Skilled Machine Setter/Operator


£20,000 - £25,000 per annum

Permanent, Full-Time

9th February 2020

Do you have experience within a high-speed production environment and have a good ability to fault find and problem solve?

We are now recruiting for a Machine Setter/Operator to join a large specialised engineering manufacturer based in Buxton to help set tools and machines, then operate them accordingly.

Located in the scenic High Peak and operating for more than 50 years, this reputable manufacturer has 10 production sites around the world and manufacturer more than 3 million components per week for their vast client base. Due to continued success, they required a skilled Machine Operative to assist with producing a range of components.

What’s on offer?

  • £20,000 – £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays (extra ½ day for each year of service up to a maximum of 5 days)
  • Free BUPA membership
  • 38 hour working week – 3 rotating shift patterns (early, late and night shift)

What will you be doing as a Machine Setter / Operator?

  • Setting up and running tools in order to produce components of the required quality
  • Proposing machine modifications and operating machines
  • Checking and completing batch tickets and undertaking quality checks
  • Informing Supervisors of any problems which occur with products or equipment and undertaking regular preventative maintenance safety checks
  • Completing records and timesheets and keeping your work area clean and tidy
  • Undertaking any work as requested by the Technical Supervisor

What do you need?

  • A mechanical/ technical background and good general mechanical aptitude
  • Experience in a high-speed, high-volume production environment
  • Excellent diagnostic, fault-finding and problem-solving abilities
  • A good understanding of contact welding processes


  • An automotive background
  • A time-served mechanical engineering apprenticeship

If you are interested in joining this ever-growing specialist engineering team and contributing to their on-going success, then apply today or speak with Gail on 01457 861511 for more information.

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