+44 (0) 1580 891521

Location: Staplehurst, Kent

Salary: £11 - £17 p/hr, DOE

Hours: 40hrs, Monday to Friday

Contract: Full time

About Us: 

Magnetic Shields Limited specialises in the manufacture of bespoke magnetic shielding for use in a large variety of sectors. Based in Kent, England, our manufacturing facility is fully equipped with the latest technology to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality. All of our manufacturing processes, including heat treatment, are integrated in our production plant 

Due to continued growth and expansion Magnetic Shields Limited now seek an experienced Machinist to join our current team of Engineers within our tool room, becoming part of our professional, safety conscious organisation


About the role - Machinist:

  • The candidate will work within our tool-room department operating our CNC controlled lathes & 2 mills to generate components required for tooling or directly by our customers
  • Most components are designed in-house and will require the successful candidate to use the 3D model to generate the machining code within Inventor CAM software, which feeds directly into the machines
  • You will also in collaboration with our design department aid in the design of any fixturing or jigs that may be required to allow machining of the components


Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience within a machining environment
  • Have experience of Heidenhain controllers
  • Experience in Inventor CAM or similar software
  • Design and manufacture of machine fixturing
  • Produce small, complex batches of components to high quality standards
  • Read and work from engineering drawings
  • Ability to work within a team to ensure deadlines are met
  • Experience of sliding head lathes would be advantageous
  • Be a team player and be able to work to tight deadlines


Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of working within an ISO9001 quality system
  • Familiar with Lean/ 5S principles


Headcorn Road  |  Staplehurst  |  Tonbridge  |  Kent  |  TN12 0DS  |  UK

Tel : +44 (0) 1580 891521  Fax : +44 (0) 1580 893345

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