Ref: SYN3863

Trainee CNC Machinist

Syntech Recruitment is recruiting for multiple Trainee CNC Machinists for our aerospace client based near Stadhampton. As a Trainee CNC Machinist, you will receive full training on setting and operating CNC Machines for mills and lathes.

No prior experience is required – if you have a keen interest in engineering or possess an engineering qualification, please apply today!

Trainee CNC Machinist Duties:

  • Learning how to set and operate 3, 4-axis CNC machines
  • Following all supervisor instructions on health and safety
  • Reading engineering drawings
  • Completing mechanical assemblies as required
  • Using handheld inspection tools to inspect machined components

Trainee CNC Machinist Profile:

  • No experience is required – other than a keen interest in engineering and a strong attitude to learning
  • Engineering qualification (degree, BTEC, NVQ etc) is ideal but not essential
  • Driving license is ideal but not essential (the role is on the direct bus link from central Oxford but it is not accessible by public transport from the Reading area.)
  • Must be 18+ and ready to work full-time


For all successful candidates, our client will undertake background security checks. As part of this, they will need to confirm your identity, employment history, and address history for the past five years, as well as your nationality, immigration status, and criminal record. For positions that require Security Clearance, the successful candidate must hold or be willing to obtain security clearance up to the relevant level for the role.

Application Process: We aim to respond to all applicants within 5 working days. If you don’t receive a response within this period, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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