• Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    MEP Trades

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £14 - £14.5 per hour

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Woolley

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8914

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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My client require a manual machinist to work at their clients food manufacturing site in Bury St Edmonds, the successful candidate will be required to work autonomously so it is vital you are self motivated and can work to your own initiative.
This is a long term contract and could likely be a permanent role for the right person.
The work is varied and is likely to involve a lot of breakdown; repair work, weld preparation along with making new components from damaged or worn samples.
Main Duties include:
· Machining small to medium size components
· Producing small to medium size batches, one offs
· Carry out breakdown machining repairs
· Working with a variety of materials such as Mild Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminium etc.

The Candidate:
· Experience of Manual Machining in both milling and turning
· Basic fitting skills required
· Work to close tolerance
· Understand and appreciate the correct selection of materials
· Innovative with the ability to produce fixtures for challenging components
· Must be able to work under own initiative with minimal supervision
· Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
· Familiarity with using standard measuring equipment and apply the necessary skills to self inspect work
· Be prepared to work overtime as required
· Carry out all duties relevant to maintaining a clean and safe working environment
· Knowledge of fabrication skills would be advantageous but not essential

40 Hours per week Monday - Friday (days)
PAYE Rate £14.50 p/h dependent on experience
Self employed contractors may be considered in the interim - Rate negotiable dependant on experience.

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