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CNC Setter - Perm Nights

Job Number:  40485
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Casting UK
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Telford, GB

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Job Number: 40485 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Cosma Casting UK 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: TELFORD 



Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

Reporting directly to the Shift Supervisor the CNC Setter Operator will be first response to any minor automated issues that affect CNC operation on shift. The CNC Setter Operator will also be responsible for dealing with issues on the downstream line, including but not limited to SHL cells and the straightening presses. A core member of the team, you will be responsible for the processing of castings on site, whilst ensuring a safe working environment is maintained, and customer satisfaction being the goal in terms of meeting high quality standards. You will have experience with ABB robots, CNC’s, straightening presses and be able to train operators to required standard on these processes.

Note that this role is on a Permanent night shift 10pm to 6am which starts on the Monday night. 

Benefits include: Competitive salary,  33 holiday days (25 plus 9 Statutory) on site parking, Company pension which includes death in service and critical illness cover,  employee discount scheme, as well as an Employee Assistance Programme

Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the Team Member occupying this position. Team Members will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their Line Manager

Key Responsibilities

This role entails but is not limited to: -

  • Guarantee a safe working environment
  • Ensure all production processes conform to current quality standards
  • Manufacture parts in time to satisfy customer demand
  • Strive to improve production processes
  • Part of a team to investigate root cause analysis of production process downtime and implement corrective actions
  • Be competent in running CNC’s, recovery of ABB robots from an emergency stop position and operation of all aspects of the automated lines.
  • Tool changing of CNC’s .
  • Training of Operators on how to operate ABB robots and recover from an error state or emergency stop.
  • Monitor hourly performance and identify shortfalls, liaising with Production Supervision and reporting, raising red flags where required.
  • Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant and adhere to all Health and Safety Environmental requirements
  • Other related duties as determined by the Production Manager or Shift Supervisor.

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Proven Production experience in Die casting environment CNC’s
  • Experience of problem solving
  • Use of 5S to improve production environment
  • Experience of straightening presses
  • Understanding of KPI’s to track performance
  • ABB robot operation and programming


  • Experience within castings sector
  • IOSH Qualification
  • Tier 1 automotive supply
  • CNC Specific training packages
  • CNC Setting
  • Training of team members
  • Basic understanding of OEE calculation and what drives the metric from the cell

Additional Information

Personal Attributes:

  • Good problem solving skills
  • Confidence to challenge the status quo
  • Target driven
  • Work collaboratively to achieve project/company goals
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Good communicator both written and verbal
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Organised and able to multi-task
  • Proactive in approach with a “can do attitude”
  • Flexibility to travel overseas infrequently
  • Flexibility to attend off-site training courses as required
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Self-motivated
  • Analytical approach
  • Ability to challenge/reason their point of view at all level
  • Logical approach
  • Eligibility to work in the U.K.

Working Environment:

Plant conditions necessitate exposure to heat, cold, dust, hot objects, and loud noises within our manufacturing environment. Full Health and Safety training and PPE provided for all conditions.

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

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