Traditional CNC / Lathe Machinist

Posted 04/07/2024 by Olympus Recruitment

Hillingdon, Greater London
£30,000 - £45,000/annum Company Bonus Scheme / allowance

                              Manual Turner / CNC Grinder

Manual Turner / CNC Grinder - Why is this the job for you?

Do you enjoy the true art of manual turning, using the old fashioned machinery and delivering excellent results, if you are someone who is tired of working with modern machinery and miss working in the more skillful way, this could be for you? The machinery has been skillfully maintained and is something this company takes great pride in, in addition to this there is excellent benefits and in depth training. Read on to find out more...

Company Overview:

Join a leading player in the Repair & Maintenance industry for the opportunity to be part of an organisation that is different to the rest. Where precision and expertise are paramount. We are currently seeking an experienced and skilled Manual Turner to contribute to our team. If you have a passion for the traditional art of manual CNC grinders and lathes, and possess experience in a manufacturing environment or repair and maintenance sector, we want to hear from you!

Position: Manual Turner / CNC Grinder


As a Manual Turneryou will be responsible for:

  1. Precision Machining:

    • Operating manual CNC grinders and lathes to perform precision machining tasks.
    • Ensuring the highest quality standards in every component produced.
  2.  Components:

    • Working on state of the art components with a focus on repair and maintenance requirements.
    • Collaborating with the engineering team to understand specifications and tolerances.
  3. Tool Maintenance:

    • Performing regular maintenance on manual CNC grinders and lathes to ensure optimal functionality.
    • Troubleshooting and addressing any technical issues that may arise during the machining process.
  4. Quality Assurance:

    • Conducting thorough quality checks on finished components to meet industry standards.
    • Implementing quality control processes to guarantee the reliability of aviation parts.
  5. Collaboration:

    • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including engineers and technicians, to achieve project goals.
    • Providing valuable insights and recommendations for process improvement.


  1. Experience:

    • Proven experience as a Manual Turner in a manufacturing setting.
  2. Skillset:

    • Proficiency in operating manual CNC grinders and lathes with a keen eye for detail.
  3. Aviation Knowledge:

    • Understanding of aviation components and the specific requirements for repair and maintenance.
  4. Problem-Solving:

    • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  5. Safety Conscious:

    • Adherence to strict safety protocols and a commitment to a safe working environment.
  6. Team Player:

    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.


Competitive salary

Health, dental, and vision insurance

Pension contribution

Excellent and proven professional development

Additional benefits beyond the norm

How to Apply: Simply click apply below and you will receive a call from one of our team to explain more about the role. 

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