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Production Machinist

Requisition ID:  117773
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Fareham (1200)

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We supports the world’s aircraft and aeroengine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.


Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

Role Summary

The Production Machine Technician performs complex setups and machining operations on small machine tools. Cuts various metals to size and shape to meet specifications and operates small machines and production tools. 

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Performs complex setup and machining operations on the small machine tools, including the structure and function of vertical mills, lathes, drill press, multiple spindle drills and riveting machines
  • Installs, maintains, repairs and rebuilds various machining tools, including lathes, milling machines and drill presses.
  • Diagnose problems, determine the extent of repair necessary or feasible, then repair and reassembles
  • Makes ordinary replacements of new parts and complete new assemblies and selects materials, plans and performs machining operations on new or replacement parts
  • Assists in setting up complex production equipment and conducting tests, analyses and calibration of assemblies by company policy 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.
Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in a related field

Years Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience

  • Skilled in complex setups and machining operations on small machine tools
  • Strong math skills and great attention to detail
  • Ability to understand complex instructions, including schematics blueprints, schematics, models or specifications 
  • Able to apply an analytical approach to problem-solving
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Capable of recognizing and solving typical problems that can occur in own work area; evaluates and selects solutions from established options.
  • Computer proficient

What We Offer

Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:

  • Flexible working policies
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
  • On site restaurant offering subsidized food
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Volunteering day off

Parker Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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