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Machinist Fitter (Manufacturing)

Full time hours, permanent

Overall Objective

To set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and components used in the manufacture of conveyors and special purpose equipment.

Main Role & Responsibilities

  • Set and operate all engineering equipment and specialist machinery including mills, lathes, gearcutters, grinders and drills for the manufacture of conveyors and special purpose equipment.
  • Ensure that all tools and equipment used are in good condition, well maintained and available for use.
  • To operate Fuji Auto Lathes to assist with the manufacture of sprockets.
  • When required assist in the manufacture of sprockets and blanks including tapping and drilling
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of instruments such as micrometer’s, vernier caliper’s, plug gauges etc.
  • Identify tooling requirements.
  • Measure, examine and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Carry out other reasonable tasks required by the Team Leader and Unit Manager, including assisting when requested with other work allocated by other departments.
  • Maintain a safe and tidy work area and ensure that safe working procedures are adhered to, including the use of personal protective workwear.
  • Ensure that procedures in all relevant areas comply with the Company Quality Manual, and where it is necessary to revise a procedure, highlight it to the Team Leader or Unit Manager who will take appropriate action to have the Quality / ISO 9001 manual officially updated.
  • Comply with health & safety legislation and company procedures.

Job and Personal Development

To take all opportunities to develop work related skills and to stay up-to-date with best industry practice.


  • Experience of working in a factory / manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of engineering
  • Handfitting or bench skills
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Good level of Education
  • Ability to be cross trained / multi-skill

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