3/5 Axis CNC Operator | Collins McNicholas

3/5 Axis CNC Operator

  • Reference: LK44895
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Limerick, Tipperary
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for a CNC Operator with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a permanent position.


The following are the key requirements for the role:




  • 3/5 Axis CNC experience
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Produces machined parts operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine.
  • Produces parts in accordance with Work Orders, verifying the parts against the drawing and any other appropriate specifications; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Follows appropriate instructions from the setter in the operation of the machine, and any part specific instructions.
  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
  • Obtain approval of First-off part from the Quality Department or appointed personnel before proceeding to manufacture the batch.
  • Verify parts by measuring critical dimensions at regular intervals which may or may not be detailed in an inspection sheet. Record measurements in an inspection sheet as required.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs, and records all work electronically on the ERP data collection system.
  • Prepares completed batch together with associated documentation for progressing to the next operation on the Work Orders route.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs or support.
  • Maintains the area where they work, clean and tidy, free of obstructions, including any storage and WIP.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in training and educational opportunities.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.



  • 3/5 Axis CNC Machine experience is essential for this role.
  • Effective influencing and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work under own initiative

For a confidential discussion on the above role please contact Michael O’Leary on 061-512270

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