Apprentice toolroom operator – Kingfisher (Lubrication) Limited (LS7 2BT)

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Machine building, fault finding, preventative maintenance and a creative thinking for product and machine development will all also be part of the job role.


Manufacturing spares and tooling on a daily basis using:

  • Lathes (manual and CNC)
  • CNC milling machines
  • Surface and cylindrical grinders
  • Horizontal and vertical bandsaws and other toolroom machinery.

Reading and interpreting technical drawings for machining and inspection purposes.

About the Employer

Established in Leeds in 1867, from humble beginnings, as a manufacturer of greases and blender of oils, Kingfisher’s success continues.

By expansive, innovative management, Kingfisher has become one of the largest and most influential manufacturers of grease fittings in the world.

Kingfisher’s investment in people, machinery, technology and buildings is a tribute to our past success and a testament to our commitment to the future.

Things to Consider

We are an employee owned business

Vacancy Details

Apprenticeship Level

Level 3

Employer Name

Kingfisher (Lubrication) Limited

Employer Address

136 Meanwood Rd

Working Week

Monday to Thursday 7:30 – 17:00

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£5 Hourly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

Minimum requirements for engineering technician (machinist) Apprenticeship

Desired Skills

  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration.

Personal Qualities

  • Confident
  • Self-aware
  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic

Future Prospects

Supervisor, manager, director. Our business is 155 years old looking to the future and want some good young people to carry us forward for at least another 155 years.

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