The jobholder will be responsible for carrying out the machining of various sized components to a
high degree of tolerance and high specifications using all machine shop based equipment and techniques
including centre lathes, horizontal borers, milling machines, elga mills, pillar drills, vertical borers, grinding.
Materials used all ranges of steels, alloys, brass and cast irons.
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.