Manual Machinist (Miller/Turner)

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    Engineering, Manufacturing, Welding / Fabrication

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  • Salary:

    £30000 per annum

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    Paul Martin

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    01603 708587

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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Manual Machinist (Miller/ Turner) required in Beccles

Our client a very successful Machine Designer & Manufacturer is looking for a skilled Manual Machinist (Miller/Turner).  

Purpose of Manual Machinist Role:

Set up and operate conventional machine tools to manufacture parts and assemblies in accordance with supplied drawings/specification sheets. Complete work in a timely manner and to meet the machine build timeline.

Responsibilities of a Manual Machinist:

- Set up and operate conventional machine tools (centre lathe, capstan lathe, manual mill, pillar drill, etc)
- Perform shop calculations to determine optimum feeds and speeds
- Produce components to the required standard within the expected cycle times
- Use of related shop equipment, hand tools, and precision measuring instruments
- Self-inspection of all items manufactured, to verify conformance to drawings/specification sheets
- Complete specified machine safety checks & daily check lists
- Mentoring of junior team members
- Identify & communicate opportunities to enhance quality and reduce cost
- Work with and support other departments to ensure business objectives are achieved
- Ensure statutory and company procedures & practices are maintained
- Promote a safe working environment
- Booking of time to assigned work
- Other duties as may be required

Experience required for this Manual Machinist Role:

- Completed recognised apprenticeship or national technical training programme
- City & Guilds or NVQ qualification
- Demonstrated understanding and experience of turning & milling, and material properties/applications
- Proven ability to read and interpret critical dimensions on engineering drawings

If this Manual Machinist role interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive jobs in the Beccles area, please contact Paul Martin at Perfect Placement UK LTD.