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Press Setter/Press Operator job in Hyde

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Job Ref:  204588851
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Hyde
Post Code:  SP6
Salary:  £7.72 - £8.85/hour
23/10/2016 09:01
Press Setter/Press Operator

Hours of Work: 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Major Recruitment is working in partnership with a prestigious component manufacturer based in the Hyde area of Manchester. The Ideal candidate will be experienced with a keen eye for detail and be methodical/thorough to keep up with the production process

Primary Objectives

• To produce Steel Pressings to a Component drawing, utilizing machinery and equipment as effectively and efficiently as possible.

• To provide various departments within the company a consistent supply of Metal and spring brackets.

Specific Responsibilities

• To set the several presses and tools to produce quality components efficiently and to the standard laid down in PUWER regulations 1998; ensuring correct working practices are complied with.

• To ensure that the components made within the press shop are to the standard of quality associated to the company

• To monitor the production process throughout the run, in particular paying special attention to the tooling. Help to identify potential issues and offer potential problem solving ideas.

• Carry out regular quality checks using gauges, Callipers, associated plastic parts and drawings.

• Issue First off and last off samples to the Quality Control department

• Fill in daily Quality control, production and Access data bate Job sheets

• To monitor steel stock levels within your department ensuring that steel is always present and available to keep down time to a minimum

• To remove scrap steel from your department and place in the allocated steel scrap bin

• Maintain a clean and organised department

Main Activities

• Correct identification of material / tooling to be used.

• Inspection of guards and safety devices as defined in the PUWER regulations 1998. Daily inspections must be recorded on the relevant sheets attached to each machine and filed

• To carry out the loading and unloading of tools in accordance to "safe working practices" as laid out in the risk assessment manual

• To store all press tool in a safe and tidy manner

• Correct use and setting of press shop equipment used to produce steel pressings to include;

• Atkin Roll Feeders
• Decoiling Equipment
• Hare Power Presses
• Press Tools
• Press tool Trolley

• Correct use and understanding of the 'Press Shop Control Card' ensuring all relevant information is entered, including;

• Part Description
• Part Number
• Batch Number
• Quantity of Components
• Date Produced

• Record batch No on the Plating supplier sheet and issue to GM assist

• Ensure bins awaiting collection have the batch card attached to the bin of work and is placed in the suppliers allocated space

• Report any machine, or tool faults to a member of management.

• Report any quality faults to a member of management / Quality team

• Correct use and understanding of Tool Repair Sheets.

• Ability to employ simple 'fault finding' techniques when necessary.

• Transportation of materials and finished goods within the company.

• Correct storage of raw materials and finished goods.

• Correct use of any tools \ equipment that may be required to assist in carrying out your duties satisfactory, i.e.;

• Steel Rule
• Hand Pliers
• Spanners
• Vernier Caliper
• Tin Snips

• Give a minimum of 1 hours notice for your steel requirements

• Steel not required in the press shop should be allocated a weight and returned to Material stores person

• If required, assist with the loading and unloading of the steel brackets onto suppliers vehicles


• Some physical lifting may be necessary during the course of the working day. Always refer to your manual handling training

• Your work place and working area must be kept clean and tidy. Good housekeeping standards are important, thus, any concerns raised will reflect on the individuals concerned.

• Safety footwear is deemed compulsory in this area and must be worn at all times.

• Ear protection is mandatory when working in this department

• Perform within the requirements of your position and to the companies Health & Safety standards, as defined in the company Health & Safety Policy.

• To carry out any other duties when required. This could involve working in other departments within the factory as and when deemed necessary
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