Machine Shop Operative

Cogent Staffing

We are looking to recruit an experienced factory operative, familiar with the operation of large machine tools for our client based in Huddersfield. The candidate must be interested in a permanent opportunity and have an engineering manufacturing background.

Our client is also happy to look at any candidates who may have a solid machine operating background.


Setting & changeovers
Heat treatment processes, shot blasting
A candidate who is capable of working as part of a small team and independently.
Demonstrate an ability to work to strict deadlines and high quality standards.
You will be self driven and keen to learn new skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to problem solve during processing.
You will be trained to operate a broad range of equipment including induction hardeners, heat treatment furnaces, and press quench machines
You will also be trained to undertake in-process inspection
Shot blasting, shot peening


Must have an engineering background or setting/operating large machine tool experience
Any quality checking in an engineering setting would be advantageous


£26,500 per annum
6am – 2pm/2pm – 10pm
Overtime available on a Saturday and Sunday (depending on workload)
Competitive remuneration package
31 days holiday per year
Pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Excellent working environment

Cogent Staffing is an equal opportunities recruiter, and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation, or age.