CNC /Team Lead

Engineering, Manufacturing & Processing
Mylor Bridge / Falmouth, Cornwall
Salary Details
£18,000 - £22,000
Job Type
Closing Date
The products produced on our CNC machine are high-end bespoke components for motor launches and superyacht tenders using Biesse Klever, we are looking for someone with a keen eye for detail and the ability to spot potential issues before they arise.

Job Description

Ideally we would like to recruit someone who can also support the wider team with team lead responsibilities and who is happy to step into a supervisory role as and when required.   Maybe you had thought about a career in Design Technology or considered teaching but are now looking for a different direction to take your career

Typical duties and responsibilities:

  • Working with the wider team produce components for production
  • Ensure that work is carried out meeting production and planning timeline
  • Working with the wider Cockwells team, plan machining by studying work orders, blueprints, plans, materials and specifications.
  • Plan stock inventory by anticipating need, placing orders and confirming delivery.

Personal skills and qualifications:


  • Relevant Degree level qualification
  • Attention to details
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a fast paced team environment with continually changing priorities
  • Creative person with ability to problem solve
  • Ability to manage own time and that of others while prioritising workloads.


  • Our ideal candidate may well have studied Design Technology or a similar, relevant discipline
  • Technical skills in the marine industry
  • Proficient in the use of CNC Machinery
  • Some supervisory or people management experience 

Company Description

Cockwells is a traditional boat builder in a modern world, boasting an excellent reputation for fine craftsmanship in building custom yachts, motor launches and superyacht tenders.

Established in Bristol in 1996, the company relocated to Falmouth in 2002 and in 2010 acquired Mylor Creek Boatyard which has become its main office and workshop. Cockwells enjoy an enviable reputation as a company in the forefront of designing and building the highest quality boats, motor launches and tenders.  The Company cleverly integrates traditional boatbuilding skills with innovative engineering and modern techniques to build custom and semi-production vessels of the highest quality using both wood and composite materials.  Following a major investment and redevelopment of their Mylor Creek boatyard, Cockwells have an impressive array of awards including winner of the 2018 Motor-Boat Award and International Industry Award for Superior Yacht Tender to name only two and are looking forward to exciting times ahead, creating new opportunities and investing in the future of the Company and its workforce.

Other Application Details

Please apply on-line via Unlocking Potential Jobs by attaching your CV and a cover letter outlining why you are suitable for the role. 

To find out more about Cockwells, visit their website at:

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