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Press Setter / Operator

Job Reference: SAA - PPS_1497867579
Location: West Midlands
Discipline:/ Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£9.65 to 10.89 per Hour

Job Type: Permanent

Power Press Setter/Operator / Smethwick / Temp to Perm / £9.65/£10.89 per hour

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Press Setter for a large internationally trading steel processing company based in the Smethwick area of the West Midlands.

This opportunity is for a time-served press setter, setting various coil-fed power presses to manufacture steel products. Full duties include, but are not limited to;

* Setting and operating a range of coil feed power presses (up to 500 ton), manufacturing parts for the automotive industry and other markets
* Setting of both single and progression tooling on the machines
* Operating a pendant overhead crane to load/unload machinery with steel coil
* Working from engineering drawings and job specs to customer specification
* First off and in process quality checking using quality measuring equipment including micrometers, verniers and gauges
* Assisting with operating the presses as required, overseeing press operators to ensure products are machined correctly

Applicants MUST have a ROSPA or PUWER certificate, along with significant experience of setting and operating power presses. You must also have a background in the steel industry, and be able to operate pendant overhead cranes to load / unload the machinery.

This role will include working a two shift pattern, covering both days and nights. The day shift is 6:00am - 4:00pm with a 1pm finish on Fridays. The night hours cover four nights, Monday to Thursday, working 6:00pm until 6:00am, maiking it a 47 hour week on days and a 48 hour week on nights.

It pays £9.65 on days and £10.89 on nights.

If you think this Press Setter role is right for you, APPLY NOW! For more information contact Stephen Parker at ASC Connections.

01902 771 443 / /

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