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Sawyer Operative

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Somerset, Yatton,

Salary From: £26156

Salary To: £32000

Contact Name: Laura Sherlock

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Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for Sawyer Operatives on a permanent full time basis for our client – the UK’s leading supplier of aluminium glazing systems and bespoke aluminium extrusions based in Bristol.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for maintaining a productive flow rate of material through the profile saw to maximise extrusion output and reduce production downtime. You will also be responsible for recording each profiles actual weight per meter.

Daily Duties and Responsisbilities:-

  • Efficiently operate the profile saw providing the customers final cut to length product
  • Inspect all material at the saw and remove any profiles with extrusion defects
  • Record all data throughout the shift at the saw
  • Ensure all health and safety legislation is achieved and maintained, including company safe working practices, personal protective equipment, housekeeping and relevant cosh regulations.
  • All Material sawn must firstly be identified by a die print. You will be responsible for conducting and recording any final quality checks before the material is aged. These include correct length, convexity/concavity, dimensional, angularity, and surface finish.
  • Removal and recording of any material found not to meet customer specifications
  • You will also be responsible for any test pieces that need to be supplied with the order and that they are taken from the correct position. All swarf must be removed prior to sending the material to ageing.
  • Stay in constant communication with the team throughout the shift, correct information is vital to be able to successfully carry out duties.
  • Report all relevant information back the headman immediately so corrective action can be taken

Working Hours and Salary:-

  • Working a rotating shift pattern Monday to Friday which includes a mix of days and nights: 6.30am-6.30pm and 6.30pm-6.30am, you will typically work 4 shifts one week, then 3 shifts the next two weeks.
  • £26,156 annual basic starting salary rising to £26,730 following training including shift allowance and attendance bonus
  • Overtime may be available which can uplift annual earnings to around £32,000

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