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Senior Machinist

Senior Machinist (BBBH13334) Stevenage, England

Salary: GBP22 - GBP27 per hour

On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Senior Machinist to join on an initial 12-month contract. As the Senior Machinist, you will be providing machining expertise across all internal manufacturing departments to assist in the design/engineering process.

Role: Senior Machinist
Pay: £27 per hour via Umbrella
Hours: Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week
Contract: 12-month contract
Location: Stevenage
IR35 Status: Inside
SC Clearance: BPSS

Job Profile

  • To work from drawing/design/engineer instructions and drawings to produce the required article. To complete and record information within the required paperwork.
  • To work in accordance with LDS (local document system) describing methods and procedures. Promote machine shop regulations, local area Health and Safety requirements and 5S policy within local work areas
  • To regularly demonstrate skills, or specialist knowledge/experience thus mentor colleagues in this area to ensure the high quality of finished goods.
  • To deputise for the Lead Technician and/or coordinate workload with the other machinists.
  • To demonstrate the desire, commitment and team working ethic to complete tasks in the correct quality and lead time.
  • To provide information, opinion, suggestions, and knowledge of machining internally and externally to operations as required.
  • To work directly with engineers, designers and customers as need dictates.
  • Liaise with the other machinist(s) and production support to address manufacturing anomalies and be proactive in 5s disciplines and continuous improvement activities.

Skills and Experience

Essential –

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of assembly, manufacturing, or production environment.
  • Experience of working within a machine shop environment and of being part of a team.
  • PC literate, emails, web etc.
  • Skilled use of the following machinery/tools is ideal -
  • Lathe – Horizontal & vertical
  • CNC Lathe
  • Mill
  • CNC Mill
  • Spark Eroder
  • Bar Saw
  • Band Saw
  • Pillar Drill
  • Guillotine
  • Surface Grinder
  • Cylindrical Grinder
  • Off-hand Grinder
  • Various measuring devices


  • Experience of the following machine controls is ideal –
  • Heidenhain
  • Acurite
  • Philips
  • Siemens

Desirable –

  • Experience of the Aerospace Industry

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Ellie Laflain at Line Up Aviation
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