LASER, PUNCH PRESS OPERATOR / PROGRAMMER

Up to £14.50 per hour | £20 shift allowance per night | Immediate start date

Details about the role

Job Type: Full time role

Salary: £12.00 -£14.50/Hr (D.O.E)

Hours:

Dayshift:
Monday – Thursday (07.30 – 16.30)
Friday (07.30 – 14.00)

Nightshift:
Monday – Thursday (16.30 – 03.00)

Location: Holsworthy, Devon

Start Date: Immediate

Due to continued and stable growth. We are looking at recruiting a laser/punch press setter/operator for the safe set up and operation of automated Amada EM turret punches and Ensis Fibre laser (laser optional skill set).

Someone must have a minimum of 2-3 years’ previous experience as turret punch press setter/operator. Experience with other brands of turret punches will also be considered, but Amada would be desirable. You will also need to be extremely responsible, reliable and be an excellent team player and communicator with best practise in mind to be considered for this post.

The successful candidate will be working with heavily automated machines that run in a 24hour production environment. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a high standard of engineering aptitude following on with the right focus on quality.

You will also be able to work on their own initiative from technical drawings and production schedules. You must also be flexible within the factory and willing to undertake other engineering duties to fit production demands.

We're looking for:

  • High standards of timekeeping and attendance are essential.
  • In-house training will be provided on our specific product related technicalities and automated equipment where required.
  • The ideal candidate will be preferably time served in mechanical engineering or equivalent NVQ, but this is not an essential requirement if coming from a long-established sheet metal environment.
  • Previous experience of Radan software (Desirable)

What's required...

  • Recent and broad experience using CNC machine tools
  • Must be knowledgeable and experienced with CNC programming, setting and operating Laser or Punch Press Machines (Amada desirable)
  • Be familiar with CNC machines and can program parts yourself, set jobs and set tools
  • Any other sheet metal experience would be an advantage
  • Keeps work areas clean and safe
  • Select correct punches and dies based on material thickness and type
  • Set up tooling, load programs, set machine parameters to ensure optimal performance of the equipment
  • Determine if tools are undamaged and in safe condition after use
  • Produce quality parts according to customer drawings and specifications
  • Quality Control parts with tools such as callipers and tape measures to ensure tolerances are held according to customer drawings and specifications – First off inspections
  • Knowledge of reading and interpreting Engineering Drawings
  • Maintaining and sharpening tooling
  • Undertaking regular daily and weekly preventative maintenance on the machines
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with fast changing priorities
  • A forklift licence would be an advantage.

View the benefits of a career in engineering

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee discounts at local retailers
  • Progression and training
  • Team building days out
  • Overtime at 1.33 available

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