Machinist / Toolmaker

  • Date Posted:April 29th 2024
  • Job Reference:JTMACHTOO
  • TypePermanent
  • LocationBarrow upon Soar
  • Salary & PackageDepending on experience

My client is currently looking for a Machinist / Toolmaker to join their small friendly team on a permanent basis.


Based in Barrow upon Soar, they supports various sectors in their mechanical engineering and machining requirements, producing one offs, small batches, prototypes, repairs and refurbishments.


A strong mechanical engineering background is essential due to the varied work undertaken.


The ideal candidate will have the following attributes.


Experience to include:

  • Milling
  • Turning
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Work to tight tolerances
  • Carry out own inspection



  • Boring
  • Surface grinding
  • Assembly
  • Welding / Light Fabrication.
  • Fork Lift


Outline of Job Duties:

  • To manufacture high quality components in an efficient manufacture, to drawing specifications with minimum supervision.
  • Use engineering knowledge to reverse engineer and find solutions to solve engineering problems.
  • Quality check own work to ensure high quality parts are manufactured.
  • Contribute to the housekeeping of the workshops, maintaining tidy and clean work areas.
  • Work in an ethical and professional manner at all times as a representative of the company.
  • Flexibility to use other relevant skills and abilities as required.
  • Effective communication with colleagues, customers and project teams.
  • High standards of reliability and punctuality.
  • Good organisational and time management skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work using own initiative as well as operate as part of a team.
  • A flexible approach to respond to the demands of the business.


Hours of work:  39 per week.  Part time would be considered.

Monday to Thursday:  7.30 am to 4.30 pm Friday:  7.30 am to 12.30 pm

Holidays:  28 days per annum including Bank and Public Holidays.

Rate of pay:  Good rate of pay.  Negotiable dependent upon skills and experience

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