• Machinist

    Job Locations UK-Haverhill
    # of Openings
    251334 Product Fab- Indirect
  • Overview

    TAIT is the World Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering the finest live event solutions in the world.  Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring stages, theatre engineering solutions, brand activations or cruise ship installations, TAIT delivers world-class solutions for live experiences. With its proprietary entertainment automation platform, custom-made products, and creative engineering, TAIT’s cutting-edge offerings continue to advance industry standards and exceed client expectations. As a global network of over 600 employees in 12 office locations, TAIT has worked on projects in over 30 countries, all 7 continents and even outer space.  TAIT’s diverse group of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque Du Soleil, The Metropolitan Opera House, NASA, National Geographic, Beyoncé and The Olympics.


    You will be responsible for operating a variety of machines to produce or repair precision parts, using both manual and automated equipment and accurate measurements.


    Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:


    • Able to read engineering drawings and ensure implementation of the specification
    • Set up and operate basic or specialised machine tools
    • To operate, with minimum supervision, a variety of machines
    • Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping
    • Maintain a clean and organised work area
    • Perform routine machine maintenance and repair minor damages.

    Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of your role and responsibilities and may be subject to change when required.






    Educational Attainment

    A good all-round general education;

    Good numeracy and mechanical skills.

    Possess an NVQ or CSCS certification.

    Knowledge Required

    Knowledge of mechanics;

    A working knowledge of a wide range of equipment and its application.

    Ability to work with a variety of materials


    Experience Required

    Time served

    Experience of working in the stage and/or spectaculars industry;

    Forklift truck and overhead crane experience; and

    experience with stainless steel/aluminium would be advantageous.

    General Intelligence

    Computer literate;

    Understanding numerical and mathematical calculations and data.


    Skills and Aptitudes Required

    Working unsupervised;

    Ability to read technical drawings;

    Good communication skills (verbal and written);

    Effective time and project management skills;

    Adherence to health and safety policies.

    Willingness to take on challenges


    Developing knowledge of the role.

    Entertainment industry.

    Personal Qualities Required

    Confidence to work independently or as part of a team; and

    Reliable, flexible, decisive, good organisational skills, conscientious workmanship.

    Works well under pressure.



    Eligibility to work in the UK.

    Able to attend some meetings out of normal office hours.


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