CNC Machinist

Employer Information



T: +44 (0) 28 9335 1043


The Company:
Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is an innovative, world class supplier of high quality, technically complex automotive components. Based in Carrickfergus, Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is a proud member of the Ryobi Group.  With the help of our Japanese parent company we can bring the latest technological advances to our European Customers.

Ryobi’s vision is to maintain a sustainable business by achieving the best results for our customers, maximising the potential of every employee through mutual respect, trust and teamwork.  Our mission is to be the Number 1 Die Casting Company in Europe, to build upon our current customer base and increase market share, and to satisfy customer and shareholder requirements.

The role:

  1. Skilled manual machinist using milling machines, lathes and grinders etc. 
  2. Skilled CNC machinist with programming skills on-line & off-line 
  3. Computer literate, using Excel, Word, Databases etc. 
  4. Programming CNC machines online using Fanuc, Mazatrol & Heidenhain formats 
  5. Programming CNC machines offline using CadCam software: Autodesk PowerMill, Vector CadCam & BobCad.  
  6. Plan setups, machining method & selection of appropriate cutters, tools and optimisation of speeds and feeds for various materials 
  7. Read, interpret and follow, diagrams, engineering drawings, 3D models, specifications and other written instructions or procedures to accurately create Die components to tight tolerances (0.02mm) 
  8. Make components / spare parts from drawings without instructions 
  9. Carry out complex machining repairs on Die molds 
  10. Manufacture EDM electrodes from drawings / 3D models 
  11. Set up & operate EDM & Wire Erosion machines    
  12. Using overhead 25 Ton cranes & lifting equipment 

Please see attached job description for more duties.

Essential Criteria:

  • Time-served machinist
  • Experienced in all aspects of Manual machining
  • Experience in setting up / programming / prove out of cnc machines
  • Experience using Cad Cam software to generate tool paths
  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Customer focus
  • Results focus
  • Able to work effectively on own initiative and effectively contribute within a team environment
  • Able to see activities through to completion
  • Available to work shifts

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of spark and wire erosion would be advantageous
  • Experience of Nitriding / Heat treatment process
  • Experience of Faro / CMM measuring equipment

Shortlisting and Interviews

  • Shortlisting – 28th May 2024
  • Interviews – 3rd June 2024

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive shift premium for all shift roles 
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • A health cash plan
  • Discount scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Service-related holidays & Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free car parking
  • Learning and Development opportunities and support
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Service awards

If you have previously applied for this role in the last 6 months, we will not be considering your application at this time.

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