machine shop manager.

the role.

We have a really exciting opportunity for a really niche company! This company serves clients worldwide and delivers exceptional products and services. They are seeking an experienced and skilled CNC Machine Shop Manager to join their dynamic team. If you are a senior CNC Machinist or Team Lead looking for the next step into management, this could be the role for you!

  • Manage daily operations of the department
  • CNC programming for new parts; Siemens, Protrak
  • Carry out staff appraisals and spot checks
  • Identify the most efficient, cost effecting tooling/ programming solutions
  • Hold weekly team meetings to ensure a smooth operation
  • Manual machining, turning and milling
  • Preparing & producing quality machined components
  • Interpreting engineering drawings and offline programming
  • Manage stocks of cutting tools
  • Develop and maintain documentation
  • High standard housekeeping, cleaning and health & safety

why you should apply.

You will be part of a family business who truly invest into you and helping you reach your professional goals through further training and qualifications, which of course helps when you are surrounded by such a passionate and enthusiastic team. Their modern facility is on a tranquil farm in the picturesque Essex countryside which is perfect for those sunny walks at lunchtime! You get your birthday off, holiday increase with time served, 2 x bonuses a year, Christmas shut down, life assurance just to name a few.

what we’re looking for.

Someone with a strong background in metal manufacturing and a understanding of machine workings and G-code. As well as this, a good knowledge of creating jigs and fixtures is desirable. You will need to have the ability to read and interpret drawings, have excellent organisational skills, leadership qualities, and be proficient in IT skills. It is essential that you can prioritise, be a strong problem-solver, and be strongly committed to quality, safety and continuous improvement.


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