November 5, 2019
Knutsford, United Kingdom
Job Type


Fantastic opportunity for a hardworking, experienced Machinist to join an industry leading organisation.

Our client is a premier manufacturer for the oil, gas and petrochemical industry – as such they operate at a rapid pace and are always looking to bring the best people into the organisation.

They are now looking for a hands-on Machinist to join their busy team – you will set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments.

What’s in it for me?

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension plan
  • Exceptional support leading to personal development
  • Fantastic working environment
  • Real career progression

Key Responsibilities of the Machinist:

  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials
  • Study sample parts, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work
  • Check workpieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated and cooled
  • Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in similar Machinist role
  • Background in Engineering / Manufacturing
  • Ability to operate various machines, and understand drawings
  • Strong communication skills
  • Positive approach, with a “can-do” attitude

Ready for the challenge?
If you have the necessary skills to be a successful Machinist, please apply NOW and we will be in touch.

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