Machine Operator

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £19,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907872
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Are you looking for a new role - keen to work in a modern manufacturing environment? 

Just Recruitment is looking to recruit a Machine Operator to join a well established company based on the outskirts of Halstead.

Manufacturing, assembling parts in an efficient and safe manner are the key criteria for this role. 

Key Tasks Include:
Health and Safety 

  • Comply with the Company's health and safety rules and regulations and help ensure compliance by all who enter or work at the Company's premises. 
  • Maintain cleanliness and tidiness in the Production Dept. and other areas. 
  • Ensure plant, equipment and buildings are properly maintained, advising the Production Supervisor of any deterioration or damage at the earliest opportunity. 

Core Functions 

  • Understand, implement and follow all relevant procedures included in the Company's Quality Manual. 
  • Become fully conversant with, set up, load, unload and operate safely and efficiently, machinery, tools and equipment such as: - 
    Brazing equipment, drilling/tapping machine (CNC, pedestal, etc.), grinding machine, laser cutting machine, lathe (manual, CNC), linishing machine, milling machine (manual, CNC), press brake, sawing machine, welding (TIG,MIG, automated).
  • Carry out production operations such as fitting, assembly, de-burring, painting etc. making optimum use of time, space and materials. 
  • Produce components in accordance with layouts, drawings, sketches, production orders or verbal instructions; working to the stated limits of tolerance. 
  • Complete time sheets, production returns, absence forms, holiday request forms etc. and pass promptly to Production Supervisor. 
  • Carry out machine maintenance work according to skills and physical capabilities. 
  • Use computer terminal to enquire and input details of operations, orders, parts, procedures, products, samples, services, stock, suppliers, time, tooling, etc.
  • Participate in physical counting of stock and investigate discrepancies. Help maintain an accurate record of goods in the warehouse and elsewhere. 
  • Assist with, and where appropriate carry out, the training of other members of staff. 
  • Advise Production Supervisor on the suitability and effectiveness of existing plant, equipment and staff. Make recommendations for the development or procurement of alternatives or additions. 
  • Attend meetings and training sessions as required. 
  • Establish and maintain friendly relationships with colleagues and staff. Exude a courteous and helpful manner to any person with whom he/she may come into contact in the course of his/her work. 
Contact Shannon Mills to talk about this role on 01787 881962