Factory Operative

Recruitment Genius
Dorchester, Dorset, England
23 May 2017
21 Jun 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Factory Operative, Piddlehinton

This is an opportunity to join a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered timber products. Operating from eight sites around the UK, its Timber Engineering business designs and manufactures Roof Trusses and Engineered Floors.

They are now looking for a Factory Operative to join their Piddlehinton team, to assist in the overall smooth running of Timber Engineering Production.

What you will be doing
- Move timber components to correct allocated areas around jigs prior to use in fabrication.
- Bring cut timbers into the pressing area by use of forklift truck.
- Place timber components into jigs.
- Place steel connector plates quickly and accurately at pressing points.
- Assist in handling and safe stacking of completed work from jigs to trolleys.
- Assist in other areas of production as required, including such duties as taking off and stacking cut material from saws, banding job lots using banding machines and assisting in the maintenance of a clean and tidy working area.
- Assist in the nailing of girder trusses.
- Assist in pressing of trusses by operating Mark VIII press.
- Operating overhead crane when required.

Who they are looking for
You will be self-motivated, confident and capable of working under pressure in order to meet deadline. You will be able to understand the functions within the yard and build effective relationships with the team member and operations staff.

These include:
- Salary dependant on experience
- 30 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays, increasing to 33 following 1 years full service by 1 January in any given year.
- Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
- Life Insurance

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