Machine Operative

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
£7.50 - £8 per hour
Posted
14 Sep 2016
Closes
28 Sep 2016
Ref
BH1240
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Manufacturing
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
My client, a well-established manufacturer of wire and strip are currently recruiting for machine operatives. The family run company have been established for almost 300 years and are located in the Small Heath area of Birmingham.
The purpose of the job is to produce a variety of steel types, so the understanding of different production processes is key. These may include hardening, reduction, elongation, controlling temperature and lubrication.
To be considered for this position you will need to have experience in the following areas;
*Knowledge of using micrometer, wire welder, verniers and other hand tools
*Be able to read and understand drawings
*Be numerate with the ability to deal accurately with calculations and measurements
*Able to carry out physical requirements where manual handing is needed
*Comfortable working to deadlines
*Experience of wire drawing/wire drafting would be desirable
*The understanding of dies and knowledge of both round and shaped wire would also be desirable
The successful applicant will need to be available immediately; the shift patterns are 06.00 - 14.00 Monday to Thursday 06.00 - 12.00 Friday and 13.30 - 21.30 Monday - Thursday 11.30 - 17.30 Friday with a rate of £7.50 per hour, and this will increase after your probationary period.

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