Multi skilled machinist

Job Title: Multi skilled machinist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester, Cheshire
Salary: Up to £30000 per annum
Reference: J894337_1519918193
Contact Name: Jenna Reay
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2018 15:29

Job Description

Multi skilled machinist



Permanent 05:00 - 14:00 / 14:00 - 23:00 rotating shift pattern.

The jobholder will be responsible for the operation of various conventional and CNC machine tools

  • Ensuring that Health & Safety standards are complied with including CLAW regulations and specific duties under them
  • Ensuring that the Company's Environmental Management System (EMS) standards are complied with
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings to produce work of an acceptable quality, following the Company's Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Ability to set and operate various machine tools including lathes, milling machines, pedestal drills, radial arm drill, bench & surface grinders
  • Ability to set and operate various CNC lathes and CNC milling machines
  • Ability to set machines for production operatives in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must be fully conversant in the use of inspection equipment
  • Must be able to measure accurately and work to within +/- 0.025mm
  • Must have ability to plan method of work including tooling, jigs and fixtures etc.
  • To advise supervision of any relevant issues that may arise
  • To implement corrective actions that have been issued
  • Ensure job clocking/worksheets are completed as required
  • Any other duties commensurate with the job

Other desirable skills (Not core skills - non-essential):

  • Competent to use motorised workplace transport
  • Competent to use overhead gantry cranes
  • Knowledge of ONECNC programming software
  • Experience with 3 / 4 axis milling machine programming and setting


  • Time served recognised apprenticeship
  • Recognised qualification in CNC programming
  • Experience in programming
  • Experience on HAAS machinery
  • Experience with Fanuc 18-t series
  • Previous experience in an engineering company
  • Experience of CNC milling machines
  • Willing to learn
  • Clean & tidy appearance
  • Good timekeeper


4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme following successful probation period, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes, and free car parking.

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