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press operative

Press Setter Operator

What’s on offer for a Press Setter Operator?

  • Salary: £24,400 per annum
  • 2 shift rotation : 6am-2:30pm / 2:30pm – 11pm
  • Permanent Contract
  • A warm and friendly working environment
  • Full training and career progression
  • Full onsite training
  • Free onsite parking
  • Canteen

My client is a well-established, manufacturer based in County Durham. With a rich history, they have an impeccable reputation for the quality of service and products they deliver. With sites established across the world and a strong order book and exciting growth plans for 2022, they are now looking to strengthen their team. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Press Setter / Operator to join their team on a Permanent basis.

This is an exciting time to join an established, passionate team that are constantly striving to improve their capabilities and services for the business.

This opportunity as a Press Setter, gives you the chance to work with one of the most successful manufacturers in the region.

As a Press Setter, you will join a rotating shift system: Monday to Friday 6:00am-2:30pm / 2:30pm-11:00pm

Press Setter / Operator Duties:

  • An ability to forward think and problem solve by having an understanding of the process, equipment and the products used
  • Ability to set and operate the press section of the production line
  • Self-motivated and work towards achieving set KPI’s
  • Able to work well within a team and as an individual within the manual operation of the lay-up area
  • Ability to learn and follow quality expectations/standards
  • Punctual, self-conscious and willing to be flexible, including overtime
  • Able to work any required shifts, with the correct notice period
  • Ability to scan job travellers and follow basic computer system

Press Setter / Operative Role Requirements:

  • Previous experience working in a factory environment – Essential
  • Must be able to work two shift pattern – Essential
  • Machining experience on presses or similar – Essential
  • Understanding & follow work instructions
  • Understand risk assessments and COSHH assessments
  • Wood machining background -desirable
  • Operator level skills of worktops or similar products from blank to finished product desirable