CNC Machinist

Job No: 133729
Location: Gladstone

  • Multiple full-time opportunities for CNC Machinists in Gladstone
  • Attractive salary circa $80,000 to $120,000 negotiable on experience PLUS super, overtime and relocation assistance!
  • Join one of Queensland's largest family owned fabrication and machining workshops!

About Purcell's Engineering

Celebrating over 25 years of success, Purcell's Engineering is a family owned and operated business that has developed into one of the largest and most well equipped machine shops and lineboring businesses in Central Queensland.

Operating out of Gladstone but available for jobs throughout Australia, the business is growing with a number of recent expansions, including the purchase of new equipment; a fully equipped and modern machine shop, and the latest, state-of-the-art capacity of CNC Lathes, Mills and Borers. 

Employing over 45 staff, Purcell's Engineering is well established in the Gladstone community and supports local industry and the Queensland mining industry.

Read more about the company here.

About the Opportunity

Purcell's now has multiple opportunities for CNC Machinists to join their manufacturing team in the Gladstone workshop.

These are full-time positions working a rotating roster of day and night shifts, operating a wide variety of CNC machines including the programming, operation and setting of CNC Multi Axis lathes, mills, machine centers and horizontal borers.

To be considered for one of these positions, you will hold relevant trade qualifications as a Fitter and Turner and/or Machinist. Working experience is desirable, however not essential provided a qualification is held.

Any experience in basic welding and cutting and/or a current Forklift ticket, will be well-regarded, but are not mandatory.

Importantly, Purcell's is looking for people with good communications skills and a level of pride in the work they are delivering for clients. You will be comfortable reading and understanding engineering drawings and be able to work efficiently, whilst still ensuring safety measures are followed at all times.

View the full position description here.

About the Benefits

With a huge number of machines in the workshop, including Mazak CNC Lathes & Mills, Okuma CNC Bridge Mill, Kiheung CNC Bed Mill and You Ji CNC Vertical Turning Lathe, you will love the variety you will gain in this role.

An attractive salary is on offer circa $80,000 to $120,000 plus super, negotiable with skills and experience. This includes the additional loading for night shift and overtime paid as appropriate.

There are also fantastic training opportunities, as Purcell's will provide ongoing training and upskilling to help you learn all of the different machines they have available.

Purcell's offers a family friendly, flexible workplace and would be well suited to a personable and self-motivated team player.

Life in Gladstone

Historically a shipping port town, Gladstone has grown into a major hub for mining and building industries. It sits right on the Australian coast and is surrounded by breathtaking islands and the southern Great Barrier Reef.

Life in Gladstone revolves around the sea, sand, and bush, with natural wonder everywhere you look. It’s also only a short drive away from other regional Queensland cities like Rockhampton and Bundaberg.

Gladstone offers a relaxed lifestyle and a close-knit community that comes with a small coastal city. With an abundance of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, there is something for everyone in Gladstone.

Read more about life in Gladstone here.

Keen to join a stable, growing business that cares about its employees? Apply Now!

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