CNC Machinist – ARDAGH GROUP – Barnsley




CNC Machinist

Role Description

Setting and operating of CNC machines for the manufacture of glass container components

Key responsibilities

•    Identify programming requirements to manufacture relevant components. Check all parameters prior to machining.
•    Input programming data in line with drawing requirements.
•    Ensure all cutting tools are to required specification.  Setting of fixtures and vices.
•    Load component into machine using best practice Health and safety lifting techniques
•    Machine relevant component to the required specification from drawings provided.
•    Perform lathe work
•    Carry out milling, drilling and grinding on mould equipment to ensure that specifications are met 
•    Check all key features using measuring equipment to ensure component is manufactured to required tolerances
•    Unload components from machines using best practice in line with health and safety regulations
•    Record all key dimensions electronically and written in line with quality assurance procedures.


Apprentice trained Mechanical Craftsman
Good working knowledge of CNC machines & program terminology.
Understanding of drawings relating to component manufacture.
Ability to work on CNC machines
•    Set Up
•    Operate
•    Adjust
•    Diagnose Faults (CNC programs)
Ability to program CNC machines (an advantage)

What we offer
Competitive salary based on Grade 6 of the harmonised pay scales. Minimum of the grade £28,000, maximum of the grade £33,979 (shift dependant)
Ardagh DC Pension Scheme matching 10% (auto enrolled at 8%)
Training and Development

About Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 20,000 people with revenues of almost $10 billion. Today we have a presence across Europe, Africa and the Americas.


  • Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favourite beverages from?
  • Did you know we produce metal and glass packaging which are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • Did you know we produce more than 160 million containers per day?


Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and have a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact whilst remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated.

Here at Ardagh, we offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team, you’ll enjoy the journey!

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