Toolmaker / Grinding Machinist

Toolmaker OR Grinding Machinist

Lapping (Metrology Grinding) training provided

Jones & Shipman or similar

Corby - NN17

Immediate Start

Up to £30k per annum

This is a great opportunity for a skilled Manual Machinist / Toolmaker with Surface Grinding experience on Jones & Shipman machines (or similar).

Lapping / Metrology training will be provided.

Based in Corby, this Surface Grinding role is commutable from Northampton, Kettering, Market Harborough, Rugby, Lutterworth, Stamford, Oakham, Fleckney, Uppingham, Melton Mowbray, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Leicester and Wellingborough.

The Role:

  • Working on a variety of Manual machinery, for a leading Metrology company

  • To become skilled in lapping processes and company proprietary manufacturing techniques

  • Interpret technical drawings to ascertain production requirements

  • Plan workloads and ensure personal output targets are met

  • Monitor quality of work

  • Liaise with the Office Manager and Laboratory Manager on delivery time scales.

  • Paying £25,000-£30,000 depending on experience

The Candidate:

  • As the successful Lapping Precision Machinist you will be an experienced Surface Grinder Machinist or Toolmaker who is looking for a new challenge

  • The ability to read engineering drawings and research new production methods would also be advantageous

  • Keen to learn and motivation to develop is essential

The Company:

  • A leading metrology company with an impressive client base

  • Operate a technically advanced calibration laboratory with niche equipment

  • Are also a specialist manufacturer of bespoke products


To apply for the Surface Grinding Machinist position, here are your three options:


“This is the job for me! When can I start?” - Call now and let's talk through your experience.

Ask for Dan Henderson on between 8.30am - 5.30pm


“I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview” - Click “apply now” so I can read your CV and let you know


“I'm interested but need to know more about what this job can offer me” - email with your CV and questions and I will reply with more detail.

About Precision People

This role is posted by Precision People, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Consultancy, Sales and Executive Search Recruitment.

Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of engineers in fantastic new roles.

Precision covers the whole spectrum of engineering roles from Welders, Fabricators, CNC Machinists, Panel Wireman up to Production Managers.

We have many engineering roles around the East Midlands including Leicester, Coventry, Derby, Nottingham, Coalville and Northampton, so get in touch today.

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