CNC Miller

Job Reference
Salary Description
Starting pay of up to £24 per hour DOE overtime paid at x 1.5 x2
Contract Type

CNC Millers 

Company Overview

Torkington Engineers is a market-leading sub-contract precision machine shop in Trafford Park, Manchester, manufacturing precision machined components for blue-chip clients in various sectors including Oil and Gas, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Nuclear, Water Treatment, Food and Defence.

Established in 1949, we have an unrivalled reputation for Quality, Service and On-time delivery and are proud to be considered a premier employer in the North West, offering permanent shop floor and office-based positions to Engineers wanting to join our winning team.

Role Overview

Due to on-going expansion, we have opportunities for CNC Millers who have experience in programming, setting and operating in a busy and dynamic workshop environment.

Our company is committed to investing in its workforce. Training and development plans are available to all new employees to provide them with the opportunity to reach their full potential and earn higher rates of pay.

Full support and training will be offered to successful candidates from our shop floor management team, to assist in the adjustment from other machine shop environments.

Market leading rates of pay are available for those candidates who can demonstrate consistent excellence whilst working on the range of highly complex and tightly toleranced components we produce.

Our environment is busy and dynamic and the work diverse, interesting and rewarding. We have one-offs through to small batch, repeat work in a variety of materials from ferrous to nickel alloys.

Our informal interview process includes a tour of our facilities.

Candidate Profile

  • Apprentice trained with a suitable work history.
  • Experienced working to tight tolerances and meeting Customers’ exacting requirements.
  • Possess a good working knowledge of writing programs on the machine.
  • Team player with a positive “Can-Do”, methodical and solutions-based approach.
  • Comfortable working to systems and procedures, but able to think clearly and independently.
  • Able to communicate with colleagues at all levels, and be committed to always helping move the business forwards.
  • Able to reliably commute or plan to relocate before commencing employment.

Pay, Conditions and Opportunities

  • Hourly rates of pay up to £24.00/hour dependent on experience and ability (equivalent to £61,500 per annum, based on 8 hours of overtime per week).
  • Starting rate of pay up to £22.00/hour dependent on experience and ability (equivalent to £56,400 per annum, based on 8 hours of overtime per week).
  • Overtime typically 4-12 hours per week – overtime paid at x1.5 and x2.
  • Pay is reviewed annually – this is a historical, long-standing commitment to the workforce.
  • Permanent position – all roles within the business are permanent.
  • 38.5 hours basic working week.
  • Basic hours are Mon – Thu 07.00-15.45 (30 mins unpaid lunch break) and Fri 07.00-12.30.
  • Opportunity to request to move start time to either 06:00 or 06:30, once inducted.
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.
  • Long-term sick pay scheme.
  • Career development opportunities for candidates ambitious to progress their career.


  • Long established and diverse client base, motivated and committed to us expanding our business.
  • Stable and loyal workforce – average length of service of 18+ years!
  • Clean, well maintained and well equipped workshop, built up with years of investment, with additional future investment planned.
  • Modern, positive working environment, in all areas of the business.
  • Air-conditioned canteen equipped with television, pool table and dart board.
  • Join a company committed to developing the skills of their employees, with training and development plans available for Skilled Engineers.
  • Opportunities for progression from the workshop into office and sales based roles.
  • Early finish on Fridays.
  • Weekend working availability.
  • Company sponsored social events throughout the year.
  • Long service reward scheme.
  • 24 hour health support via online/telephone for staff members and members of their household.
  • Life insurance covering accidental death, inside or outside of work.
  • Potential financial assistance for relocation.
  • “Help-to-buy” scheme for first time buyers via a financial contribution towards costs.
  • Company pension.
  • Free parking.

If your skills match the above then please press apply today.

Additional Roles

Although not advertised primarily here on this advert, we have other roles that are open for applications from engineers who are currently workshop based, with an ambition to progress their careers in the following positions:

  • Estimating Engineer
  • Senior Estimating Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Sales and Marketing Engineer

Market leading salaries are available for these roles, with the opportunity for further progression. Full support and training will be offered to successful candidates from our management team, to assist in the adjustment from the machine shop environment.

Please feel free to apply for any of these roles via this job advertisement or alternatively call If you would prefer a quick chat to learn more about positions at Torkingtons before sending your CV, then call Nathan on 07725 445194 up to 6pm / 7 days and he will be happy to answer any questions and provide you with any additional information you may require.



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