Universal Grinder

Opus Engineering
£14.5 per hour
04 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company:

Well established privately owned business specialising in high end components with 70 years trading in the aerospace, automotive, defence, medical and petrochemical industries.

The Role:

  • Skilled machinist working on Jones & Shipman grinders
  • To undertake all aspects of manual universal and surface grinding.
  • Working with a range of different materials.
  • Working to tight tolerances utilising quality measuring equipment producing predominately small batch sizes & 1 offs.
  • Adhere to all company Health & Safety procedures.
  • Typical shift times: Days Mon - Thu 07:30 - 16:30 & Fri - 07:30 - 15:30 (Flexitime available)
  • 10 -15 hours overtime available per week.


  • Experience in the use of manual universal and surface grinders essential on 1-off and small batchwork essential.
  • (Jones & shipman advantageous)
  • Suitable candidate should be fully experienced in the relevant disciplines and be able to demonstrate specific product and technical knowledge.
  • Ability to self-inspect and measure using micrometers, verniers, depth micrometers etc.


  • 24 days floating holidays + 8 bank holidays.
  • Combined contribution pension scheme.

This role is available due to the retirement of a current staff member.

39 hour working week - flexitime available

Days (flexi time available):

Monday to Friday. 8:00am - 4.30pm + abundance of overtime available (paid at 1.5 on weekends)

This is a permanent position direct with the employer. No temp to perm involved.

For more information, please contact Steve at Opus Engineering on .

Opus Engineering is a recruitment agency specialising in recruiting and placing professionals in the engineering and manufacturing industry throughout the Midlands region.

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