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Tool Maker Milling

BAE Systems UK

Location: United Kingdom

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: CNC / Manual Milling Machinist

Location: Radway Green (on site)

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Program, set and run milling machines
  • Producing fixtures and jig’s
  • Manufacturing one offs to large batch quantities
  • Maintain work equipment and a safe and well organised workstation, including completing safety checks
  • Assist in work centre housekeeping and any 5S activities

Your skills and experiences:


  • Time served in a recognised apprenticeship (with papers)
  • Previous experience of programming, setting and operating CNC mills and manual mills set and run manual milling machines
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Determine optimal tooling and cutting parameters based on material and setup
  • Understand and implement work holding for manufacturing processes


  • Dividing head experience


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

The CNC / Manual Milling Machinist team:

As a CNC / Manual Milling Machinist you will state or the art CNC milling facilities, exceptionally modern toolroom, can move into mechanical engineer roles. This role will provide you with good career progression opportunities.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation