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    £20.24 per hour

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    Francesca Woodsford

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    01935 703501

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    about 1 month ago

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If you are a Machinist with experience of setting and operating either manual or Grinding CNC machines, then we have a opportunity for you to join the leading Helicopter Manufacture in Yeovil on a ongoing temporary contract. This is a great opportunity to join the Transmissions department as a Grinding Machinist.

The skilled machinist role includes but not restricted to, the following duties:

  • Programming setting and operating a variety of machine tools

  • Problem solving machining issues with minimum supervision

  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings / sketches

  • Carry out routine daily checks on all equipment and checking batches prior to approval

  • Being flexible to move between machine groups when required 

For you to be considered for this position you do need to be able to provide proof (certificates) of the following qualifications:

  • Completion of an apprenticeship in a related discipline and City & Guilds level 1 & 2 in a relevant discipline (pre-1990)

  • Completion of an apprenticeship in a related discipline plus NVQ Level 3 in a relevant discipline and an additional academic element such as City & Guilds OR BTEC level 3 OR ONC, OND, HNC, HND.

  • Forces discharge papers where applicable (minimum AEM/AET – Royal Navy, Corporal - RAF or Army)

This position is working a double day shift pattern as follows:
Early – Monday – Thursday 6.00 – 14.00 Friday 6.00 – 12.00
Lates – Monday – Thursday 14.00 – 22.00 Friday 12.00 – 18.00

Pay rates:
PAYE £20.24/hr; Umbrella £27.31/hr.  Overtime is paid at enhanced rates if available.

This is an excellent place to work with the site offering free parking, onsite shops and a canteen.

Immediate starts are available once security clearances are complete, so please do apply online using the 'apply now' function on this advert and if your experience matches what we are looking for one of our consultants will give you a call.  We look forward to hearing from you!