Vacancies

Our Current Vacancies:


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  


Polisher/Metal Finisher, Plymouth

Applied Automation (UK) Ltd which is based in Plympton, Plymouth – are looking for an experienced Polisher/Metal Finisher. We offer, as a market leading supplier, the highest quality facia, control and instrument panels for the luxury and sports yachting industry. Panels are cut mainly in house from aluminium plate, they can then be finished using several different high spec finishes which Applied Automation (UK) Ltd performs inhouse which include powder coat, wet spray, hydrographic dipping.

Working hours for this role are:

Monday - Friday, 7.00am - 15.30pm.

Responsible To: Production Foreman

  • Must be proficient and efficient in using hand tools to complete high standards of metal finishing on a variety and size of panels.
  • Carry out necessary checks and quality assurance of products prior to final inspection and despatch.
  • Maintain and ensure equipment is safe, clean and in good working order, reporting any defaults that may arise.
  • Ensure work areas are kept clean and tidy, adhering to Health and Safety procedures and policies at all times.
  • Any other duties commensurate within this position and skill set required.

Ideally, we are looking for a candidate who:

  • Has the knowledge and experience of using a variety of metal finishing techniques including using hand tools.
  • Be fully competent in all aspects of metal polishing including buffing and finishing.
  • Has the ability to work within a team or on your own initiative.
  • Pay attention to detail and quality.

What we offer in return:

  • Full time, permanent contract.
  • Salary is negotiable dependant on skills and experience.
  • An extremely varied and interesting role.

Please send us your CV and a covering letter to  


Marketing Manager, Plymouth

We are looking for a bright and sparkly new member to our team who can help to drive forward the promotion of the various divisions of our company, including building automated machinery and superyacht control systems.

We operate in a number of industry sectors with a common theme of automation. The candidate would ideally be able to grasp the technical nature of the products and services we provide and have good skills with the digital online platforms. The role will be varied and very rewarding for the right candidate.

You would most likely work out of our Plymouth head office but this is not essential.

Salary would be proportionate to the skills and experience that you would bring to the role.

Please send us your CV and a covering letter to