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Job number: 76519993

  • Corby Branch
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • £10.00 to £12.50 per hour


£10ph - £12.50ph [D.O.E]

Paid Days Off

We are currently recruiting for a METAL FORMING MACHINE OPERATOR for our clients who are an international company market leading company in their industry based at their Corby site in Northamptonshire With an early finish on a Friday.

  • SALARY: £10.00ph - £12.50ph [D.O.E] + Shift allowance
  • BENEFITS: Shift Allowance & enhanced overtime rates, Company pension, Paid Days Off
  • LOCATION: Corby, Northamptonshire easy links from Kettering, Raunds, Rushden, Wellingborough, Northampton.
  • DURATION: Permanent
  • HOURS: Monday - Friday 7.00am - 3.30pm | 2.00pm - 10.00pm with regular overtime
  • START DATE: Immediate

As a Metal Forming Machine Operator you will be responsible for the operation and set up of simple parts on machines as assigned by the department supervisor and the inspection of products being produced to assure conformance to all specifications and workmanship standards. As experience is gained, you will be trained on set-ups of assigned machines including stripping tooling from previous jobs for which you will receive a wage increase once fully competent

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspect product visually and dimensionally as they are being produced on assigned machines for conformity to specifications. Stop machine and inform Mechanic immediately when parts go out of tolerance, do not meet workmanship standards, or when out of control statistically. Keep defective parts/scrap for inspection
  • Must learn in-process and last piece inspection and completes all required inspection forms.
  • Prior to a new setup, the skilled Operator can remove all tools from the previous job, ready for the tool specialist to inspect and evaluate tooling condition. Collect and record SPC data at required intervals using specified data collector and/or NP charts as required.
  • Locate, move, load, and feed new coils of material for machines as required.
  • Empty scrap containers as required into proper receptacles.
  • Keep mechanical portions of machine lubricated per maintenance specifications either manually or by checking that reservoirs are filled. Keep lubrication system properly filled.
  • Keeps assigned area and machines clean, performing general housekeeping in assigned work areas with associated tasks. Clean out containers before using to avoid contamination of product and exercise caution in all phases of production to prevent contamination of product.
  • Before performing any work on a machine or production job, the Operator will verify work order and product drawing for each production job assigned. Check raw material for proper size, type, and any obvious defects prior to using.
  • Perform all operational maintenance on assigned machines in accordance with operation maintenance procedures.
  • Evaluate in-process condition of assigned machines and tooling, and make adjustments as required. The Operator will seek the assistance of a Mechanic of a higher skill level when adjustments beyond his/her skill level are required.

Person Specification

  • Able to comply with all Company policies, procedures, safety rules and regulations.
  • Be able to accurately collect and record SPC data.
  • Possess a high mechanical aptitude and mathematical proficiency.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Must be reliable and willing to work overtime if required.

Do you currently have the right to work in the UK?

Are you able to attend an interview in person in the UK within the 2 weeks' notice or less?

If the answer is YES to both of the above questions, then please apply now.

Travail Employment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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