Job Description

Salary: Up to £37,000 + 30% shift premium

Location: Stonehouse

We are currently recruiting for a number for CNC machinists within Low Volume Manufacturing working a 3 shift pattern (6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm & 10pm – 6am. The purpose of the role is to provide additional programming, setting and operating resource to support the increased production demand of specials and low volume production parts.


  • Setting / Operating CNC machines (Milling or Turning) to the standard set and run times

  • Interpret drawings and use initiative in deciding tooling selection and the method of manufacture

  • Monitor the quality of components using a wide range of equipment including CMM inspection and complete departmental quality documentation

  • Generate new component part programmes with the aid of Gibbs CAM programming software and subsequent prove out of new processes

Key requirements

  • Applicants must have served an apprenticeship and have expertise in using a variety of manual and CNC machine tools, including milling and turning

  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to communicate with design engineers in all areas of the business

  • Good pc skills are essential

Desirable requirements

  • A comprehensive knowledge of CNC machining with some programming knowledge is desirable.

  • A sound knowledge of manufacturing methodology to ensure that new processes are both capable and efficient.

  • Expertise in the use of GibbsCam software would be desirable although full training will be provided for successful applicants

Person specifications

This role would ideally suit somebody who values the importance of attention to detail. The successful candidate will have the ability to work unaided whilst forming part of a team. A positive “can do” attitude and good communication skills are essential for the role. The ability to influence production methods and make decisions are fundamental to the job role.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybrid working policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, Health Cash Plan, the option to join BUPA Renishaw Health Trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

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Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R7091 Development Machinist (Open)


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