Machine Operator

Birmingham Industrial
29 Sep 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My Birmingham based client (B28) is a prolific manufacturing firm involved in the production of specialised sports equipment. They are seeking an experienced Machine Operator to strengthen their team, which would involve the running of a range of machines within their toolroom.

This is an excellent temp-to-perm opportunity for a company which places a lot of emphasis on staff retention. For this reason, they would spend a lot of time with the successful candidate, to develop and expand your skill-set as a Machine Operator.

The company would require experience in one or more of the following processes:

- Tube bending and manipulation equipment
- Pipe cutting
- CNC or conventional machine knowledge (e.g. cutting machines, lathes, drillers, presses or punching machines)
- Power press experience
- Measuring the products using a range of measuring of tools i.e. verniers, callipers, micrometers and CMM)
- Grinding, deburring and polishing processes
- Material handling experience, ensuring that areas are continually replenished with parts
- An understanding of rinsing processes in order to remove residual oil

The following attributes are key for any candidates interested in applying:

- A positive working attitude and ability to work well with others
- Understanding of manufacturing values, such as minimising wastage and thorough quality inspection
- Familiar within a busy toolroom environment as a Machine Operator
- Good sense of humour
- Flexibility with working hours (rare that this will be required, however occasionally you may be needed for an extra hour beyond your set finish time)
- Willingness to commit to a long-term position (those after a stop-gap need not apply!)
- Understanding of finishing processes, using grinders, polishers, deburring and linishing equipment

Rate of pay: Between £8.00 and £8.80 as a starting point, with annual salary reviews on offer
Duration: Temp to perm upon completion of a 13 week trial
Hours of work: 0745 - 1630 Monday to Thursday / 0745- 1330 on Fridays

Once you have been taken perm, there is an attractive pension scheme with a matched 3% contribution. They also offer 25 days holiday, on top of your statutory 8 bank holiday days.

It is essential that all candidate have some experience Operating Machines, and are able to adapt to a range of different equipment. Although not essential, any knowledge of tube bending would be highly advantageous.

If you feel that you have adequate experience as a Machine Operator, and would be readily available to commence work, please click to apply or alternatively email .
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