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Manual Machinist

Job Title: Manual Machinist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Silchester
Salary: 30000 - 32000
REF: LL3333
Contact Name: Lucy Lewis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Job role:

  • Operate machine shop equipment including lathes, vertical borers, and surface grinders for both conventional and CNC.
  • Manufacture component parts to assist in assemble/disassemble rotating equipment in line with engineering instructions.
  • Interpretation of technical drawings and the ability to follow and complete jobs per engineering instructions.
  • Perform quality checks including concentricity, alignment, mechanical and electrical run-out.
  • Steam clean and/or shot-blast equipment in preparation work.
  • Inspect and assemble sub-contract machined components to final specification.
  • Use hand tools to rectify small local defects.
  • Undertake suitable training for the safe operation of mobile equipment, including over-head cranes, and forklift trucks.
  • Support Field service personnel in the workshop when required.

 Preferred skills:

  • Recognised qualification in mechanical engineering and or relevant engineering apprenticeship.
  • Good engineering skills and experience in conventional machining (Turning, Boring and Drilling machines)
  • A willingness to learn and develop new technical skills to become a well-rounded technician.
  • Good problem-solving skills and a creative approach for new ideas.
  • Must be comfortable working in a service environment consistently working to strict deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills within a developing team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

 Associated benefits:

  • Salary £30k – £32k per annum
  • Working hours Monday to Friday 8am–5pm
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company pension scheme
  • 25 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Private Health Care