CNC/Manual Machine Operator – Skilled Engineer – Dathan

CNC/Manual Machine Operator – Skilled Engineer

ROLE:                                    CNC/Machine Operator

JOB TYPE:                            Permanent / Full Time

HRS:                                       37.5hr p/w,  Mon – Thurs 8.00am – 4.15pm, Friday 8.00am –   3.00pm

                                                Rotational shifts 6.00 -14.00 & 14.00 – 22.00 (19.30 finish on Fri)

PAY:                                       £13.43 p/h training rate with the potential to increase to £14.10 p/h once fully trained

BENEFITS:                            Weekly Pay, Production Bonus, 33.5 Annual Holidays, Company Sick Pay

Dathan Tool & Gauge Co Ltd, a progressive family run firm based in Meltham, Huddersfield, is looking to recruit a CNC/Manual Machine Operator to join their team. This is a very busy and demanding role ideally suited to a skilled engineer, CNC experience is preferable although full training will be given to the right candidate. There is a lot to learn about our products so knowledge of gear shaper cutters would be advantageous. This is very much a hands-on role and flexibility is required as you may also be required to help out in other departments. The willingness and ability to work various shift patterns is essential; a 20% premium is paid for shift work.

Main Duties Include:

  • Profile Grind Gear Shaper Cutters on manual and CNC grinding machines
  • Carry out checks  on machines and identify abnormalities/ errors 
  • Basic machine operating
  • Clocking on & Off Jobs on Javelin System
  • Assist & cover in Manual & CNC Areas
  • Maintain a safe working environment


Key Requirements:

  • Previous CNC/ Manual profiling or similar role would be preferred
  • Experience in operating machinery
  • Good computer skills
  • A positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Good level of numeracy & literacy
  • Excellent communication & organisational skills

All candidates must be currently eligible to both live and work in the United Kingdom.

All applicants should send a cover letter/email and CV to, please add “As seen on Holmfirth.Info when applying, thank you”.

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