Cnc Machinist

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1349582827-2
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Lynx Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship


40.5 hours per week

Monday to Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm

Friday: 8 am - 3 pm


27,000 - 30,000 per annum, depending on experience

A leading manufacturing company based in Lancashire specialises in cutting technology for CNC machined plastic parts and industrial plastic sheet & rod stock. Their mission is to deliver flexible solutions utilizing cutting-edge technology. They provide design assistance, 3D software, 5-axis CNC machining, rapid prototyping, conveyor change parts, plastic sheet stock, polyethylene food boards, and hygienic wall cladding solutions. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, this company strives to be the most flexible in the industry.

Role Description

This full-time on-site position is for a CNC Machinist based at their manufacturing facility in Lancashire. The role primarily involves day-to-day operations on a CNC 2-axis Turning Center, as well as 3 and 5-axis routers. Strong attention to detail and the ability to ensure accurate, high-quality production are essential requirements.

Desired Skills and Experience

- Proficiency in machine operation, machining strategies, and adjusting tooling offsets

- Experience in programming using Fanuc controls

- Skilled in using precise measuring equipment to meet high-quality standards

- Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications

- Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities

- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

- Experience in the plastic industry is an advantage

- Apprenticeship or relevant training in machining or a related field

Benefits Offered

- Free canteen facilities

- Free on-site parking

- Company pension scheme

- Birthday leave

- Regular social events

Ideal Candidate

The company seeks a team player with a positive attitude toward colleagues and lean practices. The ideal candidate will embrace the company's values, prioritize customer satisfaction, and be driven to maintain high standards of work. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to learn and work across all aspects of production operations, including 3 and 5-axis routing.