Machine Operator


£13 - £15 per hour

Permanent, Full-Time

9th December 2021

We’re currently hiring for a Machine Operator to join a worldwide manufacturing company based in Droylsden, Tameside. With 10 sites across the globe, they are recognised in the industry due to their innovation and bespoke high-quality products. You’ll be working in the Machine Shop department reporting back to the Machine Shop Manager aiding with the manufacturing operations.

What’s on offer?

  • £13.00 – £15.00 per hour
  • Monday – Thursday – 8:00am – 4:30pm, early finish Friday (36 hours per week)
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays (rising with length of service)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Potential progression plan to senior management for a world class global manufacturer
  • Full training plans for continuous professional development


What will you be doing as a Machine Operator?

  • Programming, setting and operating machinery
  • Setting and operating mechanical engravers
  • Setting and operating manual milling machine/lathe/saws, etc
  • TIG welding and brazing
  • Part finishing and packing
  • Production and inspection of components to standards and to drawing
  • Preparing of materials for machining, deburring and cleaning of work area
  • Maintaining equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements detailed by Production Engineering, following manufacturer’s instructions
  • Controlling the raw material stock
  • Producing components to an agreed schedule of work orders, to the machine parameters, interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)


What do you need?

  • A good understanding of mechanical processes and practices
  • Experience using manual machine tools
  • Basic IT skills (Excel, Outlook)
  • The ability to read and understand drawings
  • Good attention to detail


What’s nice to have?

  • Experience using Epicor
  • Experience of TIG welding/brazing
  • Experience of EDM
  • Experience of laser operation
  • Experience working in a machine shop / workshop environment


This role is a brand-new position, and the growing business are happy to train the individual, willing you have a desire to learn and some of the core skills listed above. If you’re interested in joining an internationally recognised electronics manufacturer, then apply today for consideration or speak with Adam at KPJ Group for more information.

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