The jobholder will be responsible for carrying out the machining of various sized components to a high degree of tolerance and high
pecifications using all machine shop based equipment and techniques including centre lathes, horizontal borers, milling machines,
ga mills, pillar drills, vertical borers, grinding. Materials used all ranges of steels, alloys, brass and cast irons.
Role responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:
You must be able to understand engineering drawings in order to machine items to required tolerances. With the ability to check measure own work and work to all ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 criteria
To ensure all activities comply with safety requirements and bring any quality and safety issues to the Leading Hand if it is not possible to take immediate corrective action.
To undertake any activities as instructed by the Leading Hand or other members of the Management Team provided it is safe to do
Utilise Fork lift truck driving, slinging/rigging and operation of overhead cranes if licensed to complete work movements in a safe organised manner
To feedback all information relating to work undertaken to Leading Hand and complete relevant Q.A documentation.
Have daily interaction with Team Members on the same team
To continually update the Service Engineer/Leading Hand and fully engage with any team input required to help with the repair/manufacture of required items to the required QA standards.
To work to a high standard using measuring equipment and machine shop machinery that is in compliance and to perform under pressure as and when required
Attention to safe working practices is essential as the company operates a Zero Compromise towards Safety and must be pro-active in achieving all safety goals
To assist and carry out where appropriate, the failure analyses and implement practical cost effective solutions.
To actively participate in solutions generated via problem solving activity with a wide range of other personnel as appropriate
To work alongside contract or agency labour as appropriate and in so doing set the standard and direction for the work to be done.
To ensure that the appropriate level and quality of spares requirement is identified and arrangements are in place to satisfy operational demands.
To help coach others, including shift teams and contractor personnel, in order to instill high standards and develop engineering skills in others for overall business benefit.
To work in a totally flexible manner to support and participate in all team activities aimed at achieving manufacturing and product quality targets.
Requirements / Personal Specification
The jobholder must be a time served indentured mechanical craftsman
Must have experience of working within a safe system of work
Any safety accredited course would be advantageous (E.G. IOSH or NEBOSH)
NVQ level 3 qualification in mechanical engineering
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Must be able to work safely under pressure.
Must be able to receive and carry out instructions of work within an agreed time.
Must be able to ask question if they feel something is unsafe.
Must be able to ask, if they donít know something
Report writing experience
Write risk assessments and safe working procedures before carrying out tasks.
QA system Knowledge and worked within credited ISO 9001 company
Candidates should be experienced in the manual operation of lathes, boring, grinding and milling machines.
Experience in operating CNC machines is advantageous
Be capable of interpreting technical drawings and standards,
Be able to complete manual tasks up to 25kg in weight
Be able to stand for long periods completing bench work.
Operate within a team and contribute to goals and targets
Be able to Kneel/bend and twist to access jobs when required
Be able to use vibrating air and electric tools compliant current regulations
Be able to work alone unsupervised as when required
Advantageous to drive large overhead gantry cranes
Advantageous use large slings and lift large pieces of plant correctly
To work with COSHH regulations and have knowledge of substances working with them correctly
Be able to work anywhere on site, any shift rota with only 48 hour notice.
Advantageous to drive forklift trucks from 1.8 tonne to 12 tonne
Advantageous to operate a mobile elevated working platform.