Conventional Machinist

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My client based in Chester are one of the UK’s leading specialist engineering companies . The company designs, manufactures and installs products into a wide range of industries including nuclear, medical, arerospace and defence.

Hours of work Monday- Thursday 7am – 4.30pm (flexibility required)

Salary/ Benefits


25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Contributory pension scheme (following successful probation period)

Cycle to work and discount voucher scheme

Free car parking

Reporting to the Machine Shop Cell Leader, as a Conventional Machinist you’ll be responsible for the operation of various conventional machine tools for production.

Your duties will include:

  • Setting and operating various machine tools such as lathe machines, pedestal drills, conventional milling
  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings
  • Highlighting and communicating issues that may arise and implementing corrective actions that have been issued
  • Complete first-off inspection reports
  • Ensuring that health, safety and quality standards are complied with


  • Experience as a Conventional Machinist
  • Time served recognised apprenticeship
  • Ability to set and operate machine tools (e.g. conventional milling, lathe machines, pedestal drills), and work to tolerances of +/-0.05mm
  • Comfortable using a variety of inspection measuring equipment, with the ability to measure accurately to within +/-0.025mm

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