Manual and CNC Machinist

Edgar Stewart
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
MANUAL AND CNC MACHINIST PERMANENT BASED LIVINGSTON EXCELLENT SALARY AND PACKAGE £DOE Our Client is a well-established, supplier of highly technical equipment into a range of sectors; including medical devices, electronics and oil and gas. Their new multidisciplinary scientific and engineering product development group is engaged in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of analytical systems, life science equipment and laboratory instruments. The business is expanding its R & D capability in Scotland. As a result, they have a permanent need for a skilled Manual and CNC Machinist to help with the development and manufacture of key components for their equipment. Reporting to the Product Development Manager, the Manual and CNC Machinist will play a key role in contributing to the production of precision components used in the development and manufacture of scientific instrumentation and laboratory products. The role will require the ability to fit in well as part of a team, whilst also being capable of working independently. Other core responsibilities will include: Precision milling of aluminium, steel and plastic components using manual mills and small-scale CNC mill. Modification of off the shelf components using mills and hand tools. Modification of components as part of design changes. Providing support and advice on the manufacturing considerations of components as required. You will have undertaken a time served apprenticeship in machining, a diploma in component manufacturing or be able to demonstrate relevant experience to be considered. We are looking for a highly experienced manual machinist with the ability of milling precision components in a range of materials (aluminium, steel and plastic). You will understand 2D technical drawings, including tolerances, material requirements and finishing requirements. You will be an experienced CAM software user, capable of operating small-scale CNC equipment using CAM software and G-code and have excellent practical machining and engineering skills, including modification and finishing of components using hand tools. Lastly, you will be comfortable using computer equipment and basic windows software (Email, word and excel). This is an excellent opportunity to join a very well established Scottish OEM business going through extensive growth globally. The relevant candidate will benefit from an excellent base salary, plus a comprehensive benefits package including: bonus, company pension, life insurance and a flexible weekly working pattern that allows an early finish on a Friday. To learn more about this role please send your CV to our recruitment partner at ESS Ewan Robinson