CNC Machinist Vacancies

We have a number of opportunities for CNC Machinists to join us at Express Engineering, an Oil & Gas equipment manufacturer. With nearly 50 years of experience in machining and assembling critical subsea components and systems, we are a market leader in the specialised products we produce.

We currently have vacancies for the following skill sets:

  • CNC turners with Fanuc or Mazatrol setting/programming experience
  • CNC Horizontal millers with Fanuc setting/programming experience
  • CNC Vertical millers with Hass or Fanuc setting/programming experience
  • 5 Axis millers with Hiedenhain setting experience

To be successful in a CNC Machinist role at Express Engineering, you will:

  • Be a time served CNC machinist with turning and / or milling experience
  • Have experience of working in a CNC machining / industrial engineering environment
  • Be experienced in programming and operating machines to produce product of the required quality standards and specification
  • Have an understanding of tolerances, geometric tolerances and surface finishes
  • Have the ability to use measuring equipment such as micrometers, verniers, plug gauges, screw plugs and ring gauges
  • Be familiar with a wide range of materials including Non-Ferrous, Aluminum, Alloy Steel, Stainless Steel, Inconel and Titanium
  • Have a can-do attitude and work well with others in a team environment
  • Be flexible in your approach – willing to work overtime to met customer requirements
  • Be willing to increase your knowledge and training on other machining processes
  • Be willing to pass on your knowledge and train others


As with all positions, due to the nature and vary demands of the business, the responsibilities and tasks are not limited to this overview and may change to meet future demands.

Successful candidates will:

  • Receive exceptional rates of pay, which could see you earning up to £55,000 per annum
  • Work a variety of shift patterns, including nightshift which attracts an allowance of 29.25% of basics rate per hour
  • Receive overtime paid at time and half
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Be able to join the Sport and Social club allowing access to our onsite gym and squash courts
  • Free tea and coffee


We welcome all applicants however, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

This is a fantastic time to join us at Express Engineering, in recent years we have delivered strong growth and now employ over 200 people at our Gateshead site

To apply for this CNC Machinist role, please send and up to date copy of your CV to