CNC Machinist Grade 3

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1381194

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a CNC Machinist Grade 3 based in Greyabbey.

CNC Machinist Grade 3

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Greyabbey has an exciting opportunity for CNC Machinist Grade 3.

  • Full Time Permanent Contract
  • 24/7 shift pattern with a weekly average of 42 hours per week.
  • Job location: Greyabbey, County Down BT22 2QE
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.

Operation of CNC machines to machine aircraft component parts to customer specification in an efficient, effective and safe manner.


Magellan Aerospace offers excellent career opportunities, competitive salary, health and pension benefits packages. Starting salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Operation of CNC machines – multi machine operation is required on all shifts
  • Inspect work to drawings and technical data supplied. Use Inspection equipment to dimensionally inspect work (wherever appropriate).
  • Maintain Job Pack completeness and record all quantity and quality and cycle time requirements
  • Undertake daily checks and maintain the machines / equipment as per work instructions provided – reporting any machine failure or corrective maintenance requirements.
  • Provide accurate cycle time for all products with operations required.
  • Cross check the prior operations on job cards ensuring they are completed prior to starting any operations and alert Team Lead if any variances.
  • Report and complete non-conformance reports for any product that does not meet specification
  • Provide accurate information for the next shift if any deviation to production schedule to ensure production targets are achieved.
  • Work with a minimum amount of supervision whilst maintaining expected levels of productivity
  • Continually review working practices to remove and reduce waste and non- value added activities
  • Actively support and contribute to continuous improvement and lean manufacturing.
  • Positively support team work and circulation of experience within the workforce.
  • Undertake daily checks and maintain equipment as per work instructions provided – reporting any failures or corrective maintenance requirements whilst maintaining responsibility for secure storage of tools in cell.
  • Work in a safe manner in compliance with the Health & Safety policy. Report and log all Health & Safety incidents that occur.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in work area.
  • Support implementation and compliance of 6S in work area.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management, shift lead, team lead and production supervisor.

Position Requirements


  • Desirable – NVQ Level 3 (Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering – time served qualification.
  • The job requires a basic level of education, numeracy and literacy.


Essential – The job requires knowledge and operation of CNC machines gained over a minimum of 4 years’ experience and on the job training, the equivalent of an apprenticeship.

  • Preferred ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Working knowledge of specifications, SOP’s and Work Instructions

Key Competencies:

  • Motivation
  • Attention to detail
  • Housekeeping Skills
  • Work with minimum supervision following instruction
  • Initiative in time management and method
  • Versatility and flexibility to support job requirements

Other Skills/ Abilities/ Personal Attributes: Personal Attributes:

  • Clear communicator
  • Organised and methodical
  • Demonstrates values consistent with the corporate culture, management and operating style expected of Magellan employees
  • Team player
  • Committed to best practice

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

To Apply

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Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Thank you for considering this exciting opportunity. This document is intended to provide the reader with information and is not a contractual document. Some of the material therefore may be subject to change.