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Manual Turner

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £12 - £16 per hour + Overtime at increased Rate per hour
  • Job Type:Temp - Perm

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: General Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Contact: Luke Dugdale
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: Asap
  • Expiry Date: 16 June 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH240_1623079515

Two positions at two different companies are available, one company is in Doncaster the other is in Sheffield.

Reporting to the Machine Shop Manager and working within a small team, you will undertake various machine shop duties including but not limited to centre lathe turning, milling and slotting. Able to interpret engineering drawings as well as the ability to manufacture from samples given by the customer.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for day to day general machining work and refurbishment to customer's specifications.

  • Repair and refurbishment of feed screws, bowls, scrolls and other bespoke machining.

  • Ability to prioritise work flow to meet customer's expectations/deadlines.

  • Work to safe working practices and procedures already in place.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • A flexible approach to work.

  • Apprentice trained and experienced in centre lathe turning and machining.

  • Willing to take on new challenges that may arise due to the nature of the business.

  • Ability and willingness to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.

Required Experience

  • Apprentice trained/qualified machinist.

  • Relevant experience of using centre lathe and other machining processes.

  • Able to work to tight finish tolerances on various types of steel.

  • Able to screw cut, thread, use of centre and turret lathes and vertical borers if needed.

Pay & Benefits

  • Dependent on experience and company, £12- £14 is the hourly rate to start and then up to £16 once the probation is passed. The company want excellent employees who want to stay for the long term.

  • Defined pension contribution plan

  • Life assurance

  • Company sick pay scheme

  • Continued professional development, including study leave and financial support for role related qualifications.

  • Recruitment referral scheme

  • Long service awards

  • Eye care vouchers

  • Salary extras, including shopping, hotel and travel discounts

  • Very generous holiday day allowances