Job Title :

Conventional Machinist

Salary :

To £40K per annum



Contact Name :

Christine Edwards

Contact Email :

Job Published :

4 July 2024

Conventional Machinist - Mill / Lathe

Days Role, Mon-Fri


About us:

A leading provider of specialist products for the defence industry. We design and manufacture innovative solutions that meet the rigorous demands of our clients. Our team is composed of highly skilled professionals dedicated to excellence in engineering and project management.


As a Conventional Machinist you will play a crucial role in our prototype projects by operating manual lathes and mills to create complex prototype parts. The ideal candidate will be a time-served fitter/toolmaker with strong experience on conventional machines.



Operate manual lathes and mills to produce parts according to engineering drawings and specifications

Work to exact standards, ensuring precision and accuracy on complex and tight tolerance components

Collaborate with the engineering team to develop and refine manufacturing processes

Conduct testing and quality control checks on finished parts to ensure they meet our standards

Maintain a safe and organised work environment, adhering to company policies and procedures



Must be a UK national in order to pass security vetting upon employment

Time served Fitter/Craftsman/Toolmaker (C&G/NVQ 3)

Minimum of 5 years of experience in an engineering environment

Background in small component manufacturing, working to tight tolerance parts 

Experience operating manual lathes and milling machines

Ideally, knowledge of electro-pneumatic equipment

Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills

Ability to work independently as well as part of a small team

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


If you are a motivated and talented engineer looking to join a dynamic team in the defence industry, we encourage you to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!


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