5418 Manual Machinist / Turner

Location: M32, Stretford, Trafford

Salary: £30000 - £40000/annum Basic £14-15 / hr, + O/time


Manual Turning – Milling – Boring – Manchester

Manual (non-CNC) Turning, Milling and Borer machinists (NON-CNC) wanted by busy, highly respected, electro-mechanical engineering business in Manchester. You will have opportunities to enhance your skill set with training in electro-mechanical services and overtime when workload allows.

Growing demand for mechanical engineering from clients has led to a requirement for additional Manual Machining Engineers with good experience of manual / conventional Turning, Milling and/or Borer machines. Experience as a toolmaker would be an advantage, but not essential.

Hours of work are 8am – 4.30pm Mon- Fri, with overtime available at time and a half and double time, and 24-hour emergency standby call-out 1 weekend in 5 during busy periods.

Duties will include:

  • Dismantling and assembly
  • Shaft repairs, housing repairs, metal spraying, welding
  • General bench fitting duties
  • Measuring
  • Assess and evaluate rotating machines
  • Testing components
  • Balancing skills an advantage

Skills & Experience Required:

  • A relevant qualification / apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with manual (non-CNC) turning – lathes, milling and boring machines
  • Use of callipers, verniers etc
  • Dismantle and repair of rotating machines
  • Driving Licence with no more than 6 points

The company offer a competitive basic hourly rate circa £14-£15/hr depending on experience, and overtime at 1.5 and 2x basic rate leading to an OTE of £30,000-£40,000 pa depending on overtime worked. The company also offer training, opportunities for career development, free on-site parking and workwear, an attractive company pension, life insurance and 25 days holiday + bank holidays.

If you are a resourceful manual turner / machinist who thrives on a varied workload, are keen to develop your skills, are fully trained and experienced on (NON-CNC) Turning, Milling and/or Borer machines, please apply we’d like to hear from you

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