Machine Shop Manager

Location: Stockport, SK1 3EY

We are looking to hire a driven individual to manage the day to day running of our recently established machine shop. You will be responsible for managing the team – ensuring a high standard of quality in the manufacture of precision components. You will be responsible for tooling, part programs, fixturing as well as production planning; working closely with R&D to provide prototype, as well as production components.

The role will be hands on- working in a clean and professional environment with the latest machine tools, tooling and tech. The right candidate will take a keen interest in the process and will drive continual improvement to ensure quality and efficiency.

Job Requirements

  • Time served/Apprenticeship trained with relevant mechanical qualification.
  • The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in programming, operating and fixturing CNC lathes and milling machines. (Mazatrol and Fanuc experience essential, both conversational and ISO)
  • An in-depth knowledge of tooling, material, workholding and machining techniques is essential.
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and 3D models. (Solidworks experience beneficial)
  • Experience/understanding of CAM software (HSMworks, Fusion 360 experience beneficial)
  • Previous supervisory/management experience (desirable but candidates with strong machining/mechanical experience will be considered)
  • Strong people skills
  • Computer literate



  • Salary of £30-35k + DOE.
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Perkbox Benefits
  • Tax Relief on Childcare
  • A Discretionary Sick Pay Policy
  • Comprehensive Training


Working Hours

7:30 – 4:00 but can be discussed for the right candidate.

About Maple

Maple are proud to offer a unique nationwide installation and repair service. We are extremely proud of our highly committed and skilled Mobile Installation and Service Engineer / Field Technician Teams who are at the forefront of the business, the man on the ground dealing directly with the client / customer on site ready to fulfil their every installation / fitting need – no matter how big or small.

At Maple it is a team event and all departments work together to ensure we remain a cut above the rest! A philosophy of embracing new and emerging technologies coupled with our in-house design and development capabilities has seen our product range evolve, keeping pace with the ever-changing demands of the logistics industry.

Maple – no one comes close.

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