Lathe Operator

England, Tyne and Wear, North Shields
£19000 - £21000 per annum
12 Feb 2019
26 Feb 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Lathe Operator- would suit Machinist or Fitter / Turner

This is an opportunity to join a Bronze Foundry and Valve manufacturer in North Shields. The Lathe Operator is expected to be multi-skilled with a lathe turning and mechanical background to enable to contribute to production machining activities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Completes set ups of components onto lathe with minimal guidance showing a proactive attitude to minimising downtime and lost production capability.
- Machines to close tolerances and follows technical drawings and worksheets.
- Carries out checks utilising Calipers, Vernier's etc to ensure correct finishes.
- Maintains tools and machine for optimum machining operations.
- Takes a proactive approach to equipment issues with a preventive maintenance mentality. Reports machine faults
- Assists in identifying and maintaining an accurate inventory of parts.
- Contributes to upkeep and updating of required paperwork such as records, maintenance logs, documents, manuals, drawings, PM logs, etc.
- Supports the vision, mission and guiding principles of the company.
- Follows applicable Safety, Health and Environmental rules and guidelines while performing job duties.
- Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
- Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Skills:
- Time Served or HNC or equivalent.
- Requires the ability to operate a wide variety of lathes and tools such as hand tools, power tools, drill press, etc.
- Must be able to read, communicate and comprehend written and oral instructions in English; read and comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, equipment files, etc.
- Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
- Ability to implement, enforce and maintain guidelines set by the Company or management.
- Self-starter motivation. Prioritisation skills in alignment with manufacture priorities. Continuous Improvement mind-set and results oriented.

Years of Experience:
- Minimum 3 years of prior experience in industrial turning or mechanical fitting.
- Technical education a plus

Job Details:
- Full time
- Day shift,
- Wage negotiable per / hour dependent on experience.

- 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
- Company pension scheme
- Free parking
- Career development/progression

Apply for Lathe Operator

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 2MB

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from Jobstoday by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Jobstoday you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs