Manual Machinist / CNC Machinist

Hunter Selection Ltd
Cheddar, Somerset
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Manual Machinist / CNC Machinist
£22,000 - £30,000 (depending on experience)

Our client are a specialist in the field of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. Due to expansion they are currently seeking a Manual Machinist / CNC Machinist to join their fast growing team.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Manual Machinist/ CNC Machinist
*Operate the machine controls, having a basic understanding of machine tool programming and produce component parts to company standards.
*Ability to set and operate CNC lathes and milling machines.
*Carry out dimensional and visual checks of own work (as well as others) by using appropriate measuring equipment, to ensure components meet inspection standards.
*Ability to prioritise tasks and to manage conflicting demands on time and resources to deliver objectives.
*Have a good understanding of safety awareness
*Ensure quality of work is accurate, thorough and neat.
*Ability to produce a significant volume of work efficiently in a specified period of time.
*Ensure required standards of safety are adhered to, machine cleanliness
*Demonstrate initiative, adaptability and willingness to learn.

Skills and Abilities:
*Able to work as part of a team
*Ability to manage in demanding situations and make sound decisions
*Self-disciplined and able to work on own initiative
*Good verbal and written communication skills
*Experience of using CNC programming and operating
*Flexibility to work multiple machines

Experience / Skills / Qualifications:
*An NVQ level qualification would be an advantage.
*Have experience of CNC milling machines.
*The ability to deliver to tight deadlines and manage workloads efficiently
*Repair engineering experience (sleeving, bushing etc.)
*Must have experience on XYZ Prototak Lathes and XYZ Milling machine would be very advantageous

Other benefits:
On call 1 week in 3 - £30 per call out and also paid time and a half or double time
(dependent on the time of the call out) 11 hours straight working would mean that the successful candidate will receive a meal

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Consultant Becka Edwards on or by sending your CV directly to her at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West of England and South Wales. If you are looking for work in this area we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.