Skilled Manual Machinist

  • Date Posted:June 24th 2024
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  • TypePermanent
  • LocationBarrow upon Soar
  • Salary & Package

My client is currently looking for a Skilled Manual Machinist 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:

  1. To manufacture high quality components in an efficient manufacture, to drawing specifications with minimum supervision.
  2. Use engineering knowledge to reverse engineer and find solutions to solve engineering problems.
  3. Quality check own work to ensure high quality parts are manufactured.
  4. Contribute to the housekeeping of the workshops, maintaining tidy and clean work areas.
  5. Work in an ethical and professional manner at all times as a representative of the company.
  6. Flexibility to use other relevant skills and abilities as required.
  7. Effective communication with colleagues, customers and project teams.
  8. High standards of reliability and punctuality.
  9. Good organisational and time management skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  10. Ability to work using own initiative as well as operate as part of a team.
  11. 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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