Multi Skilled Machine Operator

Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited
Thorne, Doncaster
£9.50 - £10.63/hour
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of Britain’s fastest growing suppliers of premium quality kitchens to the house building market. Their Very British Collection includes Mackintosh and Sheraton brands to give developers the marketing advantage, range and flexibility they need.

Joining their well-established production team in Thorne, you will be required to operate a minimum of 8 different types of wood machining equipment on the skills matrix to satisfactory standards of workmanship at defined levels of output, working to the agreed safety, quality and hygiene standards.

Whilst understanding the risks and control measures for the equipment operated and surrounding areas, you will know the location and proper use of all safety devices and be responsible for setting and operating machines to produce product with consistent results that is within specification and to acceptable levels of quality. Maintaining high standards of workmanship, you will correctly read drawings and use measuring equipment to measure dimensions whilst identifying and highlighting any process faults, errors and non-conformities to supervision.

They are looking for a highly motivated, trustworthy individual who has proven machining experience gained in the kitchen furniture or allied industries. With an understanding of the principles of wood machining, you will have the ability to set and/or programme machines, including CNC machinery, to consistently produce work to specifications and targets.

Able to work on own initiative and read engineering drawings, you will have proven experience and knowledge of operating wood or panel processing machines and have a good understanding of Health and Safety issues, particularly in relation to wood working/processing machinery. With basic literacy and written communication skills, you will also be able to work well with others and receive and follow instructions.

Those who hold a qualification in Wood Machining e.g. NVQ, City & Guilds or similar are highly desirable, as are those who have a formal apprenticeship or other trades qualification.

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