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Basic £15.60/hour
Trafford Park ,

CNC Turners & CNC Millers


Company Overview

Torkington Engineers is a market-leading sub-contract precision machine shop in Trafford Park, Manchester, serving blue-chip clients in various sectors including Oil and Gas, Power Generation, Nuclear and Chemical.

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, rewarding and varied positions in our comprehensively equipped CNC and conventional machine shop.


Role Overview

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


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 duck board.
  • 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.

Pay, Conditions and Opportunities

  • Permanent position.
  • 38.5 hours basic working week, plus overtime x1.5 and x2.
  • Approximate £38,000 annual salary is calculated on a basic working week plus overtime of approximately 4-8 hours per week at x1.5.
  • Pay is reviewed annually in July.
  • Basic hours are Mon – Thu 07.00-15.45 (30 mins unpaid lunch break) and Fri 07.00-12.30.
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.
  • Long-term sick pay scheme.
  • Career development opportunities for candidates ambitious to progress their career.

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


We also have a position for an Estimating Engineer, which is not advertised here, that is now open for applications from apprentice trained engineers with ambition to progress their careers to an office based position. Please feel free to apply for this role via this job advertisement.


Please note - As a business, we are following all relevant guidelines from the Government and Public Health England regards protecting our employees from the current Coronavirus Pandemic. With this in mind we will be asking successful applicants to make themselves available for remote interviews using video call software.