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Skilled Machinist

Skilled Machinist



Henry Williams is a well-established manufacturing company based in Darlington with an ambition for growth and diversity who has nearly doubled its turnover in the last 5 years. We are the only Company in the UK that offers the complete package of forgings, sheet metal, fabrication, electrical projects, and test facilities.


The Role:

Manufacture of machined items from various forgings and gas-cut blanks.



  • Help co-ordinate machine shop operations to meet agreed production targets
  • See material flows through the production processes and is stored in the correct locations
  • Set, operate and inspect all machines within the machine shop so that manufactured components meet manufacturing specifications and quality standards
  • Maintain Javelin system and documentation
  • Maintain quality standards through close liaison with quality assurance personnel
  • Identify any potential maintenance requirements to maximise machine utilisation
  • Provide training of operators/setters when required
  • Communicate information as and when required by the Production Engineering Manager
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices including health, safety and environmental issues
  • Maintain a high level of 6s


Essential Skills

  • Time-served manual machinist
  • Experience of working in a similar environment
  • Knowledge and previous experience of working on the following machines:
  • Milling
  • Drills
  • Power press
  • Hand tools
  • Able to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to meet deadlines


Desirable skills

  • CNC setting and operation – vertical machining centre
  • Continuous improvement mindset – 6s
  • Fork lift truck licence


Working Hours

37 hours per week

Monday – Thursday 7am – 4.45pm


  • free life assurance, pension scheme, 5 weeks holiday (when permanent)
  • Temp to perm basis
  • Hourly rate: Competitive Rate



Henry Williams Limited

Dodsworth Street
County Durham

Email: Please use form opposite.
Tel: 01325 462722
Fax: 01325 245220

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About Henry Williams

The story of Henry Williams Limited goes back to 1883, when the company was formed to manufacture control and signalling equipment for the rapidly expanding railways network. Since those historic and pioneering days, our skills have broadened, our technology has advanced with the time and our sphere of influence has widened more

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