RPS are proud to Partner with Radical Sportscars in Peterborough, who have established an unrivalled reputation for high-quality workmanship, inspired innovation, cost- effective solutions and outstanding customer service over the last 25 years. They have become one of the largest producers of racing and track cars in the world, selling over 2,800 cars globally. To sell that many racing cars, the package must be thrilling, dramatic, huge amounts of fun and excellent value for money.
From the very beginning, their approach has always been to create a whole new niche in the world of motorsport, to which Nothing Compares. To be Radical, you have to offer something innovative and unique - values that have always been at the core of their philosophy since their inception in 1997. Being a small company means that they work at pace, with a small but passionate and dedicated team handcrafting race cars. The size of the business means that everyone is an individual, not just an employee number. There are always opportunities to progress and move between departments, with a real value placed on the training and development of staff from day one of your journey with Radical.
As the company continues its post-pandemic recovery and orders continue to grow, Radical’s production department are now looking to expand dramatically with an additional 6 hires into the CNC machining team.
CNC Machinists and Operatives
Working closely with the Production Manager and Team Leaders, you’ll be operating a range of machines to produce high-value parts for a range of well-known names in the motorsport industry. As well as setting and operating machinery, day to day responsibilities may also include supporting inspections and audits of parts, as well as assisting with general maintenance and housekeeping requirements. The company operate day shifts from 0800 – 1630, with an earlier Friday finish and overtime available. Hourly rates are competitive for the area and potentially negotiable (dependent on experience and situation).
Previous Milling or Turning experience
3,4 or 5 axis machining knowledge
Ability to read engineering drawings
Machine setting and operating
The hiring managers are also really interested to hear from applicants who have:
Exposure to different materials (steel, plastic, aluminium etc.)
Previously worked with Bridgeport, Colchester, Doosan or Dugard CNCs
Controls knowledge, such as HAAS or Fanuc
Working to tight and specific tolerances
Experience working with Sliding Head lathes
Joining the business as a CNC Machinist or CNC Operator, you’ll be given the opportunity to have a major impact on the production and development of a variety of parts used by various brands in the motorsport industry. If you are keen to advance your career in a busy and expanding CNC machining environment this could be a very worthwhile career move!
If you’re interested in learning more, please use the Apply function and we can arrange an initial call to discuss the full job description and company details. Alternatively, contact Jon Armstrong on 0161 641 0094 if you have any queries or are looking for roles in other production or engineering disciplines.