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Junior Machinist (Toolmaker)

Junior Machinist (Toolmaker)

£25,000 – £30,000 + Fixed term contract (12 months) + Training + Days-based + Early Finish on Friday + Company Benefits


Are you a Machinist looking for a fixed term contract with the option to go permanent afterwards, wanting to step up and becoming a Toolmaker within one of the largest manufacturing companies across the globe, offering a varied and exciting role with opportunities for training to further develop your skills, progression to senior positions and overtime to increase your potential earnings?

This company specialise in the manufacturing and distribution of innovative electrical appliances working with blue-chip companies across a range of different sectors. Since their establishment in 1974, they have become market leaders with a turnover of £2 billion in the UK alone, and are looking to expand their team to keep up with increased demand.

In this days-based role, you will be involved in the use of manufacturing machines and processes including Turning, Drilling, Grinding and Pressing whilst also being responsible for the Repair, Maintenance and Modification of tools as you conduct both planned and reactive maintenance – ensuring that all parts needed are ordered before this takes place.

This role would suit a Machinist looking for an exciting opportunity to step up and become a Toolmaker within one of the largest Manufacturers of electrical equipment in the world offering training to broaden your industry knowledge as well as plenty of overtime to increase your earnings.

The role

  • Fixed term 12 month contract with the option to go permanent afterwards
  • Training provided to further improve your machining skills
  • Manage manufacturing press tools – Pressing, Turning, Drilling & Grinding
  • Planned and Reactive maintenance of Diecast Tools & Machinery
  • Liaising with the Production Manager & Engineering Department to ensure the highest quality of production
  • Monday to Thursday – 7:30am – 4:30pm – early finish at 12:15 on Fridays

The person

  • Aspiring Tool maker – background in machining
  • Experience with Pressing, Milling & Grinding
  • Commutable to Cardiff

Machining, Pressing, CNC, Turning, Drilling, Grinding, Milling, Junior Machinist, Toolmaking, Tools, Reactive Maintenance, Planned Maintenance, Diecasting, Metals, Cardiff, South Wales, UK

Reference number: BBBH8593

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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