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