Machine Operator, Reading

Posted By:Reading Branch
Telephone:01189 598078

Job Summary

Reference: 224100652
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: 18720 - 25000 per annum
Date Posted: 10/18/2016

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Machine Operator for a temporary to permanent role based in Reading.

Machine operators hold an important role within busy & fast paced organisation. The successful candidate will need to be a good team player, and be able to communicate effectively with other operatives, setters and supervisors and at all levels in the company.

Specific accountabilities of this role include:

-Work with minimal supervision

-To be responsible for the quality of parts produced and ensure they confirm to company standards and product drawings

-To ensure all the company procedures are followed with respect to product checking

-To run machines to achieve cycle times as recorded on the route cards

-Assist Setter/Team Leader in improving changeover times, machine run efficiencies and tooling set ups

-Keep work areas clean and tidy to help minimise the risk of accidents

-Ensure health and safety of self and others at all times

-Assistant in maintenance on machines as and when required

-Transportation of goods within the factory, assisting with stock checks and general housekeeping within the manufacturing unit.

-To take part in any continual improvement programmes.

The successful candidate must be numerate and literate, be able to read technical drawings

and be competent in the use of measuring equipment (micrometers/verniers)

Experience of best practice within a manufacturing environment is desirable, as well as Manufacturing, engineering or mechanical background and an up to date counterbalance licence.

If you have the desirable skills and experience for this role please send in your CV to