Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Huddersfield


Potential earnings of £53,000, 33 holidays, internal training, life insurance, on-site gym, free parking and long-term job stability are some of the perks the CNC Horizontal Borer will enjoy whilst working with this world class manufacturing business.

You have the opportunity to apply for a CNC Horizontal Borer position with a company that have been established since the late 1800s. Now employing over 1000 people worldwide, this engineering powerhouse supply into a number of high-profile industries including Defence, Power Generation and Oil Gas.

Based in Huddersfield, this position is easily commutable from Manchester, Oldham, Halifax, Bradford, Leeds, Wakefield, Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley.

Responsibilities of the CNC Horizontal Borer:

Running a number of machines using Tosnuc 99 and Heidenhain machine controls
Producing one off components, up to 20 tonnes in weight/8 metres long (10m once new machine arrives) - up to £500K in value
ISO Programming - GM Code knowledge is essential - Heidenhain experience is incredibly desirable as their new machine will run this control

The CNC Horizontal Borer will:

Apprentice trained mechanical engineer, toolmaker, CNC machinist or equivalent
Experience working as a CNC Horizontal Borer within a high precision heavy engineering environment
Able to create bespoke programmes using G coded machine controls (Fanuc, Mazak or similar)

The CNC Horizontal Borer will undergo the following training:

Full training is provided to candidates with the correct background and skill-set, as the successful candidate becomes capable of the whole process, salary increases will apply at each stage. Details below:

Base salary increased to £31,218.57 as soon training on Toshiba commences
Base salary increased to £33,718.57 once you can run the machine independently
Base salary increased to £36,218.57 once you are able to fully utilise the Cogsdill tooling
Base salary increased to £38,718.57 after becoming capable of operating the laser to check quality of work

Workings Hours:

Working 37.5 hours per week, this position will involve working either 3 shifts (6-2, 2-10 10-6) or a continental pattern, allowances are paid on both shifts, details below:

3 Shift Allowance: 25%
Continental Allowance: 50%

Basic Package of the CNC Horizontal Borer:

In return for your excellence and hard work, this position offers a fantastic package in return, comprising of a basic salary of £28,718.57 (increasing to £38,718.57 after training), 33 days annual holiday allowance, company life insurance pension scheme, free onsite car parking, onsite gym access (circa £5 per month), long-term job stability (order book full for the next 20+ years!), unrivalled training and progression opportunities and finally, the chance to join a truly innovative business.

In a nutshell:

The successful CNC Horizontal Borer will earn between £46,000 and £53,000 (BEFORE OVERTIME) once you are comfortable managing the whole machining process, this usually takes 18 months but will depend on how quickly the candidate gets up to speed.

To apply for this role, please click "Apply Now" and attach a copy of your CV.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Callum Good or Riz Haider at E3 Recruitment
Role: CNC Horizontal Borer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Huddersfield, Greater Manchester,

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