CNC Machinist - North West England

Ref: 240 Date Posted: Monday 01 Aug 2022
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2020 Recruitment are working with a global oil and gas client who are looking to add CNC Machinists to their engineering team in the Middleton area of Manchester.

This is a permanent contract and gives the successful applicant the opportunity to work with a multi-national organisation.

If you are a CNC Machinist and are looking for a permanent position please get in touch.

The Role

As CNC Machinist, you will be responsible for using expert knowledge to operate and control numerically controlled (CNC) machines. Where feasible use knowledge of relevant programming languages and input them into CNC machines for production, while ensuring products have precise and accurate measurements.

Rotating 3 shifts




As the CNC Machinist your duties will include the following:

  • Responsible for producing quality parts on CNC machines in a timely, safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform set-up changes, operate and conduct first article inspections on production runs.
  • Load parts utilising overhead lifting equipment, proving programs, operating controls, setting offsets, simple edits, de-burring and inspection of quality parts for conformance to requirements.
  • Identify problems prior to production runs, then start and observe machine operation to detect any other malfunctions or out-of-tolerance conditions and adjust machine controls or control media as required.
  • Read engineering drawings, precision measuring instruments and job orders to determine dimensions, tolerance and tooling requirements.
  • Maintain knowledge of dimensions and tolerances for tooling instructions such as feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cut and cutting tools to be used.
  • Able to work on a 3 shift rotating system with some opportunities to work on two shifts.


To be considered for the CNC Machinist role you must have the following experience:

  • Time served CNC Operator
  • Familiar with working within a high-productivity machine shop environment
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Manual handling, slinging, and lifting
  • HSE awareness
  • Ability to read engineering drawings


As the CNC Machinist you will be offered the following package:

  • Salary of £31.5k
  • Permanent contract
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life and Income Insurance
  • Access to a 24/7 confidential telephone and counselling service
  • Career development opportunities
  • 30 days of annual leave plus Bank Holidays


To apply for this position or to learn more please contact Robert at 2020 Recruitment by phone or email.