Machine Operative

Location Newquay
Discipline: Industrial & Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £22,000.00 - £23,000.00 per annum DOE
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard
Contact email:
Job ref: DH 40378 3
Published: 27 days ago

​Are you an experienced Machine Operator, searching for a new challenge within a growing, innovative business? Look no further!

My client, a leading manufacturing business, is looking to expand their team and recruit a Machine Operator to start as soon as possible. Whether you're an experienced CNC Machinist, or a recent graduate within an engineering discipline, we would love to hear from you.

As well as working with a great team, the successful recruit will benefit from training and career opportunities, quarterly bonus' and half day Fridays EVERY week! What's not to love?

About the role:

  • Program, set and operation various CNC machines.

  • Solve basic machining problems.

  • Maintain machines, to include coolant and oil changes etc.

  • Machine different materials from aluminium to types of resin.

  • Read engineering drawings, WPI, SOP's etc.

  • Understand and adhere to both quality and health and safety standards

About you:

  • Experience working within an engineering/manufacturing environment (desirable)

  • Machining knowledge using Heidenhain controls (desirable)

  • Keen eye for detail and hands-on approach

  • Willing to train and progress

  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement activities such as 5/6S (desirable)

This is a truly fantastic opportunity for the right person, as well as the chance to join a business who value their team members and pave the way for new innovations within their field.


Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.