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CNC Prototype Machinist - 9563456


This company is a world leader in construction and mining equipment-creating innovative, cutting-edge products and services that help their customers build the world around. Innovation & Technology Development Division (ITDD) provides leadership in engine test and development solutions. We are currently seeking to recruit a contract CNC Prototype Machinist to join the Prototype Machining Facility based in Peterborough to support their continued growth and market leadership in compact Diesel Engines

The successful candidate will carry out several duties as detailed below. This is a key role that involves the manufacture of high specification prototype components within tight timelines. The ability to work to engineer's instructions and drawings, use your own initiative and work with the appropriate people to resolve issues is essential.

  • Set-up and operation of various jigs and fixtures
  • Operation of manual machines, as the role requires extensive experience with manual lathes, vertical and horizontal mills, band saws, grinding (surface/cylindrical) and other related equipment and tooling
  • Be proficient with the use of all related measuring equipment and tooling
  • Always follow established processes and procedures for machining components
  • Carry out any other duties that may be required from time to time.
  • CNC and 3D printing experience would be advantageous
  • An understanding of Feature - CAM would be advantageous

Key Competencies:

  • Safe Working (Ability to work to and adhere to company Safety Policies and Procedures)
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Attention to detail, efficiency, and quality
  • Communication (Customer facing with regard to work requests)
  • Ability to work under own initiative and be self-motivated.
  • Contribute to Team Success
  • Be supportive of change


  • Recognised apprenticeship, City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Machining
  • Relevant experience in machining


Offering up to £16 per hour as Ltd Co / Umbrella Co contractor based over 37.5 hours per week.

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £15 to £16 per hour
  • Location
  • Company
  • Posted By
    Kellie Dance
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  • Industries
    Industrial Automation
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  • Qualification Level
    Masters Degree
  • Home Working Possible?
  • Estimated Job Duration
    (if contract or part-time position)

    6 months

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