Manufacturing & Operations JobsMachine Operator- Sligo

  • SJ50924
  • Permanent
  • Sligo

Collins McNicholas

Our client, a manufacturing company in Sligo, is looking to hire Cutting Machine Operator.


  • Part of a Production team preparing stainless steel and/or plastic kits for handover for Manufacture
  • Responsible for the manufacture of bespoke parts using predominantly a lathe, milling machine & pillar drill
  • Ability to use measuring equipment such as DRO’s, vernier’s & micromoter’s
  • Ability to interpret 2D/3D drawings
  • Skilled operation of fabrication hand tools (drill/grinder) to ensure a high quality finish is achieved
  • Conduct ongoing QC checks to ensure product meets with expectations around Quality
  • Make a positive contribution to maintaining a workplace that is healthy, safe, neat and tidy
  • There will be training opportunities for other equipment within the department such as the CNC brake press, CNC router and saws


  • Previous experience in the Food Processing industry an advantage
  • Skilled operation of lathes & milling machines
  • Must be proficient in the operation of fabrication hand tools (drill/grinder)
  • Ability to read 2D & 3D drawings
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Must be able to work well on your own or as part of a team using your own initiative and solve problems as they arise
  • Must be highly flexible and motivated with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • FLT experience an advantage
  • Manual Handling ticket
  • Abrasive Wheel ticket
  • Must be able to effectively liaise with support departments to achieve operational efficiency
  • Willing to be flexible in the role and to support the need to shift resource as and when required

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Mark Whelan.


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