Plater/Fabricator

Recruiter
MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Gloucestershire client are seeking an experienced Plater/Fabricator to join their team on a full time, permanent basis working shift rotations to include days, lates, nights and weekends when required. The role is commutable from Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury and Stonehouse. This is an excellent opportunity to utilise and grow your skill set and expertise with an award winning engineering company.

Key Responsibilities:

* Candidates will have a good knowledge of electrical circuitry and Surface Finishing Techniques Experience in one or more of the following plating finishing techniques - Chromium, Nickel or Cadmium
* Ability to prepare and mask up components during the pre-plating process
* Ability to set up tooling, fixtures and assist in new tooling design
* Experience of pre-treatments depending upon the material substrate
* Ability to use a wide and varied range of precision measuring equipment
* Ability to read component maintenance manuals, complex drawings and engineering layout information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to complete repairs of parts within specified dimensions and tolerances
* Good problem solving skills to diagnose vat, electrical or tooling malfunctions and to determine need for adjustment or repairs
* Experience with COSHH and safe use of chemicals

Personal Specification:

* An Engineering/Plating Apprenticeship or equivalent ideally gained in the aerospace or automotive sectors
* IMF Foundation / Technician Qualification or equivalent
* Excellent communication skills
* High attention to detail with strong quality awareness
* Good computer skills
* Good mathematical skills
* Team working ethics
* Self-managing and reliant
* Good problem solving skills
* Flexibility
* Must be willing to train and take on board new skills
* An understanding of Lean Sigma disciplines and 5s principles
* Involvement in continuous improvement activities to reduce shop processing times and manufacturing hours
* You will be required to work shift rotations comprising of Days, Lates, Nights and when required Weekends


Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.