XYZ Careers

Want to work for XYZ? Here you will find any current job vacancies we have.

We are currently looking for people to join our service team, please see below for more information.

Stores Apprentice

XYZ Machine Tools are the UK’s largest supplier of CNC machine tools. Our headquarters are based in a modern 59,000 square foot factory less than 4 minutes from junction 27 of the M5 motorway. The stores are a key department within our company housing over £ 2 million of stock and supplying machinery parts to our service department, production department as well as customers.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our busy stores department. We are looking for someone who is excited about taking on an apprenticeship. The right person needs to be enthusiastic, self-motivated, show initiative and willing to take on a range of duties. This will be backed up with a formal apprenticeship delivered through Mastertrain of Exeter.

Main Job activities:

  • Picking, packing.
  • Receiving goods in and booking in deliveries.
  • Raising sales orders.
  • Forklift driving. (training will be given)
  • Maintaining a computerised stock ledger.
  • Counting and checking stock.
  • Some lifting required.
  • Other activities include; COSHH, updating our on-line web shop, export documentation and general business administration.


Full training will be given to the right candidate.


Key skills:

  • Computer literate.
  • Eye for details.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Full UK driving licence.


Hours of Work: 07:45 – 17:00 Mon to Thurs    08:30 – 12:30 Fridays (39 hours)

Please send an email to me, Chris Hellier explaining why you would like to take up this challenge and a bit about your education to date.



XYZ Machine Tools Ltd
Woodlands Business Park
Burlescombe, Tiverton
Devon,  EX16 7LL

Accounts Administrator

Job Title: Accounts Administrator

Department: Accounts

Salary:  Negotiable, dependant on experience

Responsible To: Finance Team Leader

XYZ Machine Tools have a vacancy for an Accounts Administrator working within a busy administration and finance team at our head office in Burlescombe.  The successful candidate will ideally have already started studying towards their AAT qualification, with full financial support from XYZ to complete the training to level 4.  We are situated in modern offices just 5 minutes away from the M5 Junction 27.

Purpose of the role:  Process both purchase and sales ledger accounts transaction, bank receipts/payments, costing and stock control.

Key Duties: 

  • Process purchase ledger invoices and pay suppliers.
  • Create and maintain costing sheets for stock.
  • Record and process monthly expenses & mileage claims.
  • Assist with sales orders, invoicing, and customer receipts.
  • General office duties including answering the telephone, filing, post etc.

 In addition to the key duties the company may require you to undertake additional duties that are not defined within the job description that are of benefit to the business.

We are seeking someone who has:

  • Started studying or willing to study towards AAT qualifications.
  • Strong administration skills with experience of Microsoft Office.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Thrives on working in a busy office with a varied role.

This is a full-time position with the option of day release to college to complete the AAT training.

Please apply in writing with your CV to:

Jacqui Burton

XYZ Machine Tools Ltd

Woodlands Business Park


Tiverton EX16 7LL


Machine Tool Service Engineer

Department: Service

Area: Nationwide

XYZ Machine Tools LTD are a leading supplier of Machine Tools in to the UK and Europe. With over 25,000 machine tools supplied to date we are looking for an apprentice trained service engineer from within the machine tool industry to join our dedicated team of field based service engineers

The successful applicant will have done a minimum of a 4 year apprenticeship in the engineering sector preferably with field service experience. The applicant should be comfortable working with both mechanical and electrical aspects of machine tools. Experience with ProtoTRAK and Siemens controlled machines beneficial although not essential as training will be given on control aspects of the machines. The role will involve travelling to customers sites to commission, service and repair XYZ Machine Tools extensive range of machines and will involve some nights away.

The package consists of a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays per year, company van with fuel card with personal mileage included, mobile phone, laptop, Premier inn card and company pension plan.

All locations considered.

 Please send CV to neil.andrews@xyzmachinetools.com