• Job Reference: PR/001018 - MH
  • Date Posted: 18 July 2019
  • Recruiter: Accord Management Services
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £25,500 to £35,500
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Matthew Hart
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0161 613131

Job Description



High precision short run and prototype CNC work. 


£25,500 - £35,500 basic + overtime, half day Friday, excellent prospects    

LOCATION:  Maidenhead, Reading, Newbury 

The company specialise in producing prototype and low run CNC work for military, aerospace, medical, racing, research and development as well as a whole range of more mundane applications. A lot of the work is highly complex, very fine tolerance challenging components. 

The business is highly profitable, believes strongly in promoting from within, established in excess of 50 years.  Other on-site processes include spark erosion, conventional machining, surface grinding, on site toolmaking and pressing, 2D and 3D Cad/Cam work, heat finishing, hand finishing and assembly. 

You must be able to commute to Reading daily, as a Toolmaker you will be manufacturing hardened and ground parts for special purpose machinery as well as refurbishing and manufacturing new press tools. The work is high precision low volume usually one off not repeat batch work. 

To be suitable for this role as a Toolmaker you must be a competent manual machinist, fully skilled in surface grinding, manual milling and turning. It is essential you have experience in press tool making and spark erosion experience is an advantage. 

The work is both varied and interesting for a highly skilled individual not for someone who is used to batch repeat work. 

Contact: In the first instance please contact Matt Hart 


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