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New jobs! Trainee Advanced CNC Machinist - Full-time, Permanent, Training and Development

4 Aug 2022
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Tees Components is a family business based in North Skelton, East Cleveland.  We have been established since 1963, and our team of 60 people are committed to our values of Family, Integrity, and Skills.  We believe in the heritage of Teesside’s engineering expertise, and the excellence of British manufacturing.  Our award-winning apprenticeship programme has ran for decades and, along with our work experience and STEM career support, has resulted in hundreds of local people being trained and gaining advanced skills for life.  With a turnover of £5m, we serve the defence, marine, rail, and power sectors, and export worldwide, specialising in very large, precision engineering. 

2022 has seen our company awarded several very large orders, leading to a number of new roles being created.


Job title

Start date

Job type

Trainee Advanced Machinist

August 2022



Work location

Working hours

Full-time 39hpw

Workshops at TS12 2AP

Monday to Thursday 8am-16.30pm, ½ hr lunch break

Friday 7am-2pm

(Hours will change when training complete)

Job Description:

Join us as an Advanced Machine Shop Engineer Trainee!  An opportunity to learn and develop in one of the UK’s heaviest machine shops, a fully CNC factory with a widely varied workload of complex parts and different materials.

In this role, you will undertake formal and on-the-job training in advanced machine shop skills, learn about our products and our equipment, and prepare for the next step of working independently as a machinist.  (Higher pay rates and shifts will then apply).


Be challenged every day.  Develop in a well-equipped, modern machine shop, supported by our engineering team.


Candidates without machine shop experience are welcome to apply for 2023 apprentice roles – contact us by March.


Person Description:

For these positions we are considering candidates who are already experienced in machining, and want to take the next step to an advanced level.  These are ideally suited to people who are:

  • Already working in CNC machine operation, perhaps running existing programmes and/or machining repeat products, who want to be able to write their own programmes or gain a higher skill level
  • Working as a manual machinist and wanting to develop to CNC programming and operation
  • Unable to complete their apprenticeship, perhaps through redundancy, and looking to complete and further their training
  • Ambitious to reach their full potential as programmers, setters, operators, machine shop engineers


Skills and Qualifications: Essential

Knowledge and experience of safe working in a production facility

Machine tool operation – lathes, milling machines, borers

Reading and interpreting drawings

Skills and Qualifications: Desirable

Programming experience

Overhead crane use, slinging



Apply to:

Training rate £10/hr

Trained rate £13/hr plus shift allowance, premium rates etc.

Free on-site parking and cycle store, social events, recognition and long-service awards, flexible working, development and training, company pension scheme, life assurance, health cash plan

sales@teescomponents.co.uk 01287 650621, or in person