Overview

We are currently looking for a Machine Operator to join our client in Reading, Berkshire.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with minimal supervision
To be responsible for the quality of parts produced and ensure they confirm to company standards and product drawings
To ensure all the company procedures are followed with respect to product checking
To run machines to achieve cycle times as recorded on the route cards
Assist Setter/Team Leader in improving changeover times, machine run efficiencies and tooling set ups
Operate punch presses
Keep work areas clean and tidy to help minimise the risk of accidents
Ensure health and safety of self and others at all times
Assistant in maintenance on machines as and when required
Transportation of goods within the factory, assisting with stock checks and general housekeeping within the manufacturing unit.
To take part in any continual improvement programmes.
Key Skills and Experience:

Numerate and literate
Able to read technical drawings
Able to use measuring equipment (micrometres/Vernier) Desirable
Experience of manufacturing best practice (SMED 5S etc.)
Counter balance fork truck licence
First aid
Manufacturing, engineering or mechanical background
PC skills
Sheet metal or fabrication experience
Working hours:
Rotating shift 6am to 2pm and 2pm to 10pm
Salary: £21k-£22k/annum depending on experience.