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Job #: R-00130181
Location: Essex, GB
Category: Manufacturing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Night
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: UK - BPSS


CNC Mill Operator



Leidos is currently seeking a CNC Miller to operate machines on a night shift (10pm to 6.15am) 40 hours per week.


To operate 3axis and 4axis CNC Milling machines to manufacture precision components.


● Adhere to Health and Safety regulations and law.

● Have knowledge of ISO9001, ISO14001 and Q1.

● Understand the Quality Management System Quality Brief.

● Responsible for the production of Company products.

● Achieve production targets and deadlines.

● Work from engineering drawings.

● Check materials for type and quantity.

● Prepare cutting tools.

● De burr components.

● To clock in/out and fill in time cards correctly.

● Completion of job record sheets.

● Checking components for quality and quantity.

● Provide your own tools and ensure they are serviceable at all times.

Other Functions

● Housekeeping (clean, efficient and safe work place).

● Daily before use checks of machines and equipment.

● Maintenance of machines and fault reporting.

● Ensure your working area within the Workshop is kept clean and tidy.

About You

Experience of CNC Operations, ideally using FANUC / SIEMENS /HEIDENHAIN Controls

Knowledge of the machinery, tools, equipment, and materials common to the role

Suitably trained, preferably with an apprenticeship. With previous experience in all or some of the following areas

  • Automation
  • Automotive manufacturing
  • Aerospace manufacturing
  • Mechanical/material handling
  • Pneumatics
  • Inspection  

Due to the nature of our business, you will need to be able to pass and maintain a BPSS security clearance.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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