Situation Vacant – Manufacturing Operative – Vacuum Casting

Malcolm Nicholls Ltd, a prominent 3D printing and prototyping company is seeking an enthusiastic manufacturing operative to work within their Vacuum Casting Department.

This is a varied and challenging role essential to our business.

You will be responsible for producing vacuum cast resin parts from silicone tools.

About you –

  • You will have a fine attention to detail and be able to work with intricate and delicate parts.
  • Have a methodical approach to your work.
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Capability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to follow procedures and work instructions.
  • Have previously worked in a manufacturing role.

About the job  –

Your day will involve,

  • Operating the vacuum casting machines.
  • Weighing out resin for casting.
  • Removal of parts from silicone tools.
  • Preparation / cleaning of existing tools for re-use.
  • Carrying out visual quality checks on the resultant resin component.
  • Small amount of administration to control storage of tools, log resin used and monthly stock check.

To see the vacuum casting processes in action please take a look at this video

Vacuum Casting Process in Action

A short video of the vacuum casting process in action.

Full training is available to the right candidate.

About us –

Established since 1971, Malcolm Nicholls Ltd prides itself as being one of the most prestigious rapid prototyping and 3D printing companies in Europe.

Our reputation for the quality of our work, our dedicated team and our service has enabled us to build a large and loyal customer base, whilst continually attracting new clients.

Salary dependent on experience.

Please note we do not use recruitment agencies.

Job Type: Full-time


Please apply by email to Cheryl Johnson

Please attach your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the job.

Examples of Projects involving Vacuum Casting

Explore many different projects where vacuum casing has played a part. Various projects from single components produced multiple times, through to fully finished exhibition quality assemblies.