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Machine Operative

Location: Newton Abbot, Devon Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: £7.20 per hour Contact: Paula Thompson
Posted: 4 months ago Contact Email: pthompson@meridianbs.co.uk

The Company:

Fantastic temporary to permanent opportunity with an established business based on the Heathfield Estate, Newton Abbot.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Cut, shape, and smooth wooden parts.
  • Operate specialized pieces of woodworking machinery such as a CNC, Router, Sanders.
  • Verify specifications by measuring completed component.
  • Resolve assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.
  • Keep equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Help maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies with line manager; verifying receipt of supplies.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience of working with wood and associated machining equipment would be beneficial but not essential as full training will be given.
  • Excellent practical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to gain good technical level of product knowledge
  • A reliable and punctual approach to work
  • The ability to work unsupervised and prioritise
  • Basic IT and administration skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • To be quality focused - A positive "can do" enthusiastic attitude towards addressing the technical challenges
  • Possess a strong safety mindset to assure the work completed reflects the technical requirements within industry safety standards.
  • To positively approach change or new situations.
  • To proactively identify areas for improvement and share them with colleagues and line manager.

Associated Benefits (Once Permanent)

  • Salary increases to £7.76 per hour
  • Bonus scheme
  • Workplace pension
  • 21 Days holiday plus bank holidays

Working Hours: 07:30 to 16:00 with 30 mins for lunch (unpaid) and a 10 min morning break.

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.

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