Manual Turner

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Consett, County Durham,

Salary From: £31366

Salary To: £39207

Contact Name: Newcastle

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Major Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting for a Manual Turner for our long-established client on a permanent basis.

Our client is Working with customers in the Oil and Gas, Energy and Water industries, worldwide.

Could you be the next dynamic member to their diverse team?

Location: Consett

Pay: £15.08 per hour plus 25% Shift Allowence

Hours: 37 Hours

Day Shift:

Monday to Thursday 06:00 – 14:00

Friday 06:00 – 13:30

Back Shift:

Monday to Wednesday 13:45 – 23:45

Thursday 13:45 – 22:45

Travel Allowance: Radius allowance paid based on commuting miles

Pension: 3% Company Pension

Holidays: 25 Days per Year

What you will be doing as a Manual Turner

The Turner reports directly to the Machine Shop Supervisor and is responsible for the production of components from drawings, utilising various sizes of manual lathes. The successful candidate will work as part of a small team which sees a great variety of components pass through the Machine Shop, so good teamwork and machining capability is essential to achieve the best results in a growing business. The successful candidate will be a time served Machinist.

What our client is looking for in a Manual Turner

  • Time served machinist
  • Experience with manual lathes
  • Cylindrical grinding experience
  • Fully conversant in both metric and imperial measurements
  • Using measuring equipment such as micrometres, plug gauges, verniers, and bore mics

The Qualities our client are looking for in a Manual Turner

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead and supervise staff
  • Solution oriented and organised
  • Proactive and taking initiative to perform according to expectations.
  • Experience working as part of a dynamic team
  • Analytical thinker, focused on accuracy
  • A willingness to stay updated with industry trends and advancements.
  • Ability to work in diverse cultural environments and respect different perspectives.
  • Reliable, steady, and with high integrity.

If you are interested in joining this growing and dynamic local company, please email a copy of your CV to or call 0191 9338441 for more information

Major Recruitment act as an Employment Agency for permanent roles and an Employment Business for temporary opportunities.


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