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CNC Milling Machinist


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

17th May 2024


Advanced Technology



Job Type:




At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. Our Advanced Technology business is where we combine our pace and agility with free-thinking to deliver complex engineering solutions and specialist manufacturing programmes to the automotive, aerospace, marine, and defence sectors, accelerating the net zero journey for our customers.

We are looking for a CNC Milling Machinist to fully machine complex components and ensure quality and on time delivery. To work in a safe and flexible manner as part of a team with a very high level of housekeeping.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Fully machine parts as required using 3-axis and 5-axis VMC’s.
  • Ensure quality of parts is to a high standard..
  • Ensure on time delivery
  • Ability to load offline programs and liaise with production engineer to optimise set up
  • Save all programs and set up sheets after every job.
  • Assist Shift leaders and engineers with any tooling or material requirements.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Work within a team environment.
  • Safe operations of machines, tools and equipment.
  • A very high level of housekeeping must be seen at all times in workshops and around machines.

Due to the nature of the role and the working patterns at Prodrive this role could operate as a shift pattern or, within Prodrive’s standard shift pattern of Monday to Friday.

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Apprentice trained/NVQ’s or City and Guilds.
  • Knowledge of Matsuura, DMG or Colchester machines preferable.
  • A working knowledge of Heidenhain and Fanuc controls.
  • Background within a small batch / prototype-manufacturing environment.
  • Preferred industry would be Motorsport, Aerospace or research and development.
  • Flexible attitude is essential.
  • A positive outlook and pro-active approach to the requirements of all areas of the AT operations.
  • Ability to work reliably under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • May be required to work extended hours or weekends.
  • Naturally well organised individual.
  • Good communicator.

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

We are an equal opportunities employer.

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

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