The candidate need to be conversant with all sheet metal working tools and machines ( rolls powered and manual, guillotine, folder, press brake, geka, welding mag / tig, polishing etc) in a production environment making mainly mould tools from 2 to 5mm thick mild steel. Occasional aluminium and stainless steel work, must be able to do their own pattern development as required,Generally the parts come in laser profiled , so the marking out / pattern development is not a major part. It is forming, assembling , welding and polishing/ grinding that is mainly required.
Materials range from 2mm sheet to 12mm plate and various sections and box sections are used- mainly carbon steel, but aluminium and stainless steel are also commonplace
Quality and Time is of importance and also flexibility in working hours to ensure that the mould tools and parts are manufactured and delivered as agreed
Ability to work on own initiative, unsupervised but also as part of a team is essential
Ideally 6 years experience as a sheet metal worker, but I will speak to people who have less experience but are proficient and confident
rate of pay TBC working hours 08;00 to 16;30, Monday to Thursday and 08;00 to 15;30, overtime rate TBC with 1 hour before and 1 hour after as standard, Saturday mornings most weeks sometimes Pm’s required
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