Careers at Rotamec


Rotamec have long realised that the best way to get the strongest talent into the industry is grow their own and with school leavers looking at other avenues than University to get into full time employment the apprenticeship programme has become an excellent way to achieve this.

Rotamec has taken it upon themselves to forge close working relationship with the local schools and give them the opportunity to work with a forward thinking company.

Students can initially join Rotamec for work experience then if they become an apprentice, they receive a rounded training programme including day release at the local technical college allowing them to obtain a recognised qualification as well as leaning and earning on the job.

There are generally at least three students working their way through an apprenticeship at Rotamec and achieving a thorough grounding in all aspects of the trade.

Each apprentice is appointed a highly experienced mentor with on average 20 years experience and knowledge behind them in the industry, therefore ensuring that their skills and experience are passed on and the apprentice gets the best they possibly can out of the opportunity he or she has been given.

Stores Driver & Warehouse Operative

Location: Cheddar

Job Role: To carry out ALL planned and reactive deliveries and collections throughout the southwest Rotamec Cheddar region. When driving is not required, candidate will be utilised within stores department to undertake general warehouse work, stock counts and housekeeping.


  • Undertake Planned and reactive customer collections and deliveries for the branch.
  • Handling customer and Rotamec paperwork for collections and deliveries.
  • Recording of jobs arriving in the works and booking jobs onto EMIR, including photos.
  • Packing goods for dispatch.
  • Housekeeping of the stores.
  • Goods receiving.
  • Stock replenishment (including consumable items).
  • Carrying out request by the company or stores manager to aid and assist the needs of the business.
  • Ensuring we keep up to date with Health & Safety requirements, working with Health & Safety manager to ensure compliance.
  • Available when required to attend out of hours collections and deliveries.


  • Clean driving license
  • Proven experience in a similar role preferred.
  • Delivers clear, effective communication and takes responsibility for tasked allocated.
  • Computer skills required to basic level.
  • Adapts quickly to change and considers new more efficient approaches.
  • Good time keeping skills are essential.


Location: Cheddar 

Job Role: To undertake machining works as directed by the department supervisor and workshop manager. Control and operation of the machine shop equipment such as CNC, milling machines, pillar drill and lathes.


  • Review samples, drawings or instructions to understand specifications of output.
  • Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job.
  • Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping.
  • Select appropriate machines (e.g. lathes) and position or load material for a job
  • Determine and program size of batches, speed of machine etc.
  • Monitor machine while working to adjust the feed, maintain temperature and identify issues.
  • Check output to ensure consistency with specifications and discard defects.
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Perform routine machine maintenance and repair minor damages.
  • Operation of Lathes and pillar drill.
  • CNC Operation
  • Understanding and experience with Ferrous, Non-Ferrous, plastics and copper.
  • Experience repairing journals and shafts.
  • Can work on own initiative or as a team member.
  • Batch or single item works
  • Perform any other duties within your capabilities as directed by the Workshop Manager.


  • Proven experience as machinist
  • On Call/Rota availability
  • Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machines (lathes, grinders etc.)
  • Experience with welding and balancing would be beneficial.
  • Ability to use precision tools (e.g. callipers) to take accurate measurements
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
  • Good at math with analytical abilities.
  • Computer skills (MS Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.