Finishing Operative

A vacancy has arisen for a Finishing Operative to work within the Foundry Finishing team at our Tipton Duport site.  The ideal candidate will have a background in production and experience of shot blasting, spray finishing and various grinding and drilling operations would be advantageous.

  • Mask and unmask parts in preparation for paint spraying according to the process  job specification
  • Prepare and operate shot blasting tools, production equipment and additional machinery as needed in a safe and efficient manner
  • Shot blast parts in preparation for painting, meeting specific production standards, targets and quality standards
  • Safe operation of various grinding tools including hand grinders, heavy finishing equipment and automated grinding equipment
  • Operating various drilling presses and radial tools
  • Handle materials, goods and components carefully adhering to safety regulations at all times
  • Complete individual performance sheets, ensuring all data is entered accurately and efficiently
  • Book individual completed work and scrap on to the system on a daily basis
  • To Load/Unload containers and wagons of castings

What you need to do it...

  • Previous experience within a heavy industrial environment using a range of machines and production methods - within a Foundry setting would be advantageous
  • Experience operating drill presses and heavy finishing equipment would be advantageous
  • Previous experience operating Barinder grinding machines would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience of complex masking and un-masking of parts would be an advantage
  • Use of basic hand tools
  • Sound knowledge of Health and Safety principles
  • Drive and ambition
  • Confidence and enthusiasm
  • The ability to work individually or within a team environment
  • FLT licence / willingness to train

Our bit…

  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Competitive salary reflecting experience and responsibility
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Bi annual profit related pay incentive
  • 25 days holiday + Statutory

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