Toolmaker/Machinist - WV1 - WV16

£28,000 - £32,000 DOE
Ref: 342 Date Posted: Friday 06 May 2022
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A specialist innovative company in the defence industry is looking for either a Machinist, Toolmaker, or a Multi-skilled Fitter to develop, manufacture, test and support the company’s R&D projects and designs. The Toolmaker/Machinist will have completed a time served apprenticeship and strong experience using manual lathes and mills. The Toolmaker/Machinist will be required to support the development demands of the company in a quick and efficient manner to ensure our customers’ tight timescales are met. The Toolmaker/Machinist must be a UK national and will need to pass security vetting upon employment.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged


Knowledge, skills and qualifications:


  • Have extensive experience in using manual lathes and mills
  • Have experience working to exact specifications on complex, tight tolerance parts
  • Have a broad understanding of mechanical processes
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Have minimum C&G level 3 in toolmaking, fitting or similar



  • Knowledge of electro-pneumatic equipment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Salary: circa £30,000

Benefits: to be discussed at interview stage