CNC Operator - Thurnscoe

Ref: 584 Date Posted: Thursday 11 Jul 2024

Do you want to be involved with a growing company which strives to be the best in the world at what they do?  

At Balmoral we believe service is our differentiator, if you are customer focused & always deliver on your promises, we may have an exciting opportunity for you.  

Balmoral Tanks Ltd is a leading Global engineering design and manufacturing company. As a result of significant investment in people and plant, the company produces what is believed to be the most comprehensive range of tank products available for a single source in the EU. 

We are currently seeking a highly motivated CNC Operator to join us at our Thurnscoe Site. 

Brief Description of the role 

As a CNC Operator, you will handle multiple types of equipment including CNC press brake, CNC laser, and CNC punch. You will be instrumental in the fabrication of metal components, ensuring precision and adherence to specifications. This role offers opportunities for advancement into CNC programming and other technical skills through on-the-job training. 


Main Duties  

  • Operate CNC press brake, laser cutter, and punch machines safely and efficiently in line with company policies and procedure. 

  • Interpret engineering drawings and specifications to fabricate parts accurately. 

  • Perform set-up and calibration of machines to ensure optimal operation. 

  • Conduct routine maintenance and inspections to uphold machine performance and product quality. 

  • Monitor machine performance, including tool wear and quality control, and make necessary adjustments to maintain optimal production standards. 


  • Advanced experience in operating at least one of the following CNC machines: press brake, CNC laser, or CNC punch. Familiarity with machine programming is beneficial. 

  • Proficient in interpreting engineering drawings and specifications to produce accurate components. 

  • Familiarity with programming and setting up CNC machines is desirable, and willingness to undergo training for CNC programming is required. 

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot machine issues. 

  • Excellent attention to detail and quality consciousness to ensure precision fabrication. 

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment, particularly in the fabrication of metal components, is preferred. 

  • In return for your hard work, you will be entitled to: 

  • Join the Balmoral Benefits hub. 

  • Restaurant discounts 

  • Holiday discounts 

  • Cycle to work schemes.  

  • Discounts at large supermarkets 

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program 

  • Confidential support 

  • Counselling  

  • Profit related bonus. 

  • Increasing annual leave  

  • Ongoing training 

  • Christmas shutdown