Workshop Operative

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £15,600 - £19,260
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 906224
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The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a Workshop Operative for their client based in Braintree, Essex. 

The position will involve working within a small team to assist in general engineering workshop duties. The role will likely involve varying tasks as required. 

The tasks you might have but are not limited to include: 

  • Drilling/countersinking
  • Making drill jigs
  • Shot blasting
  • Fettling (Grinding) with angle grinders
  • Cutting
  • Straightening material
  • Application of resins to metal
  • Using hand tools files etc.
  • Reading drawings and QA documents
  • Completing QA documents and final inspection 
  • Packing materials onto pallets Training will be required and given.
  • Engineering hands on experience is needed.

Please note that this position involves heavy lifting all day.

Working Hours: 39 hour week Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 4.30pm Friday 8.00am – 3.30pm 

The above hours are set however; you may be requested from time to time to work additional hours so a flexible approach is preferred.

This role would suit someone who is interested in a career within a manufacturing company.

Full job specific training will be given but candidates must have the following attributes: 

  • An organised approach and excellent time keeping
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • The ability to use your own initiative but also know when matters need to be referred to a supervisor
  • Able to lift heavy items (up to 29kgs) within a workshop environment 


Contact Tracey Bates to talk about this role on 01376 517079