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Manual Turner

Full Time | Permanent Gloucester 7 months ago

MANUAL TURNER

HOURS/SHIFTS:   3 Shift (rotating)      

My client, a company with a long history and bright future based in Gloucester are seeking experienced Manual Turner to work in their soon to be refurbished centre of excellence. You will be a key part of a transforming business which is undergoing positive change. Easily accessible to bus routes and trains into Gloucester. 

Manual Turner Summary:

Skilled conventional turner required to work on a variety of production machinery. While the role is primarily to set and run centre lathes, experience on turret mills is also required.

The production operative will work safely on a number of machines or processes and will be expected to meet set production and quality targets on a daily basis.

Manual Turner Skill and role focus:

  • Conventional turner should be a formally qualified apprentice with at least 3-5 years of experience of working in a production environment. If not apprentice qualified, then they should be time served with about 5-7 years of experience of working on centre lathes in a production environment.
  • Knowledge of machining composite materials (desirable). Turners should be confident in turning parts ranging from 5mm in diameter up to 1000mm in diameter and possibly even bigger in future. Part lengths will range from around 2mm up 3000mm.
  • Experience of working within a prduction environment. Machinists must be confident in their abilities to calculate angles, radii etc to meet customer drawing features. Likewise, the ability to design and where necessary make tooling to aid in the machining of specific features will be highly advantageous.
  • Majority of items to be machined will be washers, flanged bushes, plain bushes, grooved bearings and split bearings. Experience of eccentric turning and trepanning is also required.
  • The machines to be used range from small lathes such as a Holroyd groover and Colchester student lathe to mid-range lathes such as Broadbent Stanley 3m long bed lathe and Broadbent Stanley faceplate lathe up to a Noble & Lund heavy duty oil country lathe.Experience of working on turret mills (desirable)
  • Operators self-inspect their work with operation First Off’s having a secondary inspection performed by a fellow operator before being signed off. As such, it is expected that skilled operators will be confident in the use of standard hand-held inspection equipment with knowledge of CMM and Shadowgraph use considered an advantage.
  • Experience of working in a target driven environment
  • Furthermore, as skilled machinists it is expected that they will be able to read and interpret engineering drawings with a good understanding of the related G,D & T symbols and how they apply to the part.

 

Manual Turner Responsibilities

  • Ensure any activities you carry out are done with Health and Safety criteria at the forefront – i.e ensure Safe Working Procedures, Risk Assessments and Lock out/Tag Out procedures are read and understood before operating any equipment on site.
  • Raise any performance or H&S issues immediately with the shift leader or supervisor.
  • Meet production and quality criteria on a daily basis.
  • Ensure documentation is completed fully and accurately when performing any duties on the shop floor.
  • Carry out quality checks on products and record the information accurately.
  • Make suggestions on how to improve the processes in relation to production quality or manufacturing time.
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping standards in any area you operate
  • Assist in training and mentoring new operatives and apprentices in that cell
  • To carry out additional reasonable duties as required by business needs.

 

You will be supported with any training required and will benefit from a great working environment.

Apply today or call Chris Rooum on 07417902694

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