Machine Setter and Operator

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    £11.50 - £12.50 per hour

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    Karolina Wrobel

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    01823 334799

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    26 days ago

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Are you an experienced Machine Setter looking for a new opportunity within the Somerset area? If you like being part of a small company where you can learn a lot and build your current knowledge and skills this could be the perfect match.
As a Machine Setter you will work for a small, family run engineering company based near Langport in Somerset. You will be joining their engineering team and will receive hands on training on a variety of machines.

Machinery used includes:
  • Automatic saw
  • Tube bending machines
  • Brake Press
  • Guillotine
We would love to hear from candidates with experience in operating and setting a variety of engineering machines.
Experience of operating NC controlled equipment would be advantageous, but programming is not essential.
Machine Setter Duties and Responsibilities will include:
  • Setting and operating machines
  • Maintenance of tools and equipment according to company practice
  • Work involving wire, power presses and assembly (as the level of work dictates)
  • Supervisory experience overseeing work produced from equipment that the applicant would have setup for other personnel to operate
A Machine Setter candidate would be working with a variety of industrial equipment fabricating stainless steel tubular, wire and sheet metal components. A mechanical engineering and manufacturing background will be advantageous as well as a hands on approach to being able fix and maintain machinery. You must be self-motivated and able to use own initiative in solving problems.

Hours of work are 39 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 8am-5pm and Friday 8am-1pm.

The rate of pay is between £11.50 - £12.00 per hour depending on experience.

This is initially starting on a long term temporary position with the view to becoming a permanent position after completing a successful trial period.

The company has a summer shutdown for two weeks in August and a shutdown over Christmas.

Don't hesitate, apply today!