Turner - Mill Machinist

Direct workforce
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Overview of the role:

We have an excellent opportunity for a Turner - Mill machinist to work for one of our large international businesses, based in their Leeds factory. As an engineering machinist you will be machining components from steel, stainless steel and various types of plastics for the production of their products.

Machines you will be using are grinders, mills, lathes, drills and presses. The client produces a wide range of products in various batch sizes for 1 off’s to 100’s.

Duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate:

  • Choosing and fitting the correct machine tool for the job

  • Planning the different job stages following engineering instructions

  • Setting the tolerance levels on the machine

  • Working out the cutting speeds

  • Monitoring the jobs progress

  • Checking the quality of finished items

  • Cleaning the workshop, machinery, tools and servicing equipment

  • You may also be asked to perform other duties from time to time to help out in other departments within the production department.

Skills and experience required:

The ideal candidate much be a time served apprentice with experience in the following areas:

  • Centre & Capstan lathes

  • Conventional Milling machines

  • Operating and programing CNC equipment

Other skills required are:

  • Pervious experience working in a production environment

  • Good practical skills and mechanical knowledge

  • The ability to read engineering drawings and follow instructions

  • The ability to work both on your own and as a team

  • A positive can/will do attitude

  • Attention to QUALITY

Machine maintenance experience will be adventurous but not essential.


The suitable candidate will be required to work39 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Monday to Thursday: 08:00 – 16:45

Friday: 08:00 – 15:45

Apply online today in order to be considered, unfortunately due to the volume of applications for this role, we may be unable to respond to every application. For further details or for other vacancies similar to this, please visit our website or follow us on Facebook: directworkforcelimited