Permanent Manual Machinist Aberdeen

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We are looking for a Manual Machinist based in Westhill, Aberdeen to work within a busy team. Our client is an engineering solutions provider recognised worldwide for their design and engineering expertise to create tailored solutions. Based in a modern purpose-built facility near Aberdeen, they are looking to expand their skilled workforce.


  1. Set and operate manual lathes and similar as part of a manual machining cell team.
  2. Read and interpret drawings, specifications and sketches or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces and setup requirements.
  3. Working to tight tolerances, checking own work and work of others as required.
  4. Accountable for the machined dimensions and quality of all works undertaken.
  5. Ensure all components are fully deburred where applicable.
  6. Ensure accurate and on time completion of machining requirements, completing Time Records, Workshop Documentation, Quality and Inspection Records to meet production department daily/weekly/monthly work schedules/targets.
  7. Identify root causes of quality faults, complete NCR’s and find permanent solutions.
  8. Responsible for all daily machine maintenance checks.
  9. Provide cover and support in other production areas as required.
  10. Carrying out various manufacturing disciplines with flexibility, integrity and efficiency to achieve “on time in full” targets of an excellent quality to company procedures.
  11. Ensure a high level of housekeeping and that your area of responsibility is “visitor ready” at all times using 5S Techniques.
  12. Pro-active approach to Health, Safety & Environmental practices in the workshop.
  13. Actively participate where required to support business continuous improvement work.
  14. Willingness to train/operate machine tools and/or perform duties outside those described.


Qualifications and Experience:

  1. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in manual machining.
  2. Experience with medium to large bed lathes and similar machinery.
  3. Experience with gear cutting or thread cutting desirable but not essential.
  4. Experience with a variety of materials, including Stainless Steels.
  5. Candidates should be able to work in a busy environment, have good communication skills, display a flexible approach to work and be able to work on their own initiative.
  6. Excellent team worker, with the ability to work proactively within the team and support the team in a positive manner.

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