+44 (0) 1580 891521

Location: Staplehurst, Kent

Salary: £11 - £17 p/hr, DOE

Hours: 08.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday or Part time [hours/ days to suit, salary pro-rata]

Contract: Full time

About Us: 

Our new factory unit is due to be completed in the next few months which means several new roles being available for the right applicants. Magnetic Shields Limited had an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our production team as Machinist

We are leading specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke magnetically shielded rooms, and have an expanding customer base throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Asia. With a full manufacturing facility in Staplehurst, Kent fully equipped with the latest technology we are able 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.

As part of this exciting new chapter in Magnetic Shields progression we are currently looking for 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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