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CNC Milling Operator / Programmer

  • The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Airborne Aerospace

Job description

Airborne International (AI) is looking for an experienced CNC Milling Operator/Programmer. At AI we have a strong legacy in the design and manufacturing of composite parts for industries as space, aeronautics, marine/offshore and automotive. In our extensive production facilities in The Hague, we have everything it takes to manufacture high- end composite products, including 3 and 5-axis CNC milling machinery.

What will you be doing?
The CNC Milling Operator / Programmer is responsible for the entire milling process, from the delivery of a 3D model to the successful machining of the end product.

You are also responsible for creating, changing and managing CNC milling programs. In addition, the CNC Programmer is the expert in the field of milling and programming and helps colleagues to determine milling strategies.

The Milling Operator operates a 3 or 5-axis milling machine and works to produce highly accurate (composite) components for various applications.

Job requirements

  • Vocational education in a relevant subject.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with 3 and 5-axis milling.
  • Experience in using FANUC and/or Siemens operating systems.
  • 3 years of experience in CNC programming.
  • Experience with EdgeCam, Vericut and Mastercam.
  • Well-developed spatial awareness skills and strong knowledge of geometric measurement techniques.
  • Experience with machining of composite materials is a plus.
  • Our production department starts at 07:00, so you need to be an early riser.
  • You have a responsible attitude and not afraid to take ownership.
  • You work in a disciplined way with a strong focus on accuracy.
  • You have a good command of Dutch and English, both speaking and writing.

What is in it for you?
A workplace which is truly based on trust, and as such a high level of autonomy is provided for you to do your work as you see fit. With our innovative portfolio of automation products there is always a challenge for you to sink your teeth in, allowing you to get out of your comfort zone. We offer you a well rewarding job in an inspiring environment with like-minded and talented colleagues.
Furthermore, we offer:

  • Generous annual leave of 32 days.
  • Retirement Pension Plan.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth, by training, learning on the job and coaching.
  • An office that is easy to access by car and by public transport.

About Airborne
Airborne is a technology leader in advanced composites, specialized in the industrialization and manufacturing of durable fibre reinforced composites for Space, Aeronautics, Transport and Marine industries. Via Airborne’s unique combination of skills: our deep and wide composites, software engineering and mechatronics know-how – we enable our customers to unlock their full potential in digital manufacturing growth and create a competitive advantage. We are agile, flexible and think like a start-up. This nimble approach is challenging for many incumbent companies—but it’s at the heart of how we think to build winning positions by developing integrated, automated and connected manufacturing solutions for the composite industry.

Together we are a dynamic group of 135 highly educated and passionate employees, split between our headquarter in The Hague Ypenburg (NL) and our site in Lambourn (UK).

Information & Procedure

If the job description and Airborne excites you, we encourage you to apply. If you have any questions before applying or would like to have a general conversation about Airborne, you can contact our Recruiter, Diego Galardo at

Please note: a pre-employment screening (education check and conduct of good behaviour / VOG) will be part of the hiring process.