CNC Turner

CNC Turner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear & Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £14.62 per hour, Benefits: 15% SHIFT ALLOWANCE

  • Contact:

    Jacob Davies

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8935

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2020-03-18 00:00:00

Job Title: CNC Tuner
Reports To: Machine Shop Manager
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £14.62 p/h + 15% Shift Allowance 


The individual will produce large, bespoke, high integrity components for applications in the power generation and rolling and offshore oil and gas industries in a heavy engineering environment.

Job Dimensions:

The job will consist of operating a CNC lathe with Siemens 840D controls as well as operating a Waldrich Roll Grinder machine with Siemens 840D control systems. The job will also incorporate and follow all turning/grinding operations associated with the manufacture of the organisations high integrity components. Recognised and worked sectors will include Defence & Marine, Civil Nuclear, Offshore, Steel Processing, Renewables, Power Generation, High Pressure Reactors and Steel Plant/Ingot & Bar partition work. 


The client are a highly experienced, single site entity who have been in operation for over 200 years that are capable of producing the largest and most technically challenging cast and forged steel components in the world. The company create large, bespoke, high integrity components for several applications including the power generation and offshore oil and gas industries in a heavy engineering environment. The role will provide the individual with the opportunity to join a company who prides themselves on living to a set of core values; working as one team in an inclusive environment, taking pride in your work, continuously looking for ways to improve and putting safety at the heart of everything they do. 
Specific qualifications required for the role:



3-4 year Apprentice training as a machinist/turner



Crane Driving Licence



Skills, attributes & knowledge required:



Experience of using manual lathes



Ability to read and understand complex engineering drawings



Knowledge of modern tooling



Knowledge of setting and programming



A full understanding of health and safety and the ability to work safely



Type of experience required:



Previous experience of operating a CNC centre Lathe in a heavy



Engineering environment x Experience Crane driving and slinging



Previous experience of machining large castings and forgings



Experience of 6S



Previous experience setting and programming



Experience of Continuous Improvement methods of working    


- £33k - 35K + per annum (dependant on skills)
- You will be paid weekly on an hourly rate plus 15% shift allowance

Days/Hours of Work:
- 37.5 Hours per week
- 3 day shift system upon completion of training (Approx. 12 weeks) 

Shifts consist of:  

- Mornings: Monday - Friday - 06.00am - 13.20pm (14.50pm finish on a Wednesday) 
- Afternoons: Monday - Friday - 13.00pm - 20.20pm (22.00pm finish on a Friday)
- Nights: Monday to Thursday only - 20.00pm - 06.20am NO FRIDAY NIGHT SHIFT

Additional Benefits: 

Long established local employer
Competitive Salaries
Shift Premiums
Potential for paid overtime
33 days annual leave
Central location with Free onsite parking
Pension scheme including 2 x Life Assurance
Free Employee Assistance Programme
Discount Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme
Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis (outside IR35 Determination). Agency PAYE and Umbrella engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.
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