CNC Setter / Programmer

  • Ings Ln, Kirkbymoorside, York YO62, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.

Since 1909, we have been valued for our integrity, performance and customer focus which we have demonstrated through our innovative solutions and ability to deliver on time and to cost. 

We specialise in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, alongside defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture.  Our capabilities include engineering design, manufacture, test and the provision of personnel, training and advice, whilst providing maintenance, integration and product support.   

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies that employs over 6,000 people with a turnover in excess of £2.7bn.

We are a respected total solutions provider for the military and commercial sectors.

Job Description

Job purpose:

Marshall Advanced Composites design and manufacture composite components and structures for a variety of applications in the air, at sea and on land.  We are looking for someone to join our Shared Services team at our Kirkbymoorside site in North Yorkshire.  The main purpose of the role is to programme, set and operate the CNC 5 Axis machine and other equipment to support the Company in delivering high quality composite products to our customers.  In order to maximise the efficiency of the equipment the position will involve some shift working.


Operation/setting of CNC and manual machine tools.

Creation and verification of programmes using CAD/CAM software.

Machining of composite/metallic components to a high standard.

Carry out planned maintenance of machinery in accordance with maintenance schedules.

Tooling Modifications and repairs as detailed within manufacturing job cards and verbal instructions.

To ensure all work is carried out safely and in line with local risk assessments and current health and safety legislation.


You will have: -

  • Significant experience using CNC machines and manual machine tools

  • Knowledge of Fanuc control systems and Catia programming

  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent or time-served apprentice

  • Good communication skills

  • Demonstrate high standards of quality at work

  • Ability to plan own work load and prioritise

  • Flexible approach to work.

  • Experience of machining composite materials would be beneficial

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

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