The Career Boutique

Horticulture House



OX11 0RN

United Kingdom

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We are an independent, well-established consultancy having operated in Oxford for over 10 years.


We offer a bespoke and innovative service for exceptional companies seeking inspirational individuals to help your organisation flourish.




CNC Machinist

Our client is looking for an Experienced Machinist to join a multi skilled team of engineers responsible for the production of mainly one off components for the press tool industry. The successful candidate must be able to work on their own initiative and capable of developing machining strategies for the work that needs completing.



  • Responsible for the machining and inspection of engineering components to correct standards and specifications, a lead hand with vast amounts of experience in manufacturing.
  • Receiving and interpreting engineering drawings and sketches to manufacture engineering components.
  • Writing CNC machining programs, ideally turning, milling with grinding experience desirable.
  • Manufacture and inspection of high end engineering components.
  • Training apprentices and less skilled member of staff
  • Development of new machine tools and machining techniques- this stems from large investment within the company and manufacturing facility



  • Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship to City and Guilds or NVQ level 3

  • 5+ years’ experience, working in a manufacturing and development environment

  • CNC turning, CNC milling and/ or grinding

  • HNC or equivalent beneficial but not essential

  • Experience working in a prototype environment/ low volume

  • Delcam programming

  • 5 Axis/ multi axis machining

  • Excellent communicator

  • Self-motivated with an autonomous approach

  • The ability to plan and organise your own workload

  • Adaptable and flexible

  • The ability to work on your own or within a team

  • Problem solving skills and evidence of solutions