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Conventional Machinist

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Job Details
  • 5079
  • Calder
  • Chester
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Rate of £14.17ph, equiv. to £26,526 per annum

Conventional Machinist

Permanent contract, working 36 hours per week Monday to Thursday.

Our Company

Calder Industrial Materials is a highly reputable manufacturing company with significant experience delivering high quality, tailored solutions for a wide range of customers worldwide. Calder is one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers, delivering lead sheet and a wide range of ancillary products to builders’ merchants nationwide.

In addition, Calder are the UK’s leading specialists of lead engineering, designing, manufacturing, and installing radiation shielding and lead products in the nuclear, defence, healthcare, construction, industrial and research markets.

The Role – Conventional Machinist

Reporting to our 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
  • Supporting the Engineering department in the refurbishment / repair / remake of machine parts
  • Completing first-off inspection reports
  • Ensuring that health, safety, and quality standards are complied with

Our Requirements - Conventional Machinist

  • Proven experience gained as a Conventional Machinist, or similar
  • Ability to set and operate machine tools (e.g. conventional milling, lathe machines, pedestal drills), and work to tolerances of +/-0.05mm (using measuring equipment)
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work well within a team

Although not essential, a time served recognised apprenticeship would be advantageous.

The Package

You will be working at our premises located on Sealand Road, on the outskirts of Chester City Centre, and will benefit from:

  • Permanent contract, working 36 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 7am to 4:30pm
  • Pay rate of £14.17 per hour, equivalent to £26,526 per annum
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme (following successful probation period)
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free car parking

On occasion, shifts may be 5am to 2pm, or 2pm to 11pm, so flexibility to work shifts as / when required is essential.

All applications for this Conventional Machinist role are to be submitted online.

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