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Manual Turner


Manual Turner - Aerospace - Reading - Permanent

A Manual Turner is required with knowledge of setting and operating conventional turning machines. Candidates with experience of the aerospace or similar precision environment would be well received.

Due to the continued success of the organisation, this globally successful company based in the Reading area requires a skilled and meticulous Turner with manual lathe experience for a new permanent role. As the Manual Turner you will be required to:

  • Set and operate manual lathes
  • Produce components to a high standard
  • Perform layout and machining of angles, radii, milled slots, tapers and bores
  • Carry out visual inspection of machined parts using a variety of hand metrology equipment
  • Remove and replace broken tooling


The Manual Turner should have the following skills:

  • Experienced setting and operating manual turning machines
  • Able to utilise a variety of hand metrology equipment
  • Read interpret engineering drawings
  • Carried out a similar role within a precision machining environment
  • An indentured apprenticeship, craft or technical qualification is desirable but relevant specialist experience is acceptable


Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of setting and operating manual turning machines and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manual Turner role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.