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Machine Operator - Wakefield - REF No. HQ4419

Industry Sector: Engineering - Manufacturing
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England

Salary: from £25000 to £30000 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: Evan Jeposa

Job Summary

A position has become available for a Machine Operator to join a market leader's manufacturing department. The job is key to providing a quality product for the group and to exceed market expectations. Applications from suitably qualified ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged. The position is ideally suited for a fast learner with sound business sense and who is methodical, detail-oriented and highly organised. This person works quickly and accurately under pressure and must be confident, efficient and practical. Being proficient across various MS Office packages and being able to communicate at all business levels is essential. You will know that press brakes are precision equipment and that being off by millimetres could be a critical error therefore, keen attention to detail is required.

Detailed Job Description

HQ4419: Machine Operator

Location: Wakefield

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 (DOE)

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm with Overtime Available

A position has become available for a Machine Operator to join a market leader's manufacturing department. The job is key to providing a quality product for the group and to exceed market expectations.

Applications from suitably qualified ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.

The position is ideally suited for a fast learner with sound business sense and who is methodical, detail-oriented and highly organised. This person works quickly and accurately under pressure and must be confident, efficient and practical. Being proficient across various MS Office packages and being able to communicate at all business levels is essential. You will know that press brakes are precision equipment and that being off by millimetres could be a critical error therefore, keen attention to detail is required.

Key Responsibilities / Experience:

* Educated to at least GCSE level, with grade C or above in Maths and English
* Hard working with mechanical/electrical skills you need to be able to adapt to the many varied tasks required through our manufacturing process.
* Operate machinery used in the Fabrication process, or assist other machine operators
* We are looking for a highly motivated team player in a fast-paced metal fabrication company. The responsibilities of the job including: planning (nesting) for CNC machines using CAD/CAM packages
* Set up and match parameters for material type and thickness, load programs and set machine parameters to ensure optimal performance of the equipment
* Must have the ability to understand and follow instructions on bespoke projects, coming up with ad-hoc short and long term solutions to immediate problems
* Visual inspection of parts
* Ability to work from engineering drawings
* Work in a fast-paced environment with fast changing priorities
* Keep work area clean and organized
* Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task
* Follow all safety rules and quality standards
* Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
* Knowledge of AutoCAD / SolidWorks

Person Specification:

* Demonstrable understanding of mechanical and engineering principles
* Self-motivated, positive, problem solver
* IT and computer literate
* Good at finding practical solutions, resourceful
* Able to deal and engage with people at all levels

SALARY:

£25,000 to £30,000 (DOE)

HOURS OF WORK:

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm with Overtime Available

BENEFITS:

20 days holiday + Bank Holidays

Pension scheme


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