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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethan Griffiths

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    20 April 2024

Machine Operator/Setter

Up to £38,000 (inc of shift allowance)


Yolk Recruitment has a new opportunity for a Finishing Shop Machine Operator to join an expanding manufacturer who are leading competitors within specialist processing services.

This role ideally requires experience of setting and operating cylindrical or Surface Grinding Machines.

What you will be doing as Machine Setter/Operator

  • Responsible for setting up and operating a variety of finishing equipment (cylindrical / surface / polishing)
  • Carry out routine operator maintenance tasks
  • Responsible for quality of work and level of production
  • Ensure that components are finished accordingly to the quality standards / customer drawings / process documents for each application
  • Inspect parts before and after processing to ensure preceding operations have been carried out correctly and to verify that your own work has met the required standards
  • To gain a thorough understanding, through training provided and experience, of the factors that affect coating quality and be able to use that knowledge to ensure components are processed to approved methods
  • Good housekeeping (5s) of own work area and contribute to the general upkeep of the working environment
  • Become familiar with the "check-work-check" process and be committed to a "right first time" approach to all tasks carried out
  • To uphold your statutory duty of care for your own personal safety and that of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions
  • To enable the company to meet its own legal duties and to report any hazardous situations or defective equipment

The skills you will bring as Machine Setter/Operator

  • Previous experience of setting and operating manual Cylindrical, and Surface grinding machines
  • Previous experience of grinding Tungsten carbide coatings
  • Experience in reading engineering drawings
  • Competent in the use of measuring equipment and measuring techniques

And this is what you will receive in return

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension - match contribution from 4% - 10%
  • Life Assurance - 2 x annual salary
  • Free parking on all sites * Free refreshments provided
  • An entitlement to full pay whilst off sick for a limited number of days (in addition to your statutory sick pay entitlement)
  • 25 days holiday plus national holidays

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this Machine Setter/Operator role apply now

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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