Machine Operator (Horizontal Borer)

Job Ref: DDL Machine Operator (Horizontal Borer)
Type: Production

Location: Glenrothes


Job Title: CNC Machine Operator (Horizontal Borer)

Division: DDL Pumps and Spares

Hours of Work: Full-time: 37 hours on day shift, plus overtime when required (some flexibility required)

Salary & Benefits:£Competitive + excellent benefits package


We have an exciting opportunity for a CNC Machine Operator (Horizontal Borer) to join our team and learn new skills and experience whilst enhancing those already attained. The role demands accuracy, diligence, resilience and would suit a self-motivated individual.

DDL Pumps has over 100 years of experience in pump technology and is a world leader in the manufacture of Direct Acting Steam / Gas Driven Reciprocating Pumps.

We are currently looking to recruit a CNC Machine Operator (Horizontal Borer) to join our team at our Glenrothes facility. A market competitive wage will be offered depending on experience. Benefits of employment include 33 days holiday per year on a pro-rata basis (including public holidays), an employer pension contribution of 5% of salary and life assurance.


 Outline of Role and Responsibilities

A time served individual is required. An individual who has an eye for detail and takes pride in producing a quality product will fit this role perfectly. A competitive wage will be paid. To assist in the production of components to customer specifications, an individual will need to:

  • To set, operate and program CNC control system. Giddings & Lewis control panels experience preferred.
  • Contribute to continuously improve productivity & efficiency within the department.
  • Contribute to lean manufacturing and good housekeeping principles.
  • Ensure components are correctly identified and that tractability is maintained throughout the entire process.
  • Ensure components are correct to specification and that inspection paperwork has been completed as per
  • Procedure.
  • To interpret drawings to ensure that all requirements have been met.

Required Skills and Experience

A successful candidate shall need to be able to demonstrate that they have the skills and experience to be:

  • Time served Machine Operator (Horizontal Borers).
  • Good process and product knowledge.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to different situations which may require flexibility on working hours.
  • Ability to be proactive and problem solve.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to use initiative.
  • Ensuring best works practices are employed.
  • Ensure departmental policies on Health and Safety, Tooling, continuous improvement programmes are being adhered to.
  • Promote company values at all times.
  • Assist in training where and when necessary.
  • To ensure that Customer requirements are being achieved.


If you wish to apply for this position, or know someone who would, please send your CV and any other additional information to HR either by post to FTV Proclad International Ltd, Viewfield Industrial Estate, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2RD, or by email to The closing date for this vacancy is 31st August 2018. This is a direct applicant role, Recruitment Agencies need not contact us regarding this position.


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