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Manual Machinist

  • Job reference: 922177
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary: GBP96 - GBP112 per day
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: M&E, Marine
  • Date posted: 22/10/2018

Manual Machinist, Portsmouth, £12 per hour to £14 per hour

Due to expansion, our client are seeking an experienced Manual Machinist for their site to the north of Portsmouth.

Overall Purpose of the job:

To operate various machine tools to manufacture and repair mechanical assemblies to meet job specifications and to the satisfaction of the customer and the management team.


  • Perform milling operations such as drilling, tapping, boring and conventional lathe and milling work.
  • Perform various metalizing techniques as required.
  • Balance mechanical assemblies using dynamic balancing equipment.
  • Use hand-held and stationary power and non-power tools.
  • Record all data necessary to produce expected service or design results.
  • Maintain machines in good working order and report any defects to management.
  • Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Undertake Mechanical Fitting Work in the Workshop and on Customer sites when required.
  • Keep work area neat and tidy.
  • Follow all company Health and Safety procedures and wear the correct PPE.
  • Carry out any other reasonable request.

This role is working a day shift, Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm, overtime possible.

This role is commutable from Portsmouth, Havant, Waterlooville, Petersfield, Chichester, Fareham, Portchester.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.