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CNC Programmer/Production Engineer

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Park Farm Industrial Estate, Wellingborough, UK

Job Type

Full Time



About the Role

R & G Precision Engineering Ltd, a renowned mechanical component manufacturer specializing in precision engineering, is seeking a highly skilled and motivated CNC Production Engineer/CAM Programmer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will play a key role in our manufacturing process, utilizing their expertise in CNC programming and production engineering to ensure the efficient and accurate production of high-quality mechanical components.


CNC Programming: Develop, optimize, and troubleshoot CNC programs for multi-axis machining centers using industry-standard CAM software. Ensure programs are efficient, meeting quality standards and production requirements.

Process Optimization: Collaborate with production teams to optimize machining processes, reduce cycle times, and improve overall efficiency. Implement best practices to enhance productivity and maintain high-quality standards.

Tooling and Fixture Design: Design and select appropriate tooling, cutting parameters, and fixtures for CNC machining operations. Work closely with the tooling department to ensure availability and proper maintenance of tools.

Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough checks on machined components to ensure adherence to specified tolerances and quality standards. Collaborate with quality control teams to address any deviations and implement corrective actions.

Technical Support: Provide technical support to machine operators, addressing programming and machining issues as they arise. Train operators on new processes and ensure compliance with safety protocols.

Continuous Improvement: Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives, identifying opportunities for process enhancements, cost reduction, and overall efficiency improvements within the manufacturing workflow.


  • Education: Time served apprenticeship or similar experience in a precision environment.

  • Experience: Minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience in CNC programming and production engineering within a precision manufacturing environment.

  • Software Proficiency: Proficient in CAM software (e.g., Mastercam, Hypermill, or equivalent) for CNC programming. Familiarity with CAD software is a plus.

  • Technical Skills: In-depth knowledge of CNC machining processes, tooling selection, and fixture design. Strong understanding of machining principles, cutting parameters, and material properties.

  • Problem-Solving: Proven ability to troubleshoot and optimize CNC programs, addressing issues related to tooling, machining processes, and quality deviations.

  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams, provide technical support, and contribute to a positive team environment.

  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing priorities, work under pressure, and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

R & G Precision Engineering Ltd is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. If you possess the required skills and are passionate about precision engineering, we invite you to join our team and contribute to our commitment to excellence.

About the Company

R & G Precision Engineering, a leading name in the field of precision manufacturing, stands out as a dynamic and innovative company that places a high value on its workforce. Recognized for its commitment to excellence and cutting-edge technological advancements, R & G Precision Engineering provides a stimulating and growth-oriented environment for potential employees. With a strong emphasis on precision machining, the company is dedicated to delivering top-notch products to its diverse clientele.

As a potential employee, joining R & G Precision Engineering means becoming part of a team that thrives on challenges and constantly seeks ways to push the boundaries of precision engineering. The company values individuals who are not only highly skilled in their respective fields but also possess a passion for innovation and problem-solving. R & G Precision Engineering fosters a culture of collaboration and continuous learning, encouraging employees to stay abreast of the latest advancements in precision manufacturing technologies. The company's commitment to employee development is evident in its comprehensive training programs, which aim to enhance skills and ensure that every team member is well-equipped to contribute to the company's success.

Moreover, R & G Precision Engineering is known for its inclusive and supportive workplace culture. The company values diversity and recognizes the importance of a varied perspective in driving innovation. Potential employees can expect a workplace that encourages open communication, values teamwork, and fosters a sense of pride in contributing to the creation of high-quality precision-engineered products. With its forward-thinking approach and dedication to employee well-being, R & G Precision Engineering stands as an appealing choice for those seeking a fulfilling and challenging career in the precision manufacturing industry.

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