CNC Machinist – permanent staff

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Position: CNC Machinist

Location: Malton, UK

Permanent staff – Base salary + shift allowance

Our Client is a world-leading engineering, design and manufacturing company servicing the offshore, marine, nuclear, defence and maritime sectors internationally. They are urgently seeking an experienced CNC Machinist to join their Malton team on a permanent staff basis. Reporting to the Shift Team Leader, you will be responsible for the production of machined parts by planning, programming, setting up and operating both manual and CNC machines, among continuous improvement and other tasks.

This role attracts a salary of £20,000 – £25,000 per annum (negotiable, depending on experience) + shift allowance, and there are alternating shifts as follows:

6am to 1:30pm Monday to Friday, 1:30pm to 10:15pm Monday to Thursday, 1:30pm to 6pm Friday.

Role and responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Production of machined parts by planning, programming, setting up and operating both manual and CNC machines
  • Maintain high quality standards including keeping records, maintain equipment and supplies


  • Plan machining operations by reading works orders, engineering drawings, specifications and other work instructions
  • Resolving issues or queries with drawings or other work instructions
  • Programming CNC lathes and milling machines
  • Proving programmes and other first-off operations
  • Setting and operating both manual and CNC machine tools
  • Ensuring accurate routing data and other issues are recorded
  • Organising and maintaining both tools and the working environment to achieve efficient operations
  • Working with the Shift Team Leader to continually push machine operations for the best productivity


Continual Improvement

  • Ongoing assessment of machining processes and procedures to identify and implement improvements
  • Identifying new working methods, tooling or other systems that may improve efficiency
  • Identify Lean and 5S opportunities


  • Knowledge and understanding of hazards, PPE requirements and emergency procedures
  • Responsible for house-keeping of allocated work areas
  • Promote adherence to our client’s Health and Safety Policy, for example:
  • Reporting near misses and accidents
  • Point of work risk assessments and method statements


  • Adherence to our client’s manufacturing processes and procedures to support consistency and quality of manufacturing work
  • Work with Production Engineer(s) and Inspectors to resolve quality issues
  • Complete self-inspection and measuring of components prior to final Inspection

Knowledge and experience required:

  • Proven background working in a CNC Machinist capacity
  • Ideally knowledge and experience gained working in engineering / mechanical engineering sectors
  • A wide range of precision machine shop skills and experience
  • A thorough understanding of engineering drawings and dimensional/geometric tolerances
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail
  • General competency in computers, CNC machine programming and computer-aided manufacturing tools
  • A commitment to continuous improvement
  • A recognised formal apprenticeship

Due to the high levels of interest in our advertised vacancies and the number of applications we receive, Simpson Booth regrets that it is not possible to respond to all submissions. If you have not heard from Simpson Booth regarding your application within 14 days please assume that, in this instance, you have been unsuccessful.