Manual Machinist

Sheffield, South Yorkshire | Permanent

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Manual Turner required - Permanent, Sheffield


EMBS are in partnership with a leading, well established and reputable precision engineering company that specialise in the manufacture of small to medium sized complex components. 

Supplying to lucrative customers across the globe, our client is currently experiencing considerable growth and therefore requires additional people within their machining department.

Manual Turner is required to join the business on a permanent basis, initially working days but moving to a Days and Nights rotating shift pattern.

Days for initial 3 months and then onto a days and nights shift pattern.

Days - Monday to Thursday 07.15 to 16.00, Friday 07.15 to 12.15 (38 hour per week)

Nights – Monday to Wednesday 18.00 to 06.00, Friday 16.00 to 20.00 (40 hour per week)


Candidates will be tasked to;

  • Work to close tolerance, small batch work, predominantly fixture based in a wide range of materials such as; Jethete, Titanium and various Nickel based alloys

  • Learn multiple machines across the business

  • Understand and interpret engineering drawings

  • Use overhead cranes for fixture transportation - training will be provided

  • Understand and be able to follow batch card and standard work instructions


Successful applicants MUST be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous manual machining experience

  • Precision engineering background - worked in a engineering / manufacturing business that supplies into either; Aerospace, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Medical, or sub contract engineering

  • Ability to be able to self inspect using manual measuring equipment

  • Can set and run manual machines confidently

  • Ability to multi man machines

  • Understanding of tooling

  • Work well within a team


In return our client is offering:

  • Stability & Longevity - Permanent position

  • Hourly rate: Days = £13.12 per hour / Nights = £19.68 per hour

  • Overtime available at premium rates

  • Additional permanent benefits including; Holiday pay, contributory pension scheme, modern working facility and much more.


If you are interested in this position and would like to apply, please submit your most up to date CV to or call 01332 851 533