Careers with Nikken

Bench Fitting Technician

We are currently seeking a Bench Fitting Technician to be based in our Service Workshop.

Applicants should have a sound mechanical Engineering background with experience of fitting bearings and gears to close tolerances. Preference will be given to candidates with recognised qualifications and proven multi skilling abilities as some aspects of the job require basic electrical knowledge. However, college leavers who can demonstrate an Engineering aptitude and willingness to learn will also be considered. Residence within the Rotherham / Sheffield areas would be an advantage.

The company offers an attractive salary commensurate with experience and additional benefits.


Nikken Kosakusho Europe Ltd are looking for enterprising and self-motivated individuals to become Regional Business Managers.

Previous sales experience would be a definite advantage but not essential as full product and sales training would be provided if required. The individual should have a sound engineering background with knowledge of CNC machining and modern manufacturing processes. We offer a competitive package including fully expensed company vehicle, laptop PC, mobile phone and company private health cover.

Service Engineer

Nikken Europe are currently seeking an experienced Service and Installation Engineer to prepare, install and maintain our range of rotary tables on customer sites throughout the UK and occasionally Europe.

Working from home but coming in to our office / workshop when not on site this is a varied and challenging position in a fast paced environment.

The role would suit a time served Engineer educated to HNC level (or similar) in Electrical Engineering, who also has the ability to carry out Mechanical repairs to a high level of accuracy. Machine tool industry experience is essential as is familiarity with the common controls, drives and motors such as Fanuc, Heidenhain and Siemens. The ideal candidate would have a proven track record of successful fault finding and repair on customer sites as well as experience of fitting additional axis capability to existing machines.

On the job and in house training will be provided and may include European travel for training courses on our range of tool presetter machines.

The company offers an attractive salary commensurate with experience and additional benefits including a company vehicle, pension scheme and health insurance.

If you believe you meet our criteria and feel you have something to offer Nikken Europe in any of the positions above, please apply in writing with full CV to