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Tool Maker – Machinist

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • A work place pension
  • Onsite free car parking
  • Ongoing Training and Development
  • Long service awards
  • Early finish on a Friday

The Main Duties

  • Build new tools, modify or refurbish existing tools
  • Operate effectively and safely the full range of non CNC tool room machinery when required
  • Work on Centre Lathe turning, Universal Milling machines, Surface and Cylindrical Grinding
  • Demonstrate the ability to pass on instructions and training to the other personnel within the department
  • Understand engineering drawings for production and inspecting tooling
  • Participation in projects and improvement groups within the company when required
  • Work as part of a team but also on your own, organise own workload effectively
  • Succeed an acceptable standard of workmanship and quality within a reasonable timescale
  • Work in accordance with current Health and Safety guidelines


  • To stop any process in department if quality or health and safety are in question.


  • GCSE (or equivalent)
  • Apprentice trained


  • Ideally previous experience of working within a Tool Room with non CNC machinery
  • Must have experience of using Centre Lathe turning, Universal Milling machines and Surface Grinding

Knowledge and skills

  • Computing skills (Microsoft Excel and Word)
  • Very good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated
  • Able to make decisions
  • Able to communicate well at all levels
  • Promote good housekeeping throughout the facility and their own working area
  • Attention to detail is paramount, exposure to key business customers with a "Right First Time" approach
  • Must be well presented at all times

How to Apply

  • Please apply direct to with a covering letter and current cv.