Vacancies at Vector X-Cel

CNC Millers & Lathe Turners

Reference: VX01
Location: Vector X-Cel Ltd, Rotherham S60 1FB (5mins from M1 J33/34)

Required across the Group due to growth & expansion. Vector X-Cel Ltd. is a manufacturer of high specification component parts and assemblies, based within the inspiring Advanced Manufacturing Park with neighbours including McLaren, Boeing and Rolls Royce.

We are going through a period of expansion, and in order to maintain our full order book, we are proactively looking to build our own talent pool of skilled machinists, who we can recruit as we continue to grow, as & when vacancies arise. You will be employed on a permanent, full time day shift basis. Opportunities to work on afternoon (night) shifts, may be available to senior operators, dependent on experience & our business needs.

Job Description: -

You would be required to effectively program, set and operate the CNC machine in order to produce orders on time and to the required high quality standards.  These roles would suit qualified engineers looking to develop and progress.

Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Machining exotic materials e.g. 625,718, using FANUC 32i control system
  • Able to understand complex engineering drawings
  • Able to set complex jobs in a timely manner
  • Able to modify existing programs
  • Create simple programs from scratch in a timely manner
  • Use measuring equipment and basic CMM
  • Implement minor and suggest major tooling changes
  • Suggest process changes to engineering department
  • Assist and instruct others
  • Loading varying size components into the machines competently
  • Monitoring long cycle times
  • Take full responsibility for the machines and area around them
  • Uphold health and Safety, environmental and quality policies
  • Flexible approach to work, and willing to support colleagues

Person Description: -

Our successful candidate must have:

  • NVQ 3 or equivalent in engineering - ideally apprentice-trained
  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness and ability to follow management directions to achieve results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time keeping skills
  • Enthusiasm and desire to learn
  • Ability to work alone and part of a team

Hours & Remuneration:

  • Day shift: Monday-Thursday 07:00-16:00, Friday 07:00-12:00
  • £ highly competitive hourly rate + overtime paid weekly
  • 30 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays)


  • Transparent pay grading structure based on ability
  • Genuinely progressive environment
  • Profit sharing bonus scheme, paid monthly after probationary period
  • PPE provided
  • Westfield Health cash plan scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking

Applicants with experience of; CNC Machinist, CNC Programmer, CNC Engineer, CNC Operator, CNC Turner, CNC Lathe Turner, CNC Miller, CNC Milling Machinist will also be considered for the role.

We reserve the right to close or extend the advert dependent on application numbers, therefore we urge any interested applicants to apply at your earliest convenience.

Polite note to recruitment agencies: -

It is our preference to fill our vacancies without the support of recruitment agencies, however for the times where we need extra support we have a strict PSL in place.

Any unsolicited CVs submitted by recruitment agencies will be deemed to have accepted a maximum commission payment of 5%.


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