Manual Machinist (Milling) - Precision Products (Portsmouth) Ltd

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Job Summary

Location: Havant
Salary per week: £220
Working hours: Mon - Fri 07.30-16.00
Applications in by: 16/12/2017
Interview Date: 21/12/2017
Job Code: EP27317

An exciting opportunity to learn how to use manual mills to produce both one off and small batch components used in the production of customer company products, and to machine existing components to fit assemblies.

Precision Products manufacture a complete range of roll handling machinery for the paper industry. All products are manufactured in the UK to the highest standards, from one-off shafts to supplying all paper handling needs - from spares and repairs to complete assemblies.

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Duties will include:

  • Produce a wide range of equipment for the paper industry
  • Learn a range of manual machining strategies to hold complex high value components
  • Follow well documented set up and machining Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for production parts
  • Work closely with internal and customer design teams

 Other information:

  • Precision Products (Portsmouth) Ltd is a small team of supportive, highly trained and experienced engineers
  • This is an excellent opportunity to enter a highly valued skill area
  • Start time may be earlier than 07.30 by agreement
  • Overtime (06.00-07.30 and 16.00-18.00) available by agreement
  • Starting salary is £5.50 per hour (40 hours) paid monthly

Skills required:

  • A logical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to ‘think out of the box’
  • Flexible attitude
  • Good hand skills
  • You need to be able to learn through instruction and experience

 Personal qualities:

  • You must have a strong desire to learn
  • You will have a flexible outlook with a can do attitude
  • Enjoy new challenges
  • Want to solve problems
  • Excellent eye for detail

 Qualifications required:

  • Math’s or equivalent qualification at grade C (4) or above
  • English or equivalent qualification at grade C (4) or above
  • A Performing Engineering Operations qualification is highly desirable


  • 20 days paid holiday increasing half a day per year served up to 24 days maximum and 8 statutory days holiday
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Overtime available
  • Opportunity to learn a unique and desirable skill set 

Future Prospects:

  • To progress onto CNC machines
  • Becoming a valued member of a young enthusiastic team
  • Develop programing skills enabling you to produce precision components
  • Performance related pay

Applications in by: 16/12/2017
Interview Date: 21/12/2017
Job Code: EP27317

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