CNC Machinist

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Department: Operations

About the Company:

ANCA is a world leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality CNC tool and cutter grinders.

Operating for over 40 years, we are a proud Australian company serving a global market with our range of innovative products and solutions. We design and manufacture machines that produce a wide range of tools and other components that contribute to almost everything you do in your daily life, from the smart phone you talk on, to the car that you drive.

Innovation and diverse ideas have always been part of ANCA’s DNA. It’s this culture that has seen us grow to over 1000 employees world-wide and have facilities in more than 12 countries.


About the Role:

We are currently seeking an experienced CNC Machinist to work in our manufacturing plant located in Bayswater North on a 24 month fixed term contract on Afternoon shift. 

Reporting through to the Machine Shop Manager, you will be responsible for meeting machining challenges by programming, setting and operating CNC equipment to ensure the manufacture of machined components complies with the dimensional specifications, optimal machine efficiency, quality, and production targets.


Key Responsibilities:

Machine Shop Output:

  • Meet in full the allocated machine shop production plan.
  • Monitor material and part supply, escalate issues identified and take the agreed corrective action.
  • Ensure the plan is followed to the machining work schedule in line with the manufacturing plans.
  • Minimise rework and waste at all times.


  • Maintain visual reporting.
  • Report on concerns in a timely manner.

Health & Safety:

  • Conduct routine safety and 5S audits as requested and action issues and completed.
  • Identify any safety and 5S issued promptly and work with the team to solve the issues in your area.
  • Participate in departmental risk assessments.
  • Work Safely - Ensure safe working practices are applied at all times.


Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Australian trade certificate in Fitting and Machining Toolmaking (or equivalent).
  • Experience in manufacturing precision components on a CNC Mill or Lathe.
  • Experience in programming and operating Okuma, Fanuc and Mazak machines.
  • The ability to read and interpret detailed engineering drawings.
  • Flexibility regarding working arrangements (Day, Afternoon, night) shift.
  • Strong metrology skills and the ability to inspect and measure components to precision tolerances.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.



  • Work for a company committed to safety and employee working conditions.
  • Join an established, highly skilled, and dedicated team.
  • Career growth opportunities available.
  • Employee Assistance Program – for employees and immediate family.
  • Free employee car parking on site.
  • ANCA-branded workwear provided.



At ANCA, we strive to foster an environment that encourages creativity, innovation, and teamwork. We do more than just make machine tools; we are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible and provide our team the freedom to do this, whilst having a lot of fun along the way. 

We welcome people from different backgrounds, cultures, and ways of thinking. We value people with a taste for problem-solving, an entrepreneurial mindset and a collaborative approach. Whilst our work has its challenges, we are a supportive team that helps develop our people to create the next generation of technology. 

It is our values and our people that set us apart and shape our reputation as one of the world leaders in our field.



If you are interested in pursuing this exciting and rewarding position at ANCA, please click ‘Apply’.