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Press Setter / Operator Amersham

Skala Technical Recruitment
Amersham, UK
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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Press Setter / Operator - Amersham

Rate - Negotiable on experience

Long term role

Press Setter/Operator wanted for press shop operating six power presses ranging from 30 to 160 tonnes, and four 5 tonne hydraulic presses.The presses run mainly in 'continuous' mode producing parts on progression tools from continuously-fed coil strip, but there are also some 'single stroke' 2nd operation tools.Position will be as member of a small team of setter/operators.


1) To set up tooling in the power and hydraulic presses to produce formed metal parts.To position and align the tools on the press bed, fit clamps, adjust the press shut-height and stroke, and to set coil material feed parameters.

2) To monitor the press if in 'continuous' running mode, or to operate the press and produce parts if the job is a single-stroke, 2nd op. one.To ensure guards are fitted correctly and the machines are run in a safe manner.

3) To produce sample parts, and carry out inspection checks using a Vernier and in-house gauges.To carry out periodic quality assurance checks during production runs.

4) Change over material coils and component collection stillages during production runs as necessary.

Experience with power presses and/or hydraulic presses desirable, but if lacking that then experience of other jobs using setting and measuring skills is required.

If you are interested in the above positions please reply to this email with your CV or call Michael Flanagan at Skala 01753575300

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