Vacancies

Our Current Vacancies:


Quality Inspector, Plymouth

PTG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Applied Automation (UK) Ltd., is a Precision Engineering company manufacturing Components, Tooling, Jigs and Fixtures for the OEM, Workholding, Nuclear, Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Mass Transit sectors along with general engineered components.

Due to an internal promotion we are looking to recruit an experienced enthusiastic Quality Inspector to join the team.

  • Strong background in Engineering Manufacturing is essential, preferably with a minimum of 10 years’ experience
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, and customer specifications ensuring all components are within specified tolerances
  • Good understanding of geometric tolerances and symbols
  • Perform 1st off & Final Inspections including FAIR
  • High level of numeracy and general literacy, proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Possesses attention to detail with the ability to prioritise essential
  • Competent in the use of a range of hand-held measuring equipment
  • CMM experience would be highly desirable
  • Experience in the calibration of Inspection equipment would be beneficial
  • Good communication and the ability to work within a small team
  • Ability to carry out internal audits preferable, auditor training can be provided
  • Must be familiar with the latest ISO 9001:2015 standard

Salary commensurate with experience

Please send us your CV and a covering letter to  


Grinder, Plymouth

PTG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Applied Automation (UK) Ltd., is a Precision Engineering company manufacturing Components, Tooling, Jigs and Fixtures for the OEM, Workholding, Nuclear, Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Mass Transit sectors along with general engineered components.

We have an immediate requirement for a Manual Grinder to join our busy team.

The Role - Fully skilled and competent Cylindrical and Surface Grinder

The Candidate -

  • Strong background in Engineering Manufacturing is essential, preferably time served with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Must have experience within a precision grinding environment and knowledge of grinding wheel grades, types, etc
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, and customer specifications ensuring all components are within specified tolerances
  • Must have experience in working to tight tolerances
  • Good understanding of geometric tolerances and symbols
  • Knowledge and experience of milling and turning would be an advantage
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexible with regards to over-time

Responsible for -

  • Operating manual cylindrical and surface grinding machines (Jones & Shipman – Brown & Sharpe)
  • External and internal grinding of components using magnetic chuck, 3-jaw chuck, fixtures and between centres
  • The use of inspection equipment to ensure that all sizes, geometric tolerances and surface finish requirements are adhered to

Please send us your CV and a covering letter to