Technical & Engineering

GIBBS Programmer / Setter / Operator – CNC

£Negotiableper Annum

Seeking GIBBS Programmer / Setter / Operator (CNC) Ely

We are currently looking for a GIBBS Programmer to join a rapidly expanding business unit, you will typically manufacture complex parts machined from large castings in very small batches. The parts are of high value, made to a very high standard and we expect zero scrap therefore precision work is essential. Whilst seeking a permanent candidate we are looking at contract options for an immediate start.

Start: ASAP
Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £Negotiable!
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Thursday 8am – 16.30pm, Friday 8am – 13.30pm
Duration: On-going

Due to the nature of this role it is essential that we have candidates with GIBBS programming experience and a strong engineering background. You will have a right first time approach and have experience of dealing with low volume high value parts.


  • Supporting the business with offline programming of complex parts
  • Using Fanuc, Haas and Heidenheim controlled machines
  • Reading and interpretation of very complex drawings
  • Design and manufacture of fixtures and tooling
  • Setting up new jobs
  • Loading, examining and modifying CNC programmes
  • Documenting the work done accurately and comprehensively
  • Working to achieve project deadlines

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent CAD/CAM skills (software – Gibbs)
  • Being a casting specialist
  • Strong problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to work to very tight tolerances (microns)
  • Good understanding of what a programme is going to do in order that equipment and parts are protected from potential damage

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this to Permanent vacancy.

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