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June 2024 – Career Opportunity: CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator

We’re seeking a CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator to join our team in Burgess Hill, West Sussex

GD Rectifiers' CNC Programmer/Setter/Programmer role.

CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator Role

Job Title: CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator

Salary: Competitive

Location: Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

Benefits: 28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays)



We’re one of the UK’s leading distributors of power electronic components and we’re looking for an experienced CNC Programmer/Setter/Operator to join our team. As a major player in the power electronics industry, GD Rectifiers has built a remarkable reputation over the past 50 years and are proud to work on some of Britain’s biggest and most exciting rail, automotive, aviation, medical and industrial projects.

We are seeking a highly organised, proactive and experienced CNC programmer to support our CNC team. This role requires good communication skills, meticulous attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently. The successful candidate will be hardworking and have a positive attitude, playing a pivotal role in enhancing the company’s productivity.



  1. Strong ability to program, set and operate a Cincinnati CNC Machine
  2. Assembly work within the production team
  3. Responsible for the movement of stock using a forklift
  4. General warehouse/factory duties
  5. Report directly to the Factory Supervisor


Skills & Experience

  1. Advanced level of experience operating Cincinnati CNC machines with Heidenhain controls
  2. Excellent working knowledge of CNC Machines and Heidenhain controls
  3. Ability to read engineering drawings and liaise with the sales team on jobs
  4. Compliant with all Health & Safety procedures
  5. Forklift license desired but not essential
  6. Willingness to work as a team and work on other factory areas when required
  7. A positive, can do attitude and approach to your work
  8. A minimum of 1-year experience in a CNC Machining role or as an apprentice


To apply for this role, you must live in the UK and be able to commute to Burgess Hill. Please send your CV to: For further information on job vacancies please visit our Careers page on our website. You can also apply for this role on Indeed here.

No agencies please.


Equal Opportunities

GD Rectifiers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


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If you apply for this role, GD Rectifiers will keep your CV on file for three months and will contact you if a suitable role becomes available. If you do not wish for your CV to be kept on file, please contact Sarah Langley:

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