Vacuum Coating Operative - various shifts

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    Karolina Wrobel

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    01823 334799

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    about 2 months ago

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We're currently recruiting for Vacuum Coating Operatives to work for one our clients in Taunton. 
As part of the team you will support day to day production processes, mainly quality and optical preparation. 

Key responsibilities:
  • Maintain all tools, equipment and work areas so they are in a clean and tidy condition and ready to use at all times.
  • Preparing product for vacuum coating processes.
  • Inline test of coating runs ensuring that they are within the correct parameter and tolerances.
  • Working from engineering drawings, schematics, manuals to prepare the product for vacuum coating processes and to assemble and clean components to meet the agreed quality standards.
  • To be able to work in a clean room environment.
  • Using computer aided test facilities to perform standard or prescribed tests to meet specifications, as required.
  • Inputting data into manufacturing data base promptly and accurately on a daily basis.
  • Accurately complete production documentation.
  • Use only the appropriate tools, calibrated as necessary.
  • Assist with NCR investigations to improve efficiency of manufacturing processes.
  • Work with the Team Lead and VC group to implement the company's policies and goals.
  • Adhere to all health and safety regulations.

Skills and experience:
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular data analysis using Excel. 
  • Good manual dexterity and an eye for detail.
  • Routine problem solving capability.
  • Ability to be flexible to meet the needs of the business and work in a number of different departments across the company.
  • Able to work in an organised manner, multi-tasking on occasions, quickly and under pressure when needed
  • Great communications skills, both internally and externally
  • Used to working from engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of vacuum coating processes would be advantageous.
  • Experience of working in manufacturing and/or quality would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Experience of dealing with exports, dispatches, couriers etc. would be advantageous.

We've got 2 shift patterns available:
- Monday to Friday 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm rotating 
- Night shift - Sunday to Thursday 10pm-6am which will be introduced after a few months training, until then you will be required to work days and/or afternoons 

Apply within or give us a call for more details.