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Extrusion Setter/Operator

Location: Hampshire, South East
Salary: £24,094.00 per annum

The Works are recruiting for an Extrusion Setter/Operator for our client in Romsey.

To role is to assist with the setting and running of extrusion lines during each shift, including help set the extruder and all downstream equipment. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of pipe extrusion and be confident with setting and running extrusion equipment and machinery. This is a challenging role and the ideal candidate will be well motivated and a reliable team member.

Your typical duties will include:

* To produce quality extruded product (mostly pipe)
* To assist with extrusion line setting and operation
* Head, die and pin changing and setting
* Barrel and screw cleaning
* Assist with the start up and shut down of the extrusion lines
* Monitor and maintain quality in accordance with specification
* Use fork truck and manual means to move raw material and finished products
* Assist with extrusion trials
* Help to achieve optimum production
* Assist extrusion setters and other operatives
* Trim, cut, wrap and pack extruded product
* Bend, form and drill extruded product
* Be responsible for the health, safety and welfare of yourself and all personnel in the department
* Make every effort to keep extruded product scrap to a minimum
* Maintain a clean and tidy workplace and good housekeeping within the department (5's)
* Throughout each shift measure and record quality checks and monitor product quality
* Follow and understand operating procedures and setting sheets for extruded products
* Notify the Supervisor of any machine breakdowns or breaches of safety during the production process
* Inform the Production Manager immediately of any breaches of the works rules



Experience:

* Previous experience in a similar role
* A clear understanding of extrusion equipment and methodology
* Ability run an extrusion line



Knowledge:

* Be able to work in a team
* Relevant technical abilities
* Good understanding of mechanical applications
* Basic understanding of electronic control equipment



Skills:

* Good communication skills
* Manual dexterity
* Able to use hand tools and measuring equipment with confidence
* Accurate and methodical
* Good at problem solving



Qualifications:

* NVQ in Manufacturing desirable
* 5 GCSE's including maths
* An IT qualification in Microsoft Word and Excel, not essential but would be an advantage
* Counterbalance Fork truck licence



Working hours are Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 5pm and Fridays 7:30am - 4pm - 44 hours per week. The Company will require you to perform a reasonable amount of work outside your normal hours which is classed as additional overtime, and dependant on the needs of the business. There will also be occasions where you are required to work a night shift programme. Overtime and night shift work is paid at an enhanced rate of pay



Holiday is 25 days + 8 bank holidays. £23,738 - £24,094 per annum. Free parking. This role is an immediate start.

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