CP Engineering Ltd
CP Engineering Ltd
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We are a leading engineering and manufacturing company, seeking a highly motivated and experienced Machinist to join our team in the machining shop.


Job title: Machinist x 1

Location: Kitwe

Engagement type: Full time

Job purpose

To carry out lathe and milling machine works including modifications of machining components to maintain the company’s system equipment and structures cost effectively.

Key Responsibilities

Reviews drawings, instructions, blueprints or samples to ensure accurate production

Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job

Take appropriate measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping

Select appropriate machines (e.g. lathes, mills, ) and position or load material for a job

Selects appropriate machine and settings for a given task

Determine and program size of batches, speed of machine etc.

Monitor machine while working to adjust the feed, maintain temperature and identify issues.

Samples, drawings or instructions to review understand specifications of output

Check output to ensure consistency with specifications and discard defect

Maintaining a good housekeeping in the machining shop

Keep records of approved and defective units or final products

Perform routine machine maintenance and repair minor damages

Other duties assigned by your supervisors

Academic qualifications and Experience

Grade 12 school certificate/ GCE

Craft certificate in Machining from a well-recognized institution.

Must have not less than 3 years’ work experience in engineering and manufacturing industry.

Must be a full paid member of Engineering Institute of Zambia

Professional Skills and Competencies

Proven experience as machinist

Experience in using and/or programming manual tools and machines (lathes, grinders etc.)

Experience in operating and maintaining lathe and milling machines.

Ability to use precision tools (e.g. calipers,) to take accurate measurements

Knowledge of the properties of metal and other material

Good at math with analytical abilities

Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy items


Applicants are requested to provide contact telephone numbers.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The successful applicants will be required to take up the appointment immediately.

Method of Application

If you are keen on the above position, kindly email your application to . Indicate the job title in the subject line of your e-mail and use your full name and the job you are applying for as the filename of your application (e.g. Faith Kutemwa -Machinist). The application should consist of your cover letter, CV and academic qualifications in ONE SINGLE DOCUMENT. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

C.P. Engineering offers equal employment opportunities to qualified men and women

Application deadline
28 Mar 15:00
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CP Engineering Ltd
Metal fabrication & parts
Industrial tools & equipment
General hardware
This company has four departments - its machine shop, boiler shop, bulk storage warehouse and a retail outlet. CP Engineering provides welding machines, boiler shop supplies, machine shop tooling, heavy duty jacks, shackles and more. The company fabricates a whole range of products including bolts, nuts, washers, and helical gears. CP Engineering fabricates and designs products according to customer specifications and requirements.