the role.

We have a rare opportunity for a Machinist to join a small, busy and perfectly formed team in Bury St Edmunds. They are a subcontracting machine shop who manufacture and repair components to a wide variety of industries and due to this, they need someone who can manually turn as well as programme and operate the CNC machinery.

Your duties include:

  • Work from drawings and parts.
  • Load materials onto the machines.
  • Cut and handle raw materials.
  • Set and program the machines.
  • Operate the turning machines.
  • Monitor the tool wear during cycles.
  • General maintenance of the machines and workshop.

why you should apply.

This is an extremely well established and reputable business within the industry, which has been the case for more than 40 years! This position is Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 5pm, they offer flexibility around this for emergencies and often offer overtime (depending on the project) at time and a half. You couldn’t ask for a more lovely or friendly bunch…who like to have a laugh too. The music is always on, and they have two tea breaks either side of lunch!

what we’re looking for.

We need someone with HAAS and Fanuc experience who is comfortable and confident switching from manually turning to CNC turning based on the projects you will be working on. Due to the variety of industries, there is no right or wrong background you can come from. You will need to have good technical knowledge as you’ll be working to drawings daily. If you are an experienced and enthusiastic character, please contact us today!


At polkadotfrog recruitment we do our very best to ensure both client and candidate satisfaction. If you require any reasonable adjustments such as access or information in an alternative format, please inform us soon as you are able so that we can make the appropriate adjustments.

Our team of Specialist Consultants have the skills, experience and passion to deliver a professional, personal and quality service. Our mission is to build long-term relationships and help clients and candidates find the perfect match.

Whilst we would love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.