Share this Job
Apply now »

Machinist Engineering

Requisition ID:  32409
Date:  Jul 5, 2021

Bodmin, Cornwall, GB

Department:  Operations

Engineering Machinist - Permanent Contract

Afternoon Shift (36 hours per week)

£24,500 per annum + 30% shift premium


Core Objectives

  • Manufacture, assembly and repair of rubber moulds and MTDs.
  • Support the Assembly Section Leader & Bodmin Managers in meeting the Plant quality, delivery and cost objectives.



Job Responsibilities

  • Final assembly of rubber moulds and MTDs
  • Set up and operate peening machine, large blast cabinet, LGB and G&H surface grinders.
  • Set up and operate both manual & CNC mills, lathes and surface grinders.
  • Maintenance and repair including problem identification and correction on rubber moulds and MTDs.
  • Carry out routine machine maintenance and checks.
  • Carry out routine safety checks.



Health, Safety & Environment

  • To ensure that the company Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and other safety regulations are upheld throughout the site and factory reporting any irregularities to your line manager.
  • Report near miss accidents or incidents at the earliest opportunity in the appropriate report books.
  • Be compliant with any machine instructions, & responsible for the proper use of all equipment assets within the work area.
  • Ensure that your work area(s) are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.
  • Ensure correct use of PPE.




  • It is the Quality Policy of West Pharmaceutical Services Cornwall Ltd, to plan and control its activities to ensure that all products and services conform to the requirements of our customers and provide full customer satisfaction. The principle objective is to supply products that are cost effective without prejudice to the required standard of performance, reliability and quality. Accountability for the implementation of this Policy is delegated through this Job specification. All employees must conduct activities in accordance with the company Quality Policies/Procedures at all times.
  • Comply with company cGMP regulations.
  • Accurate recording of documentation and data as required.
  • Be responsible for defect recognition.
  • Dimensional checks using micrometers, Trimos, dial indicator clocks, gauges etc.
  • Visual inspection using optical comparator and vision camera.



Procedural Adherence

  • Undertake all necessary training and re-training to be able to perform all aspects of the job.
  • Adhere to the Company Ethic’s and Compliance Policies.
  • Compliance with all Quality, HS&E and HR procedures.




  • Ensure that all customer/production delivery deadlines are adhered to.




  • To carry out other duties as may be required from time to time by your line manager.
  • Ensure functional legislative compliance.
  • Provide cover for other roles for which you are trained, as required.
  • Undertaking continuous improvement through the use of lean sigma tools.
  • Report any problems or irregularities which are outside your control to your line manager or other appropriate person.
  • Read engineering drawings
  • Utilise other machinery as required (within training matrix qualification limits).




SECTION 3 – Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Experience)




  • Experience in conventional toolroom machinery (mills, lathes, surface grinders, cylindrical grinders).
  • Formal engineering apprenticeship.
  • Minimum 5 years post qualification/apprenticeship engineering experience.
  • Familiarity and experience in the use of measuring equipment.




  • Experience in programming and operating CNC & Manual EDM Machines.
  • Experience in programming and operating CNC Mills & Lathes.
  • Experience in plastic mould manufacture.
  • Experience in cylindrical grinding.
  • Experience in the use of computer based measuring equipment e.g. Co-ordinate Measuring Machine.
  • Knowledge of SPC.
  • Knowledge of “Lean Manufacturing” techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience of all processes involved in the manufacture of Rubber Moulds and MTDs.

If you have any questions in relation to this position, please call Recruitment on 01726 223251

Apply now »