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Friday 14 January 2022

We are looking for CNC Operator/Setters in our turning department

Come Make it Blue®

Looking for a different career with a local international manufacturing company?

Webtec are specialist manufacturers of hydraulic measurement and control products helping to improve the productivity of heavy machinery and proud to be awarded ‘Investors in People Silver’ in 2020.  

With R&D, Manufacturing & IT, Service, Finance, Sales and Marketing based in St Ives, Cambridgeshire (with easy access to the A14) and subsidiary companies in the USA, Germany and HK there is lots of room to grow your career.
Webtec’s purpose: We believe in being better than we are today, striving to constantly improve, and inspiring others to enjoy the challenges that engineering brings.

About the roles
We have two exciting opportunities to work within the Turning team of our Machine Shop – each one requiring a different level of experience.  So if you have machining experience or have trained as an machining apprentice, read on!

The roles are:
CNC Operator/Setter – salary £25k to £28k
CNC Operator/Setter/Programmer – salary £30k to £34k

The roles primarily involve:

  • Setting, operating (and programming for the programming role) lathes, to complete production jobs to tight timescales
  • Undertaking inspection duties to ensure that parts are manufactured correctly and to a high standard, by following instruction guides and drawings
  • ensuring our ERP system is up to date and associated paperwork is completed

The successful applicant for both posts will be reliable, motivated and have a strong work ethic to ensure that manufacturing to deadlines is achieved.  Effective communication skills are essential both verbally - to maintain good teamwork - as well as on paper or electronically, to keep job information up to date and accurate.

In addition, applicants for the Operator/Setter role will have at least 3 years machining experience working in a similar industry and will understand the principles of G code CNC programs.

Applicants for the Programmer post will be apprentice trained and will have experience of programming Fanuc based machines. 

The company works a five day week - Monday to Friday 39-hours - and in the Machine Shop, this is based on a 2-Shift System. 
Monday to Thursday - the early shift is from 6:00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. and the late shift is from 1.30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Fridays - the early shift is from 6:00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and the late shift is from 12.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

These times include half an hour unpaid lunch break and 2 short coffee breaks during the day. Shifts alternate on a weekly basis.


  • Monthly pay
  • 24 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays
  • One month paid sick pay after 12 months of service
  • Discretionary profit share scheme for all employees after one month of service and pro-rated for part years
  • Death in Service cover through Life Assurance Scheme (UNUM) from day one of employment – 4 x salary age 16 to state pension age
  • Employee Assistance Programme (through Life Assurance Scheme) and Webtec Wellbeing group to support mental health
  • Workplace Pension scheme with Royal London.  Employee 5%, Employer 3% plus salary sacrifice on request.
  • Free tea/coffee in fully fitted kitchen with fridge/freezer/microwave

Please see our website and social media pages for further information about us:

Please email if you have any questions regarding the vacancy.
Webtec Products Ltd, Nuffield Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 3LZ, UK.


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