis Heidenhain machine and a Sonic spark erosion machine.

** The role is not suited to someone who is used to batch repeat work. **


  • Machining of precision component's in stainless steel, brass and aluminium.
  • Experience working on Spark Erosion machines.
  • Ability to program on Heidenhain controls from Engineering Drawing.
  • Ability to resolve queries and problems to best of knowledge before escalating up to next level ensuring minimum occurrence of errors and provide workable solutions.
  • Responsible for adhering to Health and Safety rules and procedures.
  • Conducting assigned tasks in a controlled and safe manner, paying particular respect to colleagues and equipment.

Essential Skills:

· Skilled Heidenhaim 5 axis programmer.
· Previous high precision machining work
· Confident ability to work on their own.
· Candidates with Spark Erosion experience would be a distinct advantage

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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