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Workshop General Machinists
Sulzer Dowding & Mills are a global leader in the repair and maintenance of high voltage electrical motors and
generators, and related services across several industries. As a brand with over 100 years of history, we are committed
to providing an outstanding level of service and technical support to our diverse client base.
As part of our continued and impressive growth, we are currently recruiting for General Machinists at our Daventry site.
Responsible for Turning, Vertical Boring, Horizontal Boring, Grinding, Milling and Drilling, the remit of the role is to
perform machining of components of either our own or customer projects. These components may be manufactured either by
copying or to drawing.
Candidates will demonstrate proficiency as follows:-
Ability to read engineering drawings and also receive verbal instruction to either copy or manufacture components in all
types of materials ranging from plastics through to stainless steels
Ability to read inspection equipment to assist in the accurate measurement and production of machined parts
Operate with competent efficiency without constant instruction or assistance lathes, milling machines, drilling machines
and vertical borers
Ability to accept components of varying sizes and select the correct machinery on which to carry out the required
Ability to set the component up on the selected machine with the aid of DTI's and magnetic bases, clamps etc to carry out
the required machining operation
Ability and training to select the correct and safe manner to sling a component onto the required machine, and if
required to turn the component over using either rope slings, chains or wire rope or any combination of lifting equipment
including eye bolts, shackles etc.
As a successful candidate you will be a time served machinist, ideally from a low batch manufacturing background. You
will have a recognised apprenticeship and will possess a qualification within Mechanical Engineering. Experience on
conventional/CNC machines is essential as is a good mechanical aptitude.
If you are interested in joining a progressive organisation, with a commitment to investing in its employees, where your
energy and commitment will be well rewarded with an attractive salary and a varied workload, please forward your CV to us
by applying today!
Sulzer Dowding & Mills is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified
and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.