CNC Machinist

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Business on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position for CNC Machinist

The Company 

Our client  is one of Britain’s leading independent aerospace and industrial forgers. The unique feature is the combination of open and closed-die forging while also undertaking the whole production process from raw material to the finished product in one location.

Taking pride in  being a great place to work. As one of the UK’s leading steel manufacturing company they want to ensure that they attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service to the company and our customers.

Main Purpose of the CNC Machinist Role:

Reporting to the Machine Shop Manager, you will be responsible for setting up machines according to customer requirements and health and safety procedures. This also includes inspecting components before and after machining as well as maintaining accurate identification against route cards and good housekeeping of work areas. This sometimes includes working on two machines in tandem and working independently on your own initiative.

Key Accountabilities of the CNC Machinist Role

  • Setting up machines according to best practise
  • Work accurately to customer requirements
  • Able to read engineering drawings
  • Inspect and check machined components
  • Ability to operate manual Vertical Borers
  • Ability to operate manual Big Lathes
  • Use measuring equipment
  • Maintaining good housekeeping of work areas (5S)
  • Maximise efficient use of machinery
  • Safe use of machinery and all tolerances and customer instructions are adhered to
  • Working without supervision, ensuring production of quality machined parts
  • Appropriate preparation on commencement of machining
  • Organised and self-motivated personality
  • Proactive and forward-thinking individual

Skills and Experience


  • A fully skilled machinist who displays competence and accuracy in all machining processes including work handling and own personal health and safety
  • Able to read engineering drawings
  • Work on your own initiative
  • Ability to operate CNC machines
  • Use measuring equipment


  • Being able to set up and program in Fanuc control



  • A recognised Craft Apprenticeship
  • Educated to 5 GCSE’s A-S including Maths and English

They offer you:

  • Competitive pay
  • Holidays – you will have 33 days holiday, including bank holidays
  • Pension scheme –   offers a 5% contribution. The pension scheme comes along with further discounts on health, travel and rescue insurances
  • Bonus scheme – this is linked to team and company performance
  • Westfield cash plan – level 1 health cash plan which comes along with numerous discounts and special offers, including gym discounts, online, high street and grocery retailers and many more
  • Death in service payment, full company sick pay and long service rewards
  • Tax efficiency schemes: Childcare vouchers and Cycle to Work
  • Free work wear and PPE.
  • On-site parking is available
  • Focus on wellbeing and mental health awareness
  • Trust – they encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us
  • Development – they offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career

Key Details

Work hours: 37 hours per week, 3-Shift-System or 2-Shift-System with mornings and nights.

This is a full time position for 37 hours per week, on a 3 way shift pattern (days, afters and nights)

Days – 06:00 to 13:45 Mon to Thurs. 06:00 to 12:00 Fri.

Afters – 13:30 to 21:15 Mon to Thurs. 11:45 to 17:45 Fri.

Nights – 21:00 to 06:15 Mon to Thurs.

Salary :£30 700 when fully trained if apprentice trained plus 20% on Nights with alternate days and night shift

20% shift premium payable on nights only

Additional overtime available at weekends

Location: Hillsborough, Sheffield

Job type: Permanent, Full-time

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