We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is seeking a long-term employment opportunity to become part of our machine shop team

Here at SeaQuest Systems, we have a vast array of CNC and Manual machinery which includes; Horizontal & Vertical Lathes, Milling Machines, Horizontal Boring Machines & Key Slotting Machinery

Main Duties

  • Preparing & Operating CNC machines to perform tasks such as turning and milling
  • Understanding specifications of the required tasks and gaining the desired results by reading the relevant production drawings
  • Translating instructions into computer commands to operate the various machinery withing the facility
  • Recording the use of materials to the allocated job references
  • Work with minimal supervision once work assignments are given and explained, and ask questions to obtain sufficient instruction
  • Logging of various tests / checks carried out
  • Keep simple records

Other Duties

  • On occasion it may be required to visit customer sites


  • Prepare and operate CNC machines to perform tasks such as drilling, milling, turning et.
  • Understand specifications of the task at hand and the desired result be reading relevant drawings
  • Translate instructions into computer commands so the machines can perform the correct function
  • Ability to operate manual operated machinery
  • Prepare and load raw materials onto the machines
  • Prepare a test run to check if the machines produce outputs according to the specifications
  • Set machines to complete full cycles to facilitate larger quantities of parts
  • Supervise the machines while the execute the tasks, record and carry out any adjustments mage to produce a better result
  • Inspect / Measure finished products and compare against the requirements
  • Complete simple daily maintenance on the relevant machinery to ensure functionality, report any defects that require attention
  • Ability to operate forklifts in a safe manner
  • Ability to operate overhead gantry cranes
  • Record own hours on jobs worked


  • Proven experience as CNC operator
  • Skill in operating CNC machinery and tooling as well as precision measurement tools
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical documents and drawings
  • Computer savvy with basic understanding of computer programming and CAD/CAM
  • Mechanical aptitude and good math skills
  • A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach
  • Good communication abilities
  • High school diploma or equivalent; certificate or diploma in engineering or relevant discipline is a plus
  • Successfully completed apprenticeship is required
  • Ability to operate overhead gantry cranes as required

We operate a safe working environment; any applications should be accompanied by any of the below held by the applicant;

  • Full clean driving license
  • Relevant Qualifications
  • Safe Pass / Equivalent Certificate
  • First Aid / Health & Safety
  • Manual Handling Certificate
  • Abrasive Wheels Certificate
  • Working at Heights Certificate
  • Forklift Driving License
  • 360° Tel-Handler License
  • HGV Driving License

This is a full time position with normal work hours of 08.00 – 16.30, overtime opportunities are available when required

All applicants must have the relevant work authorization to work within Ireland and if required, a copy must be presented with application.

Affordable local accommodation is available for those requiring to travel

Please forward all information to either of the below;


HR Dept., SeaQuest Systems, Industrial Road, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. F94 DF2P