CNC Miller

CNC Miller

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Day shift £17.43 – £22.62 per hour
  • Night shift £23.18 – £30.08 per hour


Job Type:

  • Full-time, permanent
  • 37 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday
  • Overtime available at 1.5/1.84 of basic rate
  • Candidate must be flexible to work shift patterns, usually 2 weeks days/nights as per business requirements


About us:

Responsive Engineering Ltd provides a complete diverse, end-to-end manufacturing capabilities under one roof. Utilising technology and highly skilled employees, we provide discreet components or full-service offerings to our customers to a very high standard. As a company, we value wellbeing, driven individuals who work well together, ensuring trusted partnerships with a strong sense of ambition. Our ideal candidate will embody these values and demonstrate a commitment to promoting a safe, positive and supportive work environment. We are committed to being first in line, when it comes to taking responsibility for complex manufacturing solutions and to be recognised for customer and employee excellence.

Overall, Responsive Engineering Ltd is dedicated to delivering manufacturing engineered solutions that meet the needs of our customers, while upholding our values of wellbeing, driven, togetherness, ambition, and trusted partnerships.

About the Role:

Due to several new long-term projects, we have opportunities for skilled CNC Millers to join our talented production team on a permanent contract.
Candidates will be time served CNC Machinists through a recognised mechanical engineering apprenticeship, with a proven engineering background. They will operate, set and programme 3 axis / 5 axis / large gantry CNC milling machines to produce a variety of high-quality products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring the machine schedule is completed within the required timescales and to the correct drawing specifications.
  • Work methodically through tasks whilst ensuring quality is not compromised.
  • Follow quality policies and procedures.
  • Highlight any quality or production issues to supervision.
  • Maintain product traceability.
  • Prepare and load materials on machines.
  • Maximise machine utilisation with minimum downtime.
  • Multiple machines running when requested.
  • Mentor apprentices and colleagues when requested.
  • Comply with all health and safety requirements.
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by supervision, production manager or a member of the senior management team.


Experience / Skills

  • Time served CNC Miller.
  • Experience using at least one of the following Mazatrol / Heidenhain / Fanuc / Siemens controls.
  • Multi axis experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Ability to use various digital and analogue inspection equipment.
  • IT skills.
  • Offline programming experience with Alphacam would also be advantageous.



  • Opportunities for day and night shifts with overtime (overtime premium paid).
  • 25 days holidays per year + Bank Holidays.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Death in Service life insurance scheme.
  • Personal Injury scheme.
  • Health Cash Plan.
  • Free electric charging points.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work.
  • Early finish on a Friday.
  • Onsite Parking.
  • Onsite café and takeaway.
  • Referral programme (up to £750).

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