• Full Time
  • Bristol
  • This position has been filled

Website Fowlers of Bristol (Engineers) LTD

Job Title: CNC Machine – Setter/Operator

Reporting to: Engineering Manager

Location: Avonmouth, Bristol

Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time

Hours: 37.5 hours per Week


Fowlers of Bristol (Engineers) Ltd is a well-established Bristol based manufacturing firm which produces high quality, sheet metal & precision engineered products predominantly for the Aerospace & Defence industry. We employ approx. 24 staff and have a turnover of approximately £1.8M per annum.


The Setter/Operator will be responsible for the set-up and machining of various production parts using our Hardinge & XYZ VMC’s


1. Set and Operate Vertical Machining Centres.

2. Set and Operate using Siemens 810D / 828 (Shopmill Control) or similar.

3. Read and Interpret Engineering Drawings.

4. Work to fine tolerances.

5. Inspect machined parts.

6. Ensuring machine downtime is kept to the absolute minimum.

7. Liaising with the Engineering Manager and the Machining Team to ensure work going through the machines is produced in a timely, efficient and safe manner to meet both customer & company targets.


The ideal person will have;

1. Practical experience of setting & operating Vertical Machining Centres.

2. Knowledge and experience of using traditional (manual) machine tools.

3. I.T. Literate (Outlook, Word & Excel)

5. Desire to contribute positively and work as part of a small team.

Please forward CV to enable us to consider your application further

Applications to be made via email to careers@fowlers-eng.com

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Overtime