Cylinder Production Technician

Job title : Cylinder Production Technician
Location : Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Job type : Permanent
Salary : Salary £18,595 + Benefits & Rolls every Friday
Contact name : Leanne Cunningham
Contact email :

​Talento Group is currently hiring Experienced Cylinder Operatives on behalf of our client based in Carlisle.

The Role:

To work as part of the Cylinder team to produce cylinders locks and keys efficiently and accurately under Master Key Systems. You will receive full training on cylinders in house. The candidate will require excellent attention to detail and good timekeeping.

This is an exciting company to work for with the potential to grow within the business.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Accurately pin cylinders and master key as and when required once trained

  • Wear appropriate PPE at all times

  • To look after your health and safety and that of others within the department and business, following health and safety procedures and reporting any problems as and when they arise

  • Contribute wholly to the smooth and successful day to day operation in the Cylinder Workshop, including good timekeeping and keeping the work area clean and tidy

  • Keying alike of British Standard cylinders, British Standard Sashlocks and British Standard Deadlocks

  • Keying and Master keying of 5, 6 and 10 pin cylinders

  • Operation of Unicode Key cutting and marker 2000 Stamping machines

  • Answering the telephone for both internal and external calls in a polite and professional manner

  • Using all machines in a safe and correct manner

  • Accurate picking of orders

  • Liaising with the Cylinder workshop office and Manager(s) regarding any queries

  • Reporting any potential problems, quality problems with products or health and safety matters immediately to a Manager

  • Liaise with all other departments in a polite and professional manner

  • Ensuring all operational procedures are complied with and actively assisting with improvements to systems and procedures.

Although initially advertised as temporary, this position could lead to a permanent opportunity for the right candidates.


  • Previous experience within the same or a similar role

  • Own transport, due to location and working hours (need to be flexible)

Hours: 8:30 - 5:30 Monday to Friday (Flexibility required)

Interested? Contact us now - we would love to hear from you!