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CNC talent (shift or weekend work)

  • Picanol Group
Ieper, Belgium
Contract staff
  • Picanol Group
Ieper, Belgium
Contract staff


Proferro is part of Picanol Group, a business unit of Tessenderlo Group (Euronext: TESB).


A CNC operator, producing accurately machined workpieces: You will be required to set up the CNC machine using workpiece specification files, and position the workpiece on the machine for milling. You must be skilled at determining zero points, selecting the correct CNC program, setting up cutting tools correctly, etc.

You will check the CNC-machined workpiece on completion, using measurement instructions and technical drawings. When the machined workpiece is not 100% according to specification you will need to adjust the zero point and/or cutting tools. Your tasks will include cleaning and deburring finished workpieces and registering the finished piece before proceeding to the next one.


  • Strong in terms of being independent: you should enjoy working autonomously on machines, which you will do in close cooperation with your colleagues;

  • You should be comfortable with controllers: you must be able to understand geometry axes and various controllers (preferably Siemens 840D);

  • Computer program knowledge: you must be able to read and interpret computer programs according to ISO coding;

  • Multilingual or keen to learn: you must speak at least one of the following languages: Dutch, French, or English. Furthermore, if you have no knowledge of Dutch you must be willing to learn it;

  • Experienced metalworker: you should be an experienced CNC operator, or you should have completed a specific CNC training course;

  • Open to working shifts: we need staff to cover a range of shifts, including weekend work. You need to be willing to perform shift work, including second shifts, night shifts, and weekends.


At Proferro, you will work with the latest technologies and milling tools to produce parts for high-tech machines. And this will happen in a friendly and international culture.

You will benefit from:

  • On-the-job training: under a plan appropriate for the CNC machine that you operate. This will take place with a mentor who will be pleased to guide you;

  • Growth opportunities: to develop your career within your department or progress to another department within Picanol Group;

  • Last but not least: a competitive remuneration package, with attractive fringe benefits such as meal vouchers and ecocheques. And extras such as access to a benefits platform that provides discounts in shops and at amusement parks. This is completed with a wide range of sporting activities and other fun activities that you will get to enjoy together with your colleagues.

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