Manual Machinist / Centre Lathe Turner / Miller

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12132
  • Date Posted: 23 April 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £15.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Manufacturing Jobs. Manual Machinist / Centre Lathe Turner / Miller
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Manual Machinist / Centre Lathe Turner / Miller who can work with minimum supervision is required for a family run precision engineering company based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.


SALARY: £15.00 per Hour  

LOCATION: Wakefield, West Yorkshire   

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: approximately 31 Hours over a 4 Day Week (Monday to Thursday, 8am – 4:30pm)


PLEASE NOTE: This IS NOT a CNC based role. This requires candidates to have Manual Machining experience with extensive knowledge of manual machining techniques, reading technical drawings and hand-eye coordination for precise work. You’ll also need to be capable of performing a wide range of operations with manual adjustment of tooling and workpiece alignments.



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Manual Machinist / Centre Lathe Turner / Miller who had a wealth of previous experience operating lathes manually.

The company work for a variety of industries including food & drink, printing & textiles producing work in stainless steel, mild steels & engineering plastics.

Working as a Manual Machinist / Centre Lathe Turner / Miller you will be responsible for operating manual machining equipment to produce precision components according to engineering drawings and specifications.

As the Manual Machinist / Centre Lathe Turner / Miller you will work closely with a small Engineering Team undertaking a varied workload producing one offs and small quantity items working from samples and technical drawings to fine tolerances.

As a successful applicant you will be apprentice trained with previous experience in setting and operating MANUAL machines.



If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



Your duties as the Manual Machinist / Centre Lathe Turner / Miller include:

  • Set up and operate manual machines including lathes, milling machines, and grinders
  • Interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, and technical specifications
  • Perform machining operations such as turning, milling, drilling, and threading to produce components with tight tolerances
  • Select appropriate cutting tools, fixtures, and materials for each job
  • Monitor machine performance and make adjustments as necessary to maintain quality and efficiency
  • Inspect finished parts to ensure conformance to specifications and quality standards
  • Maintain a clean and organised work area, including routine maintenance of machines and equipment



  • Proven experience as a Manual Machinist, Centre Lathe Turner, or Miller in a manufacturing / engineer environment
  • Strong knowledge of machining techniques, tooling, and materials
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and blueprints
  • Skilled in using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and gauges
  • Attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality work
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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