Stewart-Buchanan Gauges Limited are a progressive and innovative employee-owned company who design and manufacture a range of products for the oil/gas petrochemical industries.

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Vacancy: CNC Turner Setter/Operator

Our employee-owned company aims to recognize and exceed customer expectations, in addition to building a strong ownership culture to create sustainable employment and the opportunity for each employee to contribute and succeed.

At Stewart Buchanan Gauges we are looking for a CNC Turner to join our machine shop team on a permanent basis. We as a Company pride ourselves in the quality of our manufacturing, so we are looking for someone who can produce high quality engineering components, can work from engineering drawings and adhere to fine tolerances.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Setting and Operating CNC horizontal lathes (Mori Seiki and Leadwell)
  • Working between 2 or 3 different CNC lathes within your work area
  • Machining valve and gauge components to a delivery date, whilst always maintaining a high standard of quality
  • Controlling and editing CNC programs (FANUC)
  • Training in the development of new staff where necessary and appropriate

Ideal Requirements:

  • Time served CNC turner/machinist
  • FANUC editing and setting experience
  • Experience of working with Stainless Steel and exotic materials such as Hastelloy C276, Duplex, Incoloy etc
  • Must be able to read and understand Engineering Drawings
  • Have the ability to adapt and thrive in a high-pressure engineering environment
  • Eager and a willingness to learn

Rotating shift pattern:
2 weeks Early Shift followed by 2 weeks Back Shift.
Early Shift – Monday to Thursday 06:00 – 14:15 Friday 06:00 – 11:10
Back Shift – Monday to Thursday 14:15 – 23:00 Friday 11:10 – 14:30
(36 hour week)

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £14.51-£15.75 per hour

We are an employee-owned company. We are an equal opportunity company.

Vacancy: Modern Apprenticeship – Manufacturing Engineer

2 Positions available

During this apprenticeship you will be employed & trained in various aspects of our manufacturing process in order to develop your own range of skills and knowledge including:

  • CNC turning machines/machining centres
  • Manual lathes
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Solid works
  • De-burring
  • Tool Room
  • Shank Department
  • Valve/Gauge Assembly

You will have the opportunity to attend Forth Valley College (FVC) on a day release, where you will work towards achieving an NC and HNC in Mechanical Engineering over the next 4 years.

To be considered for the role candidates must have achieved a minimum of 3 national 5’s at Grade B or above with at least 2 of these in Maths, English or a Science. We will also be looking for apprentices with equivalent/relevant experience such as various Engineering based subjects and NC’s in engineering.

We are an employee-owned company. We are an equal opportunity company.

Vacancy: Internal Sales Co-ordinator

This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a wide range of business areas with the possibility of further development within the organisation. Full product training will be provided.

Duties include:
From receipt of customers enquiry –

  • Review and understand customer requirements, product specification, Bill of Material and Technical Datasheets.
  • Liaise with Customer Buyers and Engineers to ensure collation of full information at enquiry, order receipt and contract review stages prior to manufacturing release.
  • Liaise with production personnel on any issues arising on open orders and when required.
  • Communicate effectively with Customers and internal departments within the company and be capable of working under pressure, alone or as part of a team.
  • Be flexible and prepared to take on any additional duties and overtime working as and when required.

Educated to HND / HNC Level in Engineering / Business.
Experience of Microsoft Office Suite is an advantage.

We offer a competitive salary package, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Hours of work:
Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.50pm
Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm

30 days holiday a year

Please forward CV to:- John O’Donnell, email:

We are an employee-owned company. We are an equal opportunity company.