Skilled Machinist

Recruiter
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Location
Northampton
Posted
31 Oct 2018
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Skilled Machinist (Manual)

**Permanent position**

**Day shift: 8am-4:30pm Monday - Friday **

**Vast variety of components to be made from one off to small batches only**

**Northampton based**

Job Purpose

To be responsible for manufacturing components to agreed engineering and manufacturing specifications to consistent standard of health and safety and reliability within agreed timescale.

Main machinery experience needed

* Main machining experience needed will be manual turning and then manual milling

* Grinding experience isn’t essential but would be advantageous (cylindrical & surface grinding)

* Material experience: cast iron/aluminium, stainless & mild steel, brass, bronze

Principal Accountabilities

* To manufacture components to the correct specification within agreed timescale

* To select, when viable, the most appropriate and cost-effective use of machinery/equipment

* To report any incomplete/incorrect/inappropriate drawings to the Machine Shop Supervisor to support continuous improvement philosophy.

General Responsibilities

* To complete all documentation, including timesheets and job cards, accurately, fully and on time so that the information is available on time

* To suggest any improvements in process and equipment to the Machine Shop Supervisor to support continuous improvement philosophy

* To notify the Machine Shop Supervisor of workshop requirements egg. Materials and consumables in good time to enable re-ordering thereby ensuring enough stock is always available.

Benefits:

* 5% matched pension – eligible for this after 3 months

* 23 days holiday +bank holidays – increases one day per year up to a maximum of 26 days per year +bank holidays

* Punctuality bonus - £10 per week

* Overtime

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