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Lathe Operator / Materials Tester

Job Reference: WEDNESB LATHE MT_1540377877
Location: West Midlands
Discipline:/ Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£10.00 to 11.00 per Hour

Job Type: Permanent

Lathe Operator/Materials Tester / Temp to Perm / Wednesbury / £10.30 per hour

A Lathe Operator / Materials Tester is required for a steel processing company based in Wednesbury.

Duties include the operating an XYZ Lathe to machine steel billets. They are looking for someone to eventually be programming the machine from scratch but will consider anyone with similar Setting and even Operating experience.

The role is a temp-to-perm position with an immediate start available following a successful interview.

Full duties include:

* Operating XYZ Lathes machining steel billets to produce test pieces for laboratory examination
* Saw off to length and centre drill the samples
* Machine samples to size
* Quality checking machined parts using measuring equipment
* Inputting data on the in house computer system
* Carry out routine tasks such as calibration and general housekeeping

The role is working straight days initially, 7am - 3pm. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to expand their knowledge of CNC machining, learning to set and program machines, whilst also learning the Materials Testing / Quality Assurance aspects of the role.

Applicants will need a background in CNC machining / lathe operating and will have to have worked on CNC lathes but ANY experience will be considered, programming, setting or even just operating.

Lab duties include carrying out destructive testing of test pieces and analysing results for end customer. Overtime is payable after 39 hours at time and a half weekday and Saturday.

If you think this Lathe / Materials Testing position is right for you, APPLY NOW! For more information contact Stephen Parker at ASC Connections.

01902 771 443 / /

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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