Rotherham, South Yorkshire
£10 - £15/hour depending on experience
16 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


My client has made continuous steps towards manufacturing excellence, in the processing of stainless steel components for the oil, gas and nuclear industries. They now have an opportunity for an experienced, hands on Machine Shop Supervisor to join the CNC Milling department at their modern, precision machining site in Sheffield.

The key focus of this position is to ensure customer satisfaction by maintaining on time deliveries and excellent quality while working towards improving and maximising output wherever possible in an interesting, busy machining environment.


The role will involve facilitating the entire production on your shift including programming of machinery, running the spindle, assisting and managing the people working on your shift to maximise production, monitoring quality and using measuring equipment.

You will be responsible for:

Managing a team of advanced operators / setter operators and apprentices on your shift, ensuring production targets are met while adhering to company policies and procedures with an emphasis on Health & Safety.

Programming and operation of 3/3+2/5 axis milling machines

This position requires full working knowledge of all machines in this production area, and an ability to adapt and learn new technologies as the area develops with new machinery.

The job includes using advanced milling machinery to shape the required goods, referring to technical drawings and being able to write programmes and input appropriate settings into the machine.


The ideal candidate will be apprentice trained or equivalent with experience of programming, setting and operating CNC milling machines. Experience of Mazak is an advantage

You must be able to:

Read and understand job sheets / engineering drawings and programme machines accordingly.

Alter machine programmes on a computer

Use machines to carry out various operations including facing, boring, spiralling, changing tips and tooling when necessary.

Use a drilling machine

Use various measuring equipment

Basic maintenance - keeping machines clean, free from debris and check/maintain coolant levels

Keep work area clean and work within the principles of an ISO 9001 and lean manufacturing environment.

Work within company Health, Safety and Environment guidelines.

Working primarily on day shift, candidates must flexible to work overtime or rotating mornings / afternoon shift to meet the needs of the business

Pay rate is £10.00 – 15.00 per hour depending on experience / qualifications

This is a permanent position for the right candidate