Manual Machinist / General Operator

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£9.00 – £11.67 per hour. Salary dependent on experience.
08 Feb 2019
08 Mar 2019

Manual Machinist / General Operator


39.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

Permanent Position


Dependent on Experience

£9.00 – £11.67 per hour. Salary dependent on experience.

Holiday Entitlement:

23-27 days (incremental) + Statutory Days

Additional Benefits:

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • All Uniform and PPE provided
  • Company Health Scheme

Job Role:

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Manual Machinist / General Operator to become part of our busy team working in a traditional engineering workshop.

Working for a long established (42 years) and highly regarded family run Surgical Instrument Manufacturer in Sheffield, the successful candidate will work directly with the Production Foremen and Shop Floor Staff.

Manual Machining of Stainless Steel and other materials, using Traditional Milling Machines such as Cincinnati Horizontal Millers, Bridgeport Milling Machines, CNC Bridgeport, CNC Lathes etc.

Must have previous experience in similar roles, however additional on the job training will be provided.

There may be some shared light driving duties involved (local collections and deliveries), so a Full UK Driving Licence is desirable but not essential.

Main Duties Include:

  • Manual Machining of Stainless Steel (typically 420 Series) and other materials, using Traditional Milling Machines, CNC Lathes etc.
  • General machining of surgical instruments, and producing component parts (such as screws, handles etc).
  • Working to Patterns and Drawings issued to tight dimensional tolerances.
  • Maintenance of Machinery.
  • Keeping the work area tidy in line with Health & Safety Standards

Essential Skills:

  • Manual Machining Experience
  • Competency with Machinery
  • Ability to understand and work to tolerances
  • A keen eye for detail

Personal Qualities

  • Desire to work within Engineering / Manufacturing
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to retain verbal and written information
  • Willingness to learn multi skills
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Clean and tidy appearance
  • Fit and healthy

References required

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