Job Reference: WM – 2409


Salary: £28,600 - £31,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description



  • To produce a high quality product operating a range of manual milling machines and lathes ensuring quality workmanship at all times in addition to programming, setting and operating the CNC Machines.
  • To maintain and improve productivity, work in line with company procedures and machine capability to ensure production deadlines are met.
  • Programme, set and operate CNC machines. Must have ability to programme using ProtoTrack and Heidenhain control systems.
  • Ability to operate manual milling, turning and drilling machines.
  • Manufacturing of jigs and fixtures.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, carrying out first off inspections is essential.
  • Ensure that production quality and output levels are optimised at all times.
  • Re-enforce the department’s positive approach to knowledge sharing and supporting apprentices/trainees.
  • As a senior member of the Machining team you will be required to provide an input into new processes and procedures and actively work to implement these.
  • Liaise with the Engineering department to ensure smooth running of the Machining function.
  • Be the Apprentice mentor for manufacturing, coaching new members of the team and assisting in their development as required.
  • Carry out any other duties reasonable within capability including possible secondment to work in other areas on the shop floor.
  • Any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Management team.

General Duties

  • The post holder must to the best of their knowledge and experience carry out work in such a manner so not to endanger their own health and safety, that of their colleagues, the company’s clients, the general public, our suppliers or the environment.
  • Engage in training, development and education in order to keep skills and knowledge current and to strive for continual improvement.
  • This job description should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. There shall be a requirement to carry out other duties which the Company believes are within your capability.

About You:

  • Proven experience of CNC programming, setting and operating
  • Proven experience in Toolmaking utilising manual machines
  • A flexible approach to work and have a keen interest in developing new skills and supporting the wider business as required.
  • Organised, focused and able to adopt a high level of attention to detail within your work.
  • Must be self-motivated and guarantee safe working at all times.
  • A good communicator, prepared to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent attendance record and timekeeping.
  • Willingness to travel regularly in UK and worldwide as required
  • Valid driving licence and passport essential

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK