Manual Lathe Turner

New Mills

£15.50 per hour

Permanent, Full-time

1st August 2022

We are searching for a Manual Centre Lathe Turner to join an award-winning engineering company based in the High Peak. You will be joining an experienced team who operate manual centre lathes with various bed lengths – 0.5 metre, 1 metre, 6 metre and 10 metre. You will receive full training and support on their products and methods of manufacture to assist you in settling into the role.

What’s on offer?

  • £15.50 per hour
  • 21 holidays + bank holidays
  • Monday – Thursday 08:00am – 5:00pm / Friday 08:00am – 1:00pm
  • Overtime opportunities available
  • On-site parking


What will you be doing as a Manual Lathe Turner?

  • Turning shafts, sleeves, tubes, flanges, hubs, fabrications and forgings using manual lathes
  • Operating the machine to an acceptable production target whist maintaining a high standard of quality
  • Performing First Offs and checking Quality and carrying out daily machine checks
  • Working with the manager and supervisors to fulfil the Company’s policies and business objectives
  • Making a positive contribution to maintaining a workplace that is healthy, safe, neat, and tidy

What do you need?

  • Fully time served machinist preferred
  • Must be able to work to component drawings and adopt awareness to critical dimensions and surface finish
  • Experienced in machining a wide variety of materials
  • Knowledge of ISO based quality control systems would be beneficial
  • Used to working to fine tolerances
  • The ability to work under own initiative or as part of a team
  • Flexible, courteous, friendly, and positive approach


The company are currently looking to strengthen its workforce with the appointment of an experienced and competent Manual Lathe Turner. If you are interested in joining this award-winning engineering firm apply now or speak with Gail at KPJ Group for more information.

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